Administration Method:Self-Report Questionnaire

The DILQ for 9-11 year olds is a self-administered 15-item questionnaire that measures food and beverage consumption at home in the previous 24 hours.  In addition to food and beverage consumption, the DILQ (for both 7-9 and 9-11 year olds) includes a sma ...

IndicatorsDiet/Nutrition

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 ...

Category:Directory

The survey is based on Lerner’s 5 Cs.  It measures the extent to which youth use critical thinking skills in their decision-making. 

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.

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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.

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This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items that measure diligence in teenagers. Diligence is defined as performing tasks with thoroughness and effort from start ...

Category:Life Skills

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items that measure educational engagement in teenagers. Educational engagement includes behavioral engagement (e.g.,  partic ...

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 ...

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The parent involvement items included in this tool are part of the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). This survey is used primarily to measure the prevalence, as well as correlates, of drug use in the United States. Data from the NSDUH provid ...

Category:Substance Use

This is a self-report for children in grades 3-8.  It is designed to be administered over time to observe progress in the extent to which children demonstrate skills in perspective-taking ,communication, group membership, and conflict resolution.For examp ...

The Misconduct Scale is an adaptation of the Self-Reported Behavior Index (Brown, Clasen & Eicher, 1986) created by Posner & Vandell for the year study of low-income urban children.  The scale includes seven items from the Self-Reported Behavior I ...

Category:Mentoring
IndicatorsConduct

This is a self-report for children in grades 4 and 5.  The scale provides students’ assessments of their own social skills.

The employer engagement model demonstrates pathways through which organizations can build and strengthen their relationships with employers through various levels of engagement. The tracking system allows organizations to track how well they are implement ...

The questions provided by this tool come from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) which is part of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS). With versions available for middle school and high school, this survey is designed to assess priority ...

Category:Substance Use

This questionnaire is designed to help practitioners improve services. Each statement describes how a person might feel when starting therapy or approaching problems in their lives. The scale is designed to be a continuous measure. Thus, subjects can scor ...

The questions included on this tool are part of the Communities That Care (CTC) Youth Survey. This survey is designed to measure adolescent antisocial behaviors such as drug use, delinquency, and school dropout, and the risk and protective factors that in ...

Category:Substance Use

PACE research began in 1990 with a small contract from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention to develop tools to help primary care physicians counsel their patients on becoming more physically active. It has now grown to encompass a broad array ...

The enrollment criteria checklist helps you determine whether potential participants are a good fit for your program.

This tool measures “perceived ability to engage in civic action” (p. 4).This tool was tested on 1,924 youth in grades 7 through 12, but most of the participating youth were in grades 11 and 12.  The participating youth were ages 12-18 years in 88 social s ...

This tool offers a format for documenting and learning from the reasons why the mentor-mentee match ended.  

Category:Mentoring