For each assessment tool you select, you will identify an instrument and do the following:

· Identify a scholarly, peer-reviewed article that addresses the use of the instrument.

· Discuss if the instrument is appropriate for diagnosing the condition it is designed to assess or if the developers of the instrument reported that the instrument is only part of a comprehensive assessment for the disorder.

· Describe whether the instrument can be used to measure patient response to therapy/treatment.

· Discuss the psychometrics/scoring of the instrument, including reliability and validity.

· Discuss any limitations associated with the use of the instrument.

Instruments/Tools for diagnosis of (one instrument/tool for each diagnosis):

· ADHD (children)

· Depression in children and adolescents

Use the Journal Template Assessment Tool Template to complete the journal assignment. Your information can be in bulleted format or just a couple sentences for each criterion listed. However, you must use APA citations and references at the end. You are NOT required to write this in a paper format.

Journal Template Assessment Tool Template:




Appropriateness for Dx:

Response to Therapy/Treatment:



Journal Discussion from instructions: