The case for universal mental health screenings in elementary schools

An article in The Palm Beach Post  makes a strong case for using the Pediatric Symptom Checklist as a universal screening tool for early identification of possible mental health problems in children.  Few states and only one country (Chile) use this early identification process for children, but the American Pediatric Association has been advocating more extensive use of it in the USA.  Are there any such programs occurring in Canadian provinces?  And how do you feel about the process?

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