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Environmental Stewardship Scale for Parents

Tool
Number of Questions
5
Creator(s) of Tool
Measure developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation. For more information on positive indicators, see: http://www.childtrends.org/_docdisp_page.cfm?LID=0D4A5339-82B7-4F9A-87334D04ED13E922#FCP.
Scoring / Benchmarking
You may calculate a total score by associating the following numeric values with the answer options: Never=0; once or twice a month=1; once or twice a week=2; almost every day=3, and Not at all like my child=0; A little like my child=1; Somewhat like my child=2; A lot like my child=3; and Exactly like my child=4. The maximum score for this scale equals 16. Total scores allow for quick overviews of how individuals are doing, as well as easy comparisons in aggregate between pre- and post-tests.
Background / Quality
This scale has been tested with a nationally representative sample of parents. It has been found to have good reliability (alpha=0.76).
Is there a cost associated with this tool?
No

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation. It includes five items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' environmental stewardship. Environmental Stewardship is defined as the practice of caring for or improving the earth's environment by being informed, taking or recognizing responsibility, and taking action for improving the environment. 

 

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