Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening Module

Section 1: Pre-Test Questions

1. What is the purpose of developmental screening?
To diagnose children who have developmental delays.
To aid in the identification of children who may have or are at risk of a developmental delay.
To find the proper treatment for a child's developmental disorder.
2. The percentage of children currently living with developmental delays is _______.

1-2%
5-7%
12-16%

3. Developmental domains which should be included in a developmental screening instrument include:

Motor
Language
Cognitive
Social-emotional
All of the above

4. At which ages does the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend developmental screening?
Yearly from infancy through adolescence.
At the 9-, 18-, and 24/30-month well child visits.
Only once, when the child is being screened for kindergarten.
5. Social-emotional screening is:
Used to aid in the identification of children who may have or are at risk of social-emotional and/or behavioral delays.
Used to diagnose mental health problems in young children.
Not necessary if performing developmental screening.
6. The same screening instruments can be used for all populations of children.

True
False


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