Research Publications


The following is a list of peer-reviewed publications that we have found useful. This is not an exhaustive bibliography of articles as the body of research regarding universal screening continues to grow.


Dowdy, E., Ritchey, K., & Kamphaus, R.W. (2010). School-based screening: A Population-based approach to inform and monitor children's mental health needs. School Mental Health, 2, 166-176.

Dowdy, E., Furlong, M., Eklund, K., Saeki, E., & Ritchey, K. (2010). Screening for mental health and wellness: Current school-based practices and emerging possibilities. In B. Doll, W. Pfohl, & J. Yoon (eds.), Handbook of youth prevention science (pp. 70-95). New York: Routledge.

Glover, T.A., & Albers, C.A. (2007). Considerations for evaluating instruments for universal screening assessments. Journal of School Psychology, 45, 117-135.

Goodman, R. (2001). Psychometric properties of the strengths and difficulties questionnaire. Journal of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 40(11), 1337-1345.

Kamphaus, R.W., DiStefano, C., Dowdy, E., Eklund, K., & Dunn, A.R. (2010). Determining the presence of a problem: Comparing two approaches for detecting youth behavioral risk. School Psychology Review, 39(3), 395-407.

Lane, K.L., Kalberg, J.R., & Menzies, H.M. (2009). Developing Schoolwide Programs to Prevent and Manage Problem Behaviors. A Step-by-Step Approach. New York: Guilford Press.

Lane, K.L., Little, M.A., Casey, A.M. Lambert, W., Wehby, W., Weisenbach, J.L., & Phillips, A. (2009). A Comparison of systematic screening tools for emotional and behavioral disorders. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 17(2), 93-105.

Walker, H.M., Ramsey, E., & Gresham, F.M. (2004). Antisocial behavior in school: Evidence-based practices, second edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Walker, H.M., B., Cheney, D., Stage, S., & Blum, C. (2005). Schoolwide screening and positive behavior supports: Identifying and supporting students at-risk for failure. Journal of Positive Behavior Supports, 7(4), 194-204.

Walker, H.M. et al. (2010). Implementing universal screening systems within an Rtl-PBS context. In B. Doll, W. Pfohl, & J. Yoon (Eds.), Handbook of youth prevention science (pp. 99-119). New York: Routledge.