Administration Method:Self-Report Questionnaire

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

Category:Mentoring

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes four items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' empathy. Empathy involves having the emotional and cognitive ability to ...

IndicatorsEmpathy

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Systems measures six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute ...

Category:Mentoring
IndicatorsDiet/Nutrition

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Systems measures six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute ...

Category:Mentoring
IndicatorsDiet/Nutrition

This tool represents “the respondent’s opinion about the strength of his/her connection to the community, as represented by the strength of feelings toward the community, including attachment, awareness, and commitment” (p. 12, http://www.nationalservice. ...

The measure is reported in Walker, Wilkins, Dallaire, Sandler and Hoover-Dempsey (2005) and in Hoover-Dempsey & Sandler (2005). It was adapted from work by Epstein and Salinas (1993) and by Hoover-Dempsey, Walker, Jones & Reed (2002). The measure ...

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 attitudes that indicate they are comfortable in leadership roles.For example, it would be approp ...

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 tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' social competence. Social Competence in adolescence is defined as a set ...

IndicatorsSelf-confidence

This is a self-report for children in grades 3-8, but there is also a teacher observation scale for grades kindergarten-5.  These scales are subsets of a larger civic responsibility measurement scale. It is designed to be administered over time to observ ...

IndicatorsEmpathy

This tool “represents the respondent’s opinion about the feasibility of starting a grassroots effort to meet a range of community needs, such as starting an after-school program or organizing a park cleanup program” (p. 13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/ ...

This tool represents “the respondent’s opinion about the importance of being active in his/her neighborhood and participating in various civic activities, including serving on a jury, reporting crimes, keeping the neighborhood clean and safe, and particip ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes five items that measure trustworthiness/integrity in teenagers. Trustworthiness is demonstrated when one can be counted on to be ...

IndicatorsTrustworthiness

The question on this tool is taken from a larger questionnaire administered to students and young adults ages 15 and up as part of the National Longitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health (Add Health). The Add Health study is a nationally representative stu ...

This tool represents “respondent’s reports of the frequency with which he/she participates in community-based activities, including attending community meetings and writing to newspapers to voice concerns” (p. 11, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/nation ...

This is an example of a simple fidelity tool from Project ALERT. This tool tracks the implementation of core lessons.  Pages 5 to 20 assess curriculum delivery.

This tool includes items adapted by Mathematica and Child Trends for an ACF-funded study of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Approaches. It includes items related to pregnancy and childbirth.  

IndicatorsBirths,Pregnancy

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes three items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' hope. Hope is defined as a broad trust that the future will turn out w ...

IndicatorsHope

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes three items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' life satisfaction. Life satisfaction is defined as a perception of bei ...

IndicatorsLife Satisfaction