Faculty Research : Implementation of Family Psychosocial Risk Screening with the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT)


PRESENTER: Anne Kazak, PhD, ABBP, Nemours Children’s Health System


Participants will be able to:

  1. Highlight the importance of systematic family psychosocial risk screening to enhance clinical care;
  2. Introduce the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT); and
  3. Outline background and plans for implementation of the PAT across 18 pediatric cancer programs around the United States


      • Kazak AE, Hwang WT, Chen FF, Askins MA, Carlson O, Argueta-Ortiz F, Barakat LP. Screening for Family Psychosocial Risk in Pediatric Cancer: Validation of the Psychosocial Assessment Tool(PAT) Version 3. J Pediatr Psychol. 2018 Aug 1;43(7):737-748. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsy012.
      • Price J, Beidas RS, Wolk CB, Genuario K, Kazak AE. Implementation Science in Pediatric Psychology: The Example of Type 1 Diabetes. J Pediatr Psychol. 2019 Oct 1;44(9):1068-1073. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsz030.
      • Scialla MA, Canter KS, Chen FF, Kolb EA, Sandler E, Wiener L, Kazak AE. Delivery of care consistent with the psychosocial standards in pediatric cancer: Current practices in the United States. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Mar;65(3). doi: 10.1002/pbc.26869. Epub 2017 Oct 28.


      Implementation of family psychosocial risk screening with the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT)