ERIC Number: EJ791936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
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Establishing Ongoing, Early Identification Programs for Mental Health Problems in Our Schools: A Feasibility Study
Nemeroff, Robin; Levitt, Jessica Mass; Faul, Lisa; Wonpat-Borja, Ahtoy; Bufferd, Sara; Setterberg, Stephen; Jensen, Peter S.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n3 p328 Mar 2008
The study evaluates the feasibility and effectiveness of several mental health screening and assessment tools in schools. A computerized version of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-IV proved to be feasible bridging the gap between mental health providers and unmet need of children accompanying risks.
Descriptors: Feasibility Studies, Mental Health, Identification, Screening Tests, Evaluation Methods, Computer Assisted Testing, Children, Risk, Health Needs
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