Assessment

Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS-Sy)

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For more information about this measure, please contact Fiona McEwen at f.mcewen@qmul.ac.uk

Evidence Snapshot

Summary
The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS-Sy) is a self-report questionnaire designed to assess the severity of DSM-IV PTSD symptoms in children aged 8-18 years. It was adapted for Syrian children and tested with a Syrian refugee population, aged 8-17 years, living in Lebanon in informal tented settlements.
Where
Lebanon
With what adaptations?
Proceed for purpose with caution and purpose

Measure Snapshot

For what?
Screening
About what?
Mental Health
How?
Paper-pencil format
Respondant
Child, Parent, Enumerator/Data Collector
By what method?
Survey, Observation

Resource Info

Published

Published by

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Institute for Development, Research, Advocacy and Applied Care (IDRAAC), Médecins du Monde (MdM)

Authored by

Fiona S. McEwen, Tania Bosqui, Vanessa Kyrillos, Patricia Moghames, Nicolas Chehade, Cassandra Popham, Paul Bolton, Dahlia Saab, Georges E. Karam, Elie G. Karam, Michael Pluess

Topic(s)

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)
Social and Emotional Learning

Use:

Screening, Basic research

Resource Category:

Mental Health