Social Needs Checklist
About the Tool
The Social Needs Checklist is a 5-minute questionnaire exploring areas of social need in 4 domains (economic stability, social & community context, health and clinical care, and neighborhood & physical environment).
Read about development of the tool:
Screening for social and environmental problems in a VA primary care setting.
Bikson K, McGuire J, Blue-Howells J, Seldin-Sommer L.
Psychosocial problems in primary care: patient and provider perceptions. Soc Work Health Care. 2009;48(8):736-49.
Cook CA, Freedman JA, Freedman LD, Arick RK, Miller ME. Screening for social and environmental problems in a VA primary care setting. Health Soc Work. 1996;21(1):41-7.
McGuire J, Bikson K, Blue-Howells J. How many social workers are needed in primary care? A patient-based needs assessment example. Health Soc Work. 2005;30(4):305-13.