Table 2

Summary of research assessment tools selected for the study

ObjectiveInstrumentReporterKey constructSubscalesMeasurement time(s)
Sample descriptionCustom questionnaireYouth, Family memberDemographic characteristicsNoneIntake
DIAS-C30Clinical Research AssistantClinical ImprovementMood disorders, anxiety disorders, externalising disordersIntake
Custom checklistYouth, Family memberPhysical health variablesNoneIntake
PRIME28YouthProdrome for psychosisNoneIntake
PCL-C31YouthPTSD symptomsNoneIntake
Functional improvementColumbia Impairment Scale32Youth, Family memberImpairmentNoneIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Clinical improvementStrengths and Difficulties Questionnaire36Youth, Family memberClinical ImprovementEmotional problems, conduct problems, hyperactivity, peer problems, prosocialIntake, 6 months, 12 months
GAIN SS37YouthClinical symptomsInternalising disorders, externalising disorders, substance use disorders, crime/violenceIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Involvement Scale38YouthProblematic substance useNoneIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Burden Assessment Scale39Family memberFamily BurdenObjective burden, subjective burdenIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Economic EvaluationAssessment of Quality of Life-6D45YouthQuality Adjusted Life YearsPhysical ability, social/family relationships, mental health, coping, pain, vision/hearing/communicationIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Participant/Family member Health Services Use and Out-of-Pocket Expense Diary (Custom questionnaire)Youth, Family memberDirect and Indirect CostsHealth services usage, participant/family member out-of-pocket expenses, lost time (employment and leisure), third party payer costsIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Care provider interactions with participants (TAU and ICCT versions)TAU and ICCT clinical staffDirect and Indirect CostsHealth services usage participant/family member out-of-pocket expenses, lost timeIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Service experiencesContinuity of Care in Children's Mental Health44Youth, Family memberContinuity of careExperiences at this agency, multiple providers at agency, primary provider at agencyIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Custom questionnaireYouth, Family memberGoalsNoneIntake, 6 months, 12 months
SatisfactionOntario Perception of Care Tool for Mental Health and Addictions40Youth, Family memberSatisfactionAccess to service, services provided, participation/rights, therapists/support workers/staff, environment, discharge, recovery outcome, service quality6 months, 12 months
Empowerment/EngagementYouth Efficacy/Empowerment Scale43YouthEmpowermentSelf, services, systemIntake, 6 months, 12 months
Family Empowerment Scale42Family memberEmpowermentFamily, child's services, involvement in communityIntake, 6 months, 12 months
  • DIAS-C,Diagnostic Interview for Affective and Anxiety Spectrum Disorders Child Version; GAIN SS, GAIN Short Screener; ICCT,Integrated Collaborative Care Team; PCL-C,PTSD CheckList Civilian Version; PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder; TAU,treatment as usual.