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Adult Mental Health - 
Trauma / Stress

Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ)
David P Bernstein and Laura Fink, 1997

Assess trauma history via retrospective

Age Range:
12 years and older

Individual - 5 minutes

The CTQ is a 28 item self-report inventory that can be administered to adults and adolescents to provide reliable, valid screening for a history of abuse and neglect in order to establish whether traumatic childhood conditions are a factor in your client's personal history. It is an effective, clinical tool, which can be administered in 5 minutes with 5 scales measuring: 

It includes a minimisation denial scale for detecting individuals who maybe under reporting traumatic events and interpretative guidelines which allow for identification of three levels of severity of abuse, neglect (low, moderate, severe).

Available Products


Complete kit: Includes manual and 25 Ready Score® answer documents
Additional copies of materials:
Ready Score® answer documents, pack of 25