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Children’s Revised Impact of Event Scale

CRIES 8 is a widely used screening tool measuring children at risk for post traumatic stress symptoms, and is designed to be used in children aged 8 and above. It has been applied in a variety of cultures as post traumatic stress symptoms in children are more similar than they are different from one culture to the other. NB Link to CRIES 13 is found by pressing here

The following translations have been undertaken and published here after back translation. The translated versions have not been psychometrically evaluated unless specified.

Introduction and English version
Arabic version
Arabic version (Syria)
Bahasa Malaysia version
Bahasa Indonesian version
Bengali/Bangla version
Bosnian version
Chinese version
Danish version
Dutch version
Farsi version
Finnish version
French version
German version
Greek version
Hindi version
Italian version
Japanese version
Kurdish version
Nepali version
Norwegian version
Russian version

Spanish version
Swedish version
Thai version
Turkish version
Urdu version

Ukrainian version

The Foundation has also developed a 13 item version of the IES for children, CRIES-13, but we recommend using the CRIES-8 as a screening tool.