Unit Three: Screening Tools and Procedures

Chapter 13: Screening Tools & Measuring Outcomes in Mental Health

Unit Three: Class Three

Learning Objectives

3.3.1. List screening tools and guidelines to identify mental health issues.
3.3.2. Explain how the results are documented in the electronic health record for communication, monitoring care, and outcome analysis (intra/inter-office, state and local registries).
3.3.3. Summarize the importance of screening tools as a measure of health, measure of results, and standards in care.
3.3.4. List the pros and cons of three screening tools.
3.3.5. Explain how you might utilize support staff of team members to administer, chart the results, and/or coordinate care.

Reading Assignments


Integrated Care: Creating Effective Mental and Primary Health Care Teams 
  • Depression -Chapter 2, pgs 27-54
  • Anxiety & Trauma Disorders – Chapter 4, pgs 78-100
Integrated Care: Working at the Interface of Primary Care and Behavioral Health
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Integrated Settings – Chapter 4, pgs 63-87


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