The Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (CASA)

Thank you for your inquiry about the Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (CASA) Version 4.2 Burns BJ, Angold A, Magruder-Habib K, Costello EJ & Patrick MKS.

Description: The CASA is a Parent and Child interviewer-based structured instrument designed to assess the use of mental health services by children ages 8 – 17.

Click the links below to review the CASA:

Child CASA

Parent CASA 

CASA Glossary

Training: Please be advised that formal training is required to administer the CASA and can be accomplished in a one half-day training session.

If you need any additional information or if you wish to administer the CASA, please contact  Brian Small:

Phone: 919-385-0838

Address:

Brian Small

Box 3454 DUMC

Durham, NC 27710 USA

Thanks for your interest in the CASA.

Pertinent Citations:

  • “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 Article Here.
  • 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 Article Here.