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Clinical Tools and Resources

Screening Tools


Screening Guides for Clinicians

Birth To 5: Watch Me Thrive! A Compendium Of Screening Measures For Young Children (PDF, 115 pages)


A Behavioral Health Provider’s Guide for Developmental and Behavioral Screening (PDF, 9 pages)


Global Developmental Screening


Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Third Edition (ASQ-3) (publisher website, tool available for purchase)


Behavioral Screening

The Survey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC) (website, click on "Parts of the SWYC" to access specific tools and scoring guides, including the Baby Pediatric Symptom Checklist and the Preschool Pediatric Symptom Checklist)


Communication and Symbolic Behavior Scales Developmental Profile™ Infant-Toddler Checklist (publisher website, free to download)


Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (free to download)


Sexual Behavior Screening

Child Sexual Behavior Inventory (CSBI) (publisher website, tool available for purchase)

Trauma & Traumatic Stress Screening


Child and Adolescent Trauma Screen (CATS): Caregiver Report for Children Ages 3-6 and Clinical Guide for Administering the Child and Adolescent Trauma Screen (CATS) (both free to download)



Parenting Stress Index, Fourth Edition (PSI-4) (publisher website, tool available for purchase)


Child Abuse Potential Inventory, Second Edition (CAPI-2) (publisher website, tool available for purchase)

DC:0-5 Crosswalk and Billing


The Washington State Health Care Authority offers many resources to support providers in adopting the DC: 0-5™, including billing guidance related to mental health assessments for young children (MHAYC) and the Apple Health DC: 0-5™ Crosswalk for use by Apple Health mental health professionals diagnosing children from birth through age five.

To learn more, please visit the MHAYC Provider Page.

Community-Informed Apple Health DC:0-5™ Crosswalk

Crosswalk from DC:0-5™ to DSM-5 and ICD-10

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