Research on the PAT was supported by prior grants from the National Cancer Institute (CA98039) and St. Baldrick’s Foundation and current funding from the American Cancer Society (RSG-13-105) and The Nemours Center for Healthcare Delivery Science. PAT is disseminated by the Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (SM058139; SM54325). 

  Alderfer, M. et al (2009). Family psychosocial risk, distress and service utilization in pediatric cancer: Predictive validity of   the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT). Cancer, 115, 4339-4349.


  Kazak, A. (2006). Pediatric Psychosocial Preventative Health Model (PPPHM): Research, practice and collaboration in           pediatric family systems medicine. Families, Systems and Health, 24, 381-395.


  Kazak, A. et al. (2011). Screening for psychosocial risk at cancer diagnosis: The Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT).   Journal of Pediatric Hematology  and Oncology, 33, 289-294.


  Kazak, A. et al. (2011). Association of psychosocial risk screening in pediatric cancer with psychosocial services provided.   PsychoOncology, 20, 715-23.


  Kazak, A. et al. (2015). Family psychosocial risk screening guided by the Pediatric Preventative Psychosocial health Model     (PPPHM) using the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT). Acta Oncologica, 54(5), 574-580.


  Kazak, A., Hwang, W.T., Chen, F.F., Askins, M., Carlson, O., Argueta-Ortiz, F., & Barakat, L. (2018). Screening for family      psychosocial risk in pediatric cancer: Validation of the Psychosocial Assessment Tool (PAT) Version 3. Journal of Pediatric    Psychology, 43, 737-748.




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