Population:Parents of Teenagers

The Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ-short) for parents/caregivers is a 13 item subscale from a longer 34-item questionnaire (the original MFQ).  Each item asks parents to rate whether the provided phrase is indicative of their child’s feelings ...

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The CHAOS scale is a questionnaire filled out by parents that is designed to assess the level of confusion and disorganization in the child’s home environment. Age of children not specified, but the assessment appears targeted for homes with infants and t ...

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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The FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention developed the Protective Factors Survey (PFS) for its network of federally-funded Community Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) programs in 2004. The PFS is the product of a ...

The Screen for Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED)-Parent Report instrument consists of 41 items asking the parent (or caregiver) to indicate how often a descriptive phrase regarding how their child may have felt over the course of the previous t ...

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IndicatorsAnxiety Disorders

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes seven items designed for parents to rate their relationship with their children. Parents who have positive relationships with th ...

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 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 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 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

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' peer friendships. Positive peer friendships are characterized by the mu ...

IndicatorsClose Friendships

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' educational engagement. Educational engagement includes behavioral engag ...

This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation. It includes seven items designed for parents to rate their teenagers' gratitude. Gratitude is defined as having an appreciation of positive things in one's life, through: (1) the recogn ...

IndicatorsGratitude

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' diligence. Diligence is defined as performing tasks with thoroughness an ...

Category:Life Skills

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' altruism. Altruism is defined as showing unselfish concern, in thought ...