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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
Drug Use Screening Inventory-Revised (DUSI-R) Addiction and Substance Abuse

5th grade reading level

English, Multiple Languages

Info not available

Info Not Available 10-100 yrs
KIDSCREEN Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Finnish, French, German, Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish, Spanish (Chilean), Spanish (Europe Caribbean South America Central America)

Yes

Free 8-18 yrs
Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

No

Free 8-18 yrs
Ohio Scales for Youth Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian

No

Free 5-18 yrs
Optum SF-12v2 Health Survey Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English, Multiple Languages

No

Info Not Available 18-100 yrs
Self-Sufficiency Matrix Life Skills/ Independent Living English

Info not available

Free 18-24 yrs
Short Employment Tests Vocation/Career Interests

** for applicants for clerical positions ** 5th grade reading level

English

No

$$$
The Conner-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD- RISC) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Info not available

Free 10-100 yrs
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales,Second Edition (Vineland-II) Life Skills/ Independent Living

** students,youth and adults who may have learning or developmental challenges ** students at all levels of learning/behavior development

English, Spanish

Yes

$$-$$$ 0-90 yrs
Wide Range Achievement Test 4 (WRAT4) Academic Skills

** includes students who may have learning challenges

English

Yes

$$-$$$ 5-94 yrs
Young Adult Psychiatric Assessment (YAPA) Mental Health and Overall Well-Being English

Yes

Free 18-100 yrs
Risk Assessment and Minimization Workbook Risk Assessment English

No

Free 12-100 yrs
Transition Age Youth - Vulnerability Index - Service Prioritization Decision Assistance Tool (TAY-VI-SPDAT):"Next Step Tool for Homeless Youth" Vulnerability English

No

Free 0-24 yrs
Commercial Sexual Exploitation-Identification Tool (CSE-IT) Human Trafficking English

3 hour training

Free 10-100 yrs
Form 90 Drug and Alcohol (Form 90 DnA) Addiction and Substance Use Disorders English

Yes

$$$ 10-19 yrs