Population:Middle School

This intake form captures demographic and contact information for new participants. It can be easily completed by each participant upon enrolling in a new program. 

The Partner Communication Scale (PCS) is composed of five items that assess frequency of communicating with a sex partner. It was originally pilot-tested with a small sample of African American females ages 14 to 18, but may be used with males, individual ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes five items that measure peer friendships in teenagers. Positive peer friendships are characterized by the mutual experience of: ...

IndicatorsClose Friendships

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes three items that measure hope in teenagers. Hope is defined as a broad trust that the future will turn out well, in one’s own li ...

IndicatorsHope

This brief scale is an adaptation of a scale developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items that measure teenagers' relationships with their primary caregivers (whether this is a ...

Category:Directory

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes four items that measure gratitude in teenagers. Gratitude is defined as having an appreciation of positive things in one's life, ...

IndicatorsGratitude

The Illinois Bully Scale is an 18 item, self-report measure that contains three subscales for measuring the frequency of fighting, peer victimization, and bully behavior.  Consisting of 9 items, the Bully subscale includes items that address how often a y ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes six items that measure teenagers' relationships with their parents. Adolescents who have positive relationships with their paren ...

These items measure an individual’s ability to listen, care, and trust others. Youths are asked to indicate how often they would make several statements.

IndicatorsEmpathy

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes nine items that measure social competence in teenagers. Social Competence in adolescence is defined as a set of positive social ...

Drawing from a variety of national literacy assessments, LLAP was created by the LEARNS partners at Bank Street College of Education in collaboration with the Corporation for National and Community Service. LLAP provides an assessment option for reading e ...

Category:Tutoring

This questionnaire is used to assess children’s ability to regulate negative emotions and disruptive behavior, and to set and attain goals.  

Category:Self-Management

This questionnaire is used to measure self-regulation of teens. It has items suitable for measuring both short-term and long-term self-regulation.  Short-term regulation items are: 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, and 22.  Long-term regulation ...

Category:Self-Management

The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) is a self-report measure designed to assess the severity of post-traumatic stress disorder among children and adolescents, ages 8 to 18 (Foa, Johnson, Feeny & Treadwell, 2001).  The measure has a total of 24 items a ...

Category:Directory

The Aggression Scale measures the frequency of self-reported overt aggressive behaviors that may result in physical or psychological injury to other students, for example, pushing, name-calling, hitting, and/or threatening.

The Problem Behavior Frequency scale is designed to measure the frequency of delinquency behaviors such as suspension, stealing, shoplifting, and cheating.  

The Mock Report Card Tool, completed by teachers, standardizes information about students' academic performance across districts that use different grading systems. The Mock Report Card tool is comprised of three scales that measure elementary or middle s ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes four items that measure empathy in teenagers. Empathy involves having the emotional and cognitive ability to feel and understand ...

IndicatorsEmpathy

The Favorable Attitudes toward ATOD Use scale is 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 factor ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourising Children Project. It includes seven items that measure goal orientation in teenagers. Goal orientation is defined as an adolescent’s motivation and ability to ...

IndicatorsGoal-setting