During our treatment plan, we employ a handful of different types of assessments to make sure that we are giving the best possible treatment, geared specifically towards each patient. One of the most valuable parts of this process is by taking inventory of the conditions and behaviors each teen exhibits, as well as helping them perform a self assessment. We use the following forms of inventory when assessing each patient:
Adolescent Psychological Inventory(APS)
This inventory helps us outline three distinct scale dimensions: personality styles, expressed concerns, and behavioral patterns.
Columbia Suicide Risk Assessment
This is one of the most evidence supported suicide risk assessment tests available. It is a simple series of questions that help us assess suicide risk in your troubled teen.
Substance Abuse Inventory (SASSI)
This is a brief self-report, with a specific test geared towards adolescents.
Youth Outcome Questionnaire (YOQ)
The YOQ is helpful in helping us track the progress of our patients. It is designed to reflect the total amount of distress that a child is experiencing.
Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS)
The CPSS helps us determine levels of PTSD in a child or adolescent after a traumatic event. It’s a scale with just 17 items, that help us find a total severity scale in your child.
Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE)
If your child has any sort of trauma from their childhood, this test helps us pinpoint those experiences and issues in order to better help us target our treatment.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder-7 (GAD-)
A quick 7 item test to assess a current level of anxiety in individuals who experience Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
A nutritional screening helps us make sure that your child is properly nourished, and helps in preparation for treatment for eating disorders and disordered eating.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
This sorter is a self-assessment to help us better understand your child, as well as help your child better understand themselves.