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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Search Screening & Assessment Tools for RHY Programs


library searchThis web page helps you easily search and access screening and assessment tools relevant to serving youth and young adults. It allows you to search by various criteria to narrow a review of some 120 plus tools. After entering your search criteria, click the "Apply" button and the results will display in a table below and in a spreadsheet you can download by clicking the "CSV" button.

These screening and assessment tools have been compiled by NCHYF to assist youth-serving programs in reviewing and assessing the needs of youth, young adults, and children, relevant to the Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth’s Performance Standards. The tools listed in this database have been pre-screened for relevance but are not endorsed by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the information contained herein is not an exhaustive list.

Screening/Assessment Tool Title and Link Subject Required Reading Level Language Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool? Cost of materials F-free $-$0-99 $$-$100-199 $$$-$200 & up Population age group
Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

6th grade reading level

English, Spanish

Yes

$-$$$ 2-16 yrs
Life Stressors and Social Resources Inventory - Youth (LISRES-Y) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

No

$-$$$ 12-18 yrs
Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

$-$$ 17-100 yrs
Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17 (PSC-17) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Spanish, Pictorial with English subtitles, Pictorial with Spanish subtitles, Pictorial with Filipino subtitles

No

Free 4-16 yrs
Personality Inventory for Youth (PIY) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

3rd grade reading level

English, Spanish

Yes

$$$ 9-19 yrs
Psychosocial Evaluation & Threat Risk Assessment (PETRA) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

$-$$ 11-18 yrs
Resiliency Scales for Children & Adolescent (RSCA) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being, Resiliency

3rd grade reading level

English

Yes

$-$$ 9-18 yrs
Reynolds Adolescent Adjustment Screening Inventory (RAASI) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

$$-$$$ 12-19 yrs
Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale,Second Edition (RADS-2) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

$$-$$$ 11-20 yrs
School-Age Assessments:Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL),Teacher's Report Form (TRF),and Youth Self-Report (YSR) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Spanish

Yes

$-$$$ 6-18 yrs
Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS)Rating Scales Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

2nd grade reading level for student form,5th grade reading level for parent form

English, Spanish

Yes

$$ 3-18 yrs
Sutter-Eyberg Student Behavior Inventory-Revised (SESBI-R) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being

6th grade reading level

English, Spanish

Yes

$-$$$ 2-16 yrs
Symptom Assessment-45 Questionnaire (SA-45) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

$-$$ 13-100 yrs
Youth Outcome Questionnaire 3.0 (Y-OQ 30.2) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Spanish

Yes

$$$ 12-18 yrs
Youth Outcome Questionnaire Self-Report-Version 2.0 (Y-OQ SR 2.0) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Spanish

Yes

$$$ 12-18 yrs