2.3 Examples of Screening Questions for Verbal Children

Examples of Screening Questions for Verbal Children

  • What do you eat? Who makes your food? Who comes to or leaves the house and when? Where do you sleep? (assesses for neglect).
  • Does any place on your body hurt?
  • What happens when ____ gets angry?
  • Are you afraid of anyone?
  • Has anyone touched you in a way you didn’t like?
  • What happens when you do something _____ doesn’t like?
(Stanford Medicine, n.d.)