The Belonging Scale

The Belonging Scale is designed to assess youths' sense of belonging.  The scale is a modification of the original scale developed by Gambone & Arbreton (1997).


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Creator(s) of Tool
Gambone, M. A., & Arbreton, A. J. A. (1997). Safe Havens: The contributions of youth organizations to healthy adolescent development. Philadelphia, PA: Public/Private Ventures.
Scoring / Benchmarking
Response scale
1 = never
2 = sometimes
3 = most of the time
4 = always

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