This work is only possible because of the significant contributions from scholars and practitioners in the field who work tirelessly to help children who have experienced trauma be more successful in school. For more information regarding this topic, access information in the hyperlinks above, read the articles by the researchers in the field as cited, and refer to the Defending Childhood State Policy Initiative By Drs. Eklund and Rossen (Guidance for Trauma Screening in School).
CPCM also acknowledges professionals from the following organizations who have provided input to this recommendation: University of South Dakota, SD Department of Education, SD Department of Social Services – Behavioral Health and Child Protection Services Divisions, SD School Administrator Association, SD Education Association, Associated School Boards of SD, Avera Health, Sanford Health, Children’s Home Society, and Lewis & Clark Behavioral Health.
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Bruhn, A., Woods-Groves, S., & Huddle, S. (2014). A preliminary investigation of emotional and behavioral screening practices in K-12 schools. Education and Treatment of Children 37(4), 611-634. doi:10.1353/etc.2014.0039.
Chafouleas, S. M., Kilgus, S. P., & Wallach, N. (2010). Ethical Dilemmas in School-Based Behavioral Screening. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 35(4), 245–252. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534508410379002
Eklund, K. & Rossen, E. (2016). Guidance for Trauma Screening in Schools: A product of the defending childhood state policy initiative. Delmar, NY: The National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
Eklund, K. R., Rossen, E., Koriakin, T., Chafouleas, S. M., & Resnick, C. (2018). A systematic review of trauma screening measures for children and adolescents. School Psychology Quarterly, 33(1), 30-43. https://doi.org/10.1037/spq0000244
Maki, K. & Lemmer, S. (Spring, 2018). Universal Screenings in Schools. A presentation at the University of South Dakota. Vermillion, SD.
Shemesh, E., Newcorn, J. H., Rockmore, L., Shneider, B. L., Emre, S., Gelb, B. D., & Yehuda, R. (2005). Comparison of parent and child reports of emotional trauma symptoms in pediatric outpatient settings. Pediatrics, 115, e582–e589. doi:10.1542/peds.2004-2201
Stover, C. S., Hahn, H., Im, J. J. Y., & Berkowitz, S. (2010). Agreement of parent and child reports of trauma exposure and symptoms in the early aftermath of a traumatic event. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 2, 159–168. doi:10.1037/a0019156
2Whitcomb, S.A. (2018). Behavioral, social, and emotional assessment of children and adolescents (5th ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.