Population:College

  The Adapted Self-Report Altruism Scale measures the extent to which someone engages in behaviors that help others. It can be administered as a pre-test/post-test to determine if behaviors have changed.

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 ...

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This tool represents “the respondent’s report of his/her ability to make sound decisions and judgments” (p.13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/national_evaluation_youthcorps_technicalappendices.pdf).This tool measures perceptions, not behaviors.This to ...

This tool is a factual quiz about student's contraceptive knowledge, which was originally 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 nat ...

The Active and Engaged Citizenship (AEC) scale combines four previously existing scales that measured perceptions about civic duty, an assessment of civic skills, neighborhood social connection, and civic participation.  The combined scale creates an asse ...

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 ...

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IndicatorsSocial Support

The CIRCLE Civic Engagement Quiz is a tool for the evaluation of young people’s 21st century skills of civic engagement as compared to a national sample. The quiz is focused on respondents’ civics behavior (as opposed to their knowledge). The quiz asks ab ...

This tool measures perceptions and beliefs about behaving aggressively under varying conditions of provocation and when no conditions are specified. It can be administered individually or in groups. It has two sub-scales which can be used separately: th ...

This tool “represents the respondent’s opinions about the importance and desirability of relationships between people who do not share the same cultural and/or ethnic background” (p. 14, http://www.nationalservice.gov/pdf/national_evaluation_youthcorps_te ...

The is a self-assessment tool for organizations to help them determine the extent to which they already engage youth in their programs, their strengths in engaging the youth, and their challenges in engaging them more.  It helps programs reflect on why th ...

The questions on this tool are 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 st ...

The Tiffany Eckenrode Program Participation Scale (TEPPS) was designed to measure the quality of program participation.  Administration of the scale should take less than 10 minutes, and can be done as a computer-based survey or with paper and pencil. The ...

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 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. ...

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 “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/ ...

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 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 “represents the respondent’s opinion about the feasibility of working with local or state government to meet a range of community needs, such as fixing a pothole or getting an issue on a statewide ballot” (p. 13, http://www.nationalservice.gov/p ...