Practice Management

Training Resources for Office Staff

Implementing screening and assessment includes a number of steps in a clinical setting. The Screening and Assessment section focuses on the screening instruments that can be used for screening and diagnosis. The Implementation of Screening Tools page focuses on resources for appropriate use of the screening tools. This section, Training Resources for Office Staff, provides resources for training other office staff and health care providers in implementing screening, assessment, and surveillance activities.

Autism: Caring for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians, 2nd Edition
For more information, or to order this new Autism resource, visit the AAP Bookstore.

Organizing Offices for Detecting and Addressing Developmental and Behavioral Problems PDF

Building Your Medical Home Toolkit
The Toolkit is organized into six building blocks that provide guidance for Medical Home implementation with links to downloadable tools.

Bright Futures provides resource materials that focus on preventive care, screening and assessments, and health promotion. Helpful resources can be found at:

The Developmental Surveillance and Screening Policy Implementation Project (D-PIP) selected 17 pilot primary care pediatric practices to implement the AAP policy statement, Identifying Infants and Young Children With Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening. Following the project, information is being shared with pediatric clinicians and other health care professionals who are seeking to improve the delivery of developmental surveillance and screening.

Tally Sheet PDF
Spring 2014 SODBP Newsletter

Time Sample PDF
Spring 2014 SODBP Newsletter

Behavior Diary PDF
Spring 2014 SODBP Newsletter

Duration Record PDF
Spring 2014 SODBP Newsletter

Six Tips for Helping Parents Advocates for Their Child's Care PDF
Spring 2011 SODBP Newsletter

Tips for Recognizing and Helping Children Who are Bullied PDF
Fall 2010 SODBP Newsletter

Teaching Developmental-Behavioral Screening /Surveillance to Health Care Professionals PDF
How to educate primary care professionals on screening.

Developmental Screening in Primary Care: A Short Overview of the Process, Challenges, and Benefits of Implementing a Screening Program PDF
Spring 2009 SODBP Newsletter

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Developmental-Behavioral Screening PDF
Fall 2007 SODBP Newsletter

Telling Parents about Your Screening Initiative PDF
Fall 2007 SODBP Newsletter

Delivering Difficult News PDF
Information for providers on delivering diagnosis/results to patients

Explaining the Results of a “Failed” Screen PDF
Fall 2007 SODBP Newsletter

Interpreting Screening Tests to Families and Encouraging Follow Through PDF
Tips for explaining screening results and recommendations to parents.

Information about Intervention Resources: Finding it, Maintaining it, and Using it PDF
Fall 2007 SODBP Newsletter

Caring for Children with ADHD: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians Available on the AAP Member Center or http://www.nichq.org/adhd_tools.html
This toolkit, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHQ), includes diagnosis information, including the Vanderbilt Assessment Scales and scoring resources; treatment information; and parent information and support resources.

Sleep Log PDF
Courtesy of Henry L. Shapiro, MD

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The DB:PREP Course will be offered in 2016, more information to come. DB:PREP is a comprehensive review of the developmental-behavioral pediatric medicine for both the pediatric subspecialist and the primary care physician.