This brief scale is an adaptation of a scale developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items that measure teenagers' relationships with their primary caregivers (whether this is a ...

The Screen for Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED)-Child Report instrument consists of 41 items asking the parent (or caregiver) to indicate how often a descriptive phrase regarding how their child may have felt over the course of the previous th ...

IndicatorsAnxiety Disorders

The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) is a self-report measure designed to assess the severity of post-traumatic stress disorder among children and adolescents, ages 8 to 18 (Foa, Johnson, Feeny & Treadwell, 2001).  The measure has a total of 24 items a ...

This Financial Management Behavior Scale consists of 15 questions that can be administered as a pre-post assessment. For short programs that occur once for a full day or less, this survey will help assess the current state of financial literacy or general ...

This measure consists of 113 items that assess skills, knowledge, and awareness in seven areas (Daily Living, Self Care, Relationships and Communication, Housing and Money Management, Relationships and Communication, Career and Education Planning, and Loo ...

The Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ-short) for parents/caregivers is a 13 item subscale from a longer 34-item questionnaire (the original MFQ).  Each item asks parents to rate whether the provided phrase is indicative of their child’s feelings ...

This measure consists of 113 items that assess skills, knowledge, and awareness in seven areas (Daily Living, Self Care, Relationships and Communication, Housing and Money Management, Relationships and Communication, Career and Education Planning, and Loo ...

This survey consists of 19 questions that can be administered as a pre-post assessment. For short programs that occur once for a full day or less this survey will help assess the current state of financial literacy or general financial situations of parti ...

This evaluation will allow participants to evaluate your program. Instructors should photocopy this evaluation form and hand them out at the end of the workshop(s) to gain valuable feedback from the participants. Prior to the workshop, programs should dec ...

This tool consists of 25 questions that participants who complete a financial literacy program should be able to answer. The questions may need to be modified based on the particular curriculum being administered. Programs can use the questions to gauge t ...

These five financial literacy questions were developed by Lusardi and Mitchell (2006) and included in the 2004 Health and Retirement Study (a survey of US households ages 50 and older) and the 2009 National Financial Capabilities Study (a study by FINRA I ...

The Inventory of Socially Supportive Behaviors (ISSB) Short Form (Barrera & Baca, 1990) is a 19-item self-report measure that is abbreviated from a longer, 40-item version (Barrera, Sandler, & Ramsay, 1981). It is designed to assess how often indi ...

IndicatorsSocial Support

Financial literacy and counseling programs should work with their clients to build a cash flow statement to track and monitor annual and monthly financial behaviors.

This evaluation tool will help programs evaluate participation in their workshop or program.  This form should be completed by instructors after they finish teaching a workshop or delivering a program.

The Screen for Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED)-Parent Report instrument consists of 41 items asking the parent (or caregiver) to indicate how often a descriptive phrase regarding how their child may have felt over the course of the previous t ...

IndicatorsAnxiety Disorders

The Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ-short), child version, is an 13 item subscale from a longer 33-item questionnaire (the original MFQ). The questions asked on the survey are based on the DSM-III criteria for depression; however the screening ...

The Stages of Change is a tool that can be used to effectively evaluate and change financial behaviors. Programs can use the tool to measure readiness for change in specific financial management behaviors.  The tool identifies five stages of change and de ...

The Financial Self-Efficacy Scale (FSES) is a 6-item scale that measures how respondents manage certain financial problems and how they cope with setbacks. The FSES scores are expected to correlate with the respondent's level of confidence in being able t ...

The National Center on Family Homelessness at American Institutes for Research has developed a Trauma-Informed Organizational Curriculum that includes a suite of toolkits for use in a variety of social service settings. The central component of each toolk ...