Coping Skills and Depression School Nurse Webinar Series #3
Free DSM-5 APA Measures
Severity Measure For Depression—Child Age 11 to 17
Level 2—Depression—Child Age 11 to 17
Modified Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Kroenke K, Spitzer RL. The PHQ-9: a new depression and diagnostic severity measure. Psychiatry Ann. 2002;32:509–51
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
SDQ 4-10 years Parent-Teacher Form—English
SDQ 11-17 years—English
SDQ Scoring Guide 4-17 years—English
SDQ 4-17 years Parent-Teacher Form—Spanish
SDQ 11-17 years—Spanish
SDQ Scoring Guide—Spanish
Additonal Languages and Versions
Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ)
Angold A, Costello EJ, Messer SC, Pickles A. Development of a short questionnaire for use in epidemiological studies of depression in children and adolescents. Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 1995;5:237–249
The Mindfulness App
Stop, Breath, Think
Meditation Timer Pro
Problem Solving Steps
Desrochers, J. & Houck, G. (2013). Depression in children and adolescents: Guidelines for school practice. Silver Spring, MD: National Association of School Nurses.
Klein, D. N., Dougherty, L. R., & Olino, T. M. (2005). Toward guidelines for evidence-based assessment of depression in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 34(3), 412-432.
Morey, M. E., Arora, P., & Stark, K. D. (2015). Multiple‐stage screening of youth depression in schools. Psychology in the Schools, 52(8), 800-814.
Pass, L., Brisco, G., & Reynolds, S. (2015). Adapting brief Behavioral Activation (BA) for adolescent depression: a case example. The Cognitive Behavior Therapist, 8.
US Preventive Services Task Force. (September 2017). Final recommendation statement: depression in children and adolescents: screening. 2016. Retrieved from https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/depression-in-children-and-adolescents-screening1
Werner-Seidler, A., Perry, Y., Calear, A. L., Newby, J. M., & Christensen, H. (2
017). School-based depression and anxiety prevention programs for young people: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical psychology review, 51, 30-47.
Reynolds, W. M., & Johnston, H. F. (Eds.). (2013). Handbook of depression in children and adolescents. Springer Science & Business Media.
Breathing Techniques for kids
Progressive Muscle Relaxation