SURVEY OF WELL-BEING OF YOUNG CHILDREN
The SWYC is a freely-available, comprehensive, first-level developmental-behavioral screening instrument for children under 5 ½ years of age. See sample for 36 months here It was designed to be completed by parents or other caregivers in the context of children’s health supervision visits, but can also be used in child care, home visiting, and preschool settings. The SWYC Milestones assess the child’s cognitive, language, and motor development. The BPSC and PPSC assess behavioral and emotional symptoms for children under 18 months and from 18-66 months, respectively. The POSI assesses risk for autism spectrum disorder for children from 16-36 months. The Family Questions assess stress present in the child’s family environment, including parental depression, discord, substance abuse, food insecurity, and parent’s concerns about the child’s behavior, learning, or development.