Core Items

The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths expands depending upon the needs of youth and the family. Basic core items are rated for all youth and parents or unpaid caregivers. Individualized Assessment Modules are triggered by key core items (see italics below). Additional questions are required for the decision models to function.

Caregiver Resources & Needs

Youth Traumatic Experiences

Youth Strengths

Youth Life Functioning

Cultural Factors

Youth Behavioral/Emotional Needs

Youth Risk Behaviors