TSCC -SF - Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children - Screening Form

John Briere, PhD

Qualification Level: A (Psychologist)

Purpose: Helps identify possible child victims of trauma
Format: Paper and pencil
Age range: 8 years to 17 years
Time: 5 minutes


The TSCC Screening Form allows you to quickly screen children ages 8-17 years for symptoms of trauma and determine if follow-up evaluation and treatment is warranted.

Features and benefits

  •     Provides a valid, reliable, and standardized means to screen child victims of trauma.
  •     Supports the trauma informed care approach to treatment.
  •     Takes just 5 minutes to administer and score.
  •     Quickly indicates whether a child or youth is at risk for clinically significant psychological disturbance.
  •     Useful for clinicians who see large numbers of children in short periods of time.
  •     Does not require an advanced degree or training to administer and score.
  •     Can be administered individually or in a group setting.

Test structure

  • Derived from the TSCC. Selected items were best at predicting overall trauma and sexual-related symptomatology.
  • Carbonless form includes 12 items and two subscales—General Trauma and Sexual Concerns—that are scored separately.
  • Features separate cutoff scores (derived from TSCC normative data) for boys and girls ages 8-12 years and ages 13-17 years.

Technical information

  • Normative data (N = 3,955) features self-reports of children ages 8-17 years from three nonclinical samples.
  • Internal consistency coefficients are in the good-to-excellent range.
  • Test–retest reliability was r = .80 (p < .001) for each scale.


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TSCC-SF - Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children Screening Form

TSCC-SF - Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children Screening Form

TSCC Screening Form Introductory Kit includes TSCC /TSCYC Screening Form Technical Paper and 25 TSCC Screening Form Hand-Scorable Answer Sheets ...
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TSCC Screening Form Hand-Scorable Answer Sheets (25)

TSCC Screening Form Hand-Scorable Answer Sheets (25)

TSCC Screening Form Hand-Scorable Answer Sheets (pack of 25) Qualification Level: A (Psychologist)