Parental Depression Screening for Pediatric Clinicians: An Implementation Manual


Parental Depression Screening for Pediatric Clinicians: An Implementation Manual


The manual teaches pediatric health providers how to routinely screen for parental depression and how to refer parents to professionals for help.

The manual contains the following sections:

  • Section one: Summary of the parental well-being project experience
  • Section two: Role of the pediatric provider in the screening process
  • Section three: Implementation of parental depression screening at the practice level
  • Section four: Guide for organizations to assist practices in implementing depression screening
  • Appendices
    • PDPs five A’s
    • Implementation: Prepare your practice, part 1
    • Implementation: The visit and beyond, part 2
    • Guide to tools for training and implementation
    • Implementation: Prepare your community


Dartmouth Medical School

Funding Sources:

The Commonwealth Fund


Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: June 2007
Last Updated: 06/18/14

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