The aims of this interdisciplinary and translational study include: (1) Testing the psychometric properties of two Mental health Screening Tools (MHST) currently used by LACDMH and LACDCFS; (2) Testing whether reliable screening can occur when the MHST is administered by non-mental health clinicians when; (3) Determining if the MHST would be appropriate for inclusion in the California Evidence Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) Screening and Assessment Tools.

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