About the War
In the summer of 2021, the U.S military decided to end its 20 years presence in Afghanistan. The resurgence of Taliban during the end of deployment of the U.S military led to the world’s largest refugee crisis causing a forced displacement of more than 6 million people.
Tools for Screening
The Centre for Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma (CAST) have collated resources from around the Trust to support the Afghan Evacuee Response. These resources are for staff to use and show to patients. Patients are welcome to use the video and audio resources available on this page whenever they need them. The video and audio resources in Farsi should also be useful for Dari speakers.
Brief Screening Information Pack
The Brief Screening Information Pack contains revised editions of questionnaires and helpful resources. It contains: Afghan Repatriation – Brief Screening; CRIES-8 – Revised Child Impact of Events Scale; Young Child PTSD Screen (YCPS) – Parent Report; TSQ: Trauma Screening Questionnaire. To download the Brief Screening Information Pack, click the language you would like it in below:
Trauma Screening Questionnaire (TSQ)
The TSQ is a 10-item symptom screen that was designed for use with survivors of all types of traumatic stress. To download the questionnaire, click the language you would like it in below:
The GAD-7 is a patient questionnaire which is used as a screening tool and severity measure for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD). To download the questionnaire, click the language you would like it in below:
Physical Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
The PHQ-9 is a multipurpose resource that helps screen, diagnose, monitor and measure the severity of depression. To download the PHQ-9, click the language you would like it in below:
Children’s Impact of Event Scale (CRIES-8)
The Children’s Impact of Event Scale (CRIES-8) is one of the most widely used resources for measuring traumatic stress symptoms in children aged 8 and older. To download the Children’s Impact of Event Scale, click the language you would like it in below:
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