The Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (CASA) Version 4.2, developed by B.J. Burns, A. Angold, K. Magruder-Habib, E.J. Costello and M.K.S. Patrick, is a parent and child interviewer-based structured instrument designed to assess the use of mental health services by children ages 8 to 17. The YAPA CASA has been revised to include adult services.
The following documents are for review only. Formal training is required to administer the CASA.
Formal training is required to administer the CASA and can be accomplished in a half-day training session.
If you need any additional information or would like to administer the CASA, please contact Brian Small at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “The Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (CASA): Description and Psychometrics.” B.H. Ascher , E.M.Z. Farmer, B.J. Burns, & A. Angold (1996) Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 4:12-20. Copyright (1996) by PRO-ED, Inc. Article available in PDF format, reprinted with permission from PRO-ED. Inc. Download the article.
- Farmer EMZ, Angold A, Burns BJ, & Costello EJ “Reliability of self-reported service use: Test-retest consistency of children’s responses to the Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (CASA).” Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1994; 3:307-325. Article available in PDF format, with permission from Kluwer Academic Publishers. Download the article.
See our other Instruments
- Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ)
- Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Assessment (CAPA)
- Preschool Age Psychiatric Assessment (PAPA)
- Young Adult Psychiatric Assessment (YAPA)
- Child and Adolescent Impact Assessment (CAIA)
- Child Emotional Faces Picture Set (NIMH-ChEFS)
Please contact Brian Small at email@example.com with any questions.