Welcome to the PRISM Resource Library! From publications to worksheets to toolkits, this library contains a variety of behavioral healthcare materials useful for providers and patients. Browse available topics or use our search to find exactly what you’re looking for.

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First Approach Skills Training (FAST) programs are designed to provide brief, evidence-based behavioral therapy for youth and families with common mental health concerns, in settings such as primary care clinics or schools where longer-term treatment is not typically provided.
This screener should be used by parents in order to assess their child for manic symptoms.
Youth Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (YSBIRT) is designed to reduce the effects of youth substance use by equipping primary care and behavioral health providers with the tools they need to prevent it. The team at the National Council of Behavioral Health offers this comprehensive package of tools, training, and technical support to […]
This guide is for multi-disciplinary, primary care teams seeking to improve care access and behavioral health outcomes for children and adolescents through implementing Collaborative Care. Centered around the core principles of Collaborative Care, this guide serves as a roadmap to healthcare leaders, managers, clinicians, and staff in primary care as they: • start a new […]
Motivational Interviewing founder William Miller talks about the change of role in Motivational Interviewing.
Now in a fully rewritten fourth edition, this is the authoritative presentation of motivational interviewing (MI), the powerful approach to facilitating change. It has been updated and streamlined to be even more user-friendly as a practitioner guide and course text. MI originators William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick elucidate the four tasks of MI—engaging, focusing, evoking, […]
The definitive guide to motivational interviewing (MI) for health care practitioners has been completely revised to reflect important developments and make the approach even more accessible. When it comes to helping patients manage chronic and acute conditions and make healthier choices in such areas as medication adherence, smoking, diet, and preventive care, good advice alone is […]
Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) is a condition in which children or adolescents experience ongoing irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts. The symptoms of DMDD go beyond a “bad mood.” DMDD symptoms are severe.
This pdf includes multiple screeners to assist in diagnosing ADHD.These scales should NOT be used alone to make any diagnosis.You must take into consideration information from multiple sources.
This video, created by BuzzFeed, shows interviews with real-life people and their experiences with ADHD.
The SCREEN, comprising of 18 items, may be employed dimensionally (using the questionnaire score), categorically (using a cut-off score), or as an aid in assessing risk levels in regard to school refusal.
Routine and universal Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) screening helps clinical teams provide more effective and equitable health care. Screening results can be used to provide targeted clinical interventions, as well as offer greater compassion, patience, and the opportunity for relational healing. ACE screening has been successfully integrated into a wide range of clinical settings, including […]
BEARS is divided into 5 major sleep domains (B=Bedtime Issues, E=Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, A=Night Awakenings, R=Regularity and Duration of Sleep, S=Snoring) and helps clinicians evaluate potential sleep problems in children 2 to 18 years old. Each sleep domain has a set of age-appropriate “trigger questions” for use in the clinical interview.
This guide is designed to assist clinicians serving adult patients in screening for drug use. The NIDA Quick Screen was adapted from the single-question screen for drug use in primary care by Saitz et al. and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s screening question on heavy drinking days.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) screening remains controversial. Major medical organizations mandate screening, whereas the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) cautions that there is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against screening. An effective IPV screening program must include a screening tool with sound psychometric properties. A systematic review was conducted to summarize IPV screening […]
The Period of PURPLE Crying program is an evidence-based shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma (SBS/AHT) prevention program available since 2007. The program approaches SBS/AHT and infant abuse prevention by helping parents and caregivers understand the frustrating features of crying in normal, healthy infants that can lead to shaking or abuse.
In an innovative and thought-provoking reevaluation of early infancy, Dr. Karp blends modern science and ancient wisdom to prove that newborns are not fully ready for the world when they are born. Through his research and experience, he has developed four basic principles that are crucial for understanding babies as well as improving their sleep […]
This video, made by the East London NHS Foundation, details the depression cycle and ways to combat it.
Feeling overwhelmed by everyday problems? Laura Greisman, social worker, reveals how problem-solving techniques can be used to tackle one problem at a time to improve your mood. Learn how this treatment works for older adults with mild depression.
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This toolkit is a guide for parents in supporting the mental well being of themselves and their families. Providers may also wish to use this guide or share it with their patients.
This infographic provides information on the importance of sleep for health and adolescent brain development. It also provides tips for how to achieve restful sleep.
The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) and GAD-7 offer clinicians concise, self-administered screening and diagnostic tools for mental health disorders, which have been field-tested in office practice. The screeners are quick and user-friendly, improving the recognition rate of depression and anxiety and facilitating diagnosis and treatment.
The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ) and GAD-7 offer clinicians concise, self-administered screening and diagnostic tools for mental health disorders, which have been field-tested in office practice. The screeners are quick and user-friendly, improving the recognition rate of depression and anxiety and facilitating diagnosis and treatment.
Ensuring that a patient understands the Collaborative Care (CoCM) program before agreeing to participate is a crucial task for primary care providers. This resource provides general guidance on obtaining verbal consent from patients to participate in CoCM. Please note that these are general tips and that specific consent requirements may vary by state and patient […]
Learn about treatment monitoring and follow-up interviews through an example interview between a patient and care provider.
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This tool can be used by patients and providers to identify positive and productive activities for mental well being.
Learn about Motivational Interviewing by watching a demonstration of Dr. Chip Watkins treating his patient with depression.
In this journal, investigators compare 2 clinic-to-clinic interactive video approaches to delivering evidence-based mental health treatments to patients in primary care clinics to determine which is more effective.
The Perinatal Grief Scale is used to measure a patient’s active grief, difficulty coping, and despair through a collection of thoughts and feelings which some people have concerning a loss.