Internet Explorer Alert

It appears you are using Internet Explorer as your web browser. Please note, Internet Explorer is no longer up-to-date and can cause problems in how this website functions
This site functions best using the latest versions of any of the following browsers: Edge, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, or Safari.
You can find the latest versions of these browsers at

Advertisement Disclaimer

The AAP recommends that pediatric care providers integrate patient- and family-centered care in their practices, which includes asking about and reinforcing family strengths. Bright Futures offers tips for implementing a system for eliciting parental strengths and needs.

Patient Handout
Printable handout for families developed by the AAP's STAR Center that healthcare professionals can distribute with screening forms. These handouts can be used as a cover sheet to explain the importance of a caregiver completing screening forms. Available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Somali.

Office Poster
Printable poster developed by the AAP's STAR Center that practices can display to encourage families to complete screening forms. The poster can be used to help reinforce a caregiver completing the screening forms. Posters can be displayed in the waiting area or clinic rooms. Available in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Somali.

This companion video developed by the STAR Center reinforces to caregivers the importance of screening and completing screening forms. The video is formatted to be played in waiting areas and/or social media channels.

Last Updated



American Academy of Pediatrics

Feedback Form