Successful Strategies

​​Successful Strategies and Model Screening Processes

Watch Our Videos to Learn About How Other Practices Have Been Successful

View the videos below to hear from practices across the country about how screening for developmental concerns, maternal depression, and social determinants of health has benefitted them and the families they serve. Use these case studies as a tool to inform and motivate your colleagues and administration on the importance of implementing effective, family-centered screening processes.

Screening Matters: A Family Perspective (This video highlights the positive impact that screening and referral can have on a family in need.)

Creating a Culture of Health Promotion through Screening (Young Children's Health Center – Albuquerque, NM)

Value of a Screening Lead (Northeast Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine – Ithaca, NY)

Using Screening to See the Backstory (The Children's Clinic – Portland, OR)

A Team-Based Approach to the Screening Process (Eskenazi Health – Indianapolis, IN)

Benefits of the Screening Process (Pediatrics on Hudson – Hastings, NY)

Improving Your Screening Process (University of Kentucky Pediatrics – Lexington, KY)

Incorporating Behavioral Health (Western Colorado Pediatric Associates – Grand Junction, CO)

Impact of the Screening Process (People's Health – Indianapolis, IN)

Now It's Your Turn! Share Your Successful Strategies

No innovation is too small! We encourage you to send us your successful strategies and effective models related to screening, referral, and follow-up for child development, maternal depression, and social determinants of health. These strategies and models will be reviewed by an expert panel and displayed on this website to assist other practices in implementing successful screening, referral, and follow-up.

If your practice or institution has a strategy or model that you would like to share, please complete the online form or download a Word version and submit it by email to

Successful Strategies Submission Form [online] [Word]: A successful strategy demonstrates effective implementation of part of the screening process. Examples include an efficient tracking system, a thoughtful referral partnership, or an approach to screening that ensures it is family-centered.

​Model Screening Process Submission Form [online] [Word]: A model screening process contains most of the recommended components of a screening process, including a family-centered approach, universal administration of screenings per AAP guidelines, and a well-developed referral and follow-up system.