Assessment Tools 

Discussion: Assessment Tools

Do you believe assessment tools are a hindrance (user error, false positives), or do they enhance a clinician’s ability to diagnose correctly? To support your response, provide an example of an assessment tool, and describe the tool’s benefits and challenges.

Below are four resources to use for the discussion.

Article: Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care

Article: Treatment of Maladaptive Aggression in Youth

Article: Mental Health Screening and Assessment Tools for Children: Literature Review

Website: Table of Screening Tools and Rating Scales

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