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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This tool was developed by Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation, as part of the Flourishing Children Project. It includes 15 items that measure spirituality in teenagers. Spirituality involves seeking or experiencing awareness of  a universal unity o ...

IndicatorsSpirituality

This tool can be used by program staff or volunteers to assess a participant’s ability to interview effectively for employment.

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 ...

The Screen for Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders (SCARED)-Child 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 th ...

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IndicatorsAnxiety Disorders

The self-sufficiency matrix is an assessment and outcome measurement tool based on the federal outcomes standard ROMA (Results Oriented Management and Accountability). This impact measurement tool has 25 individual scales, each measuring observable change ...

This scale was developed to measure behavioral, emotional, and cognitive aspects of school engagement in elementary school students.  In includes items which were drawn from variety of measures (see http://www.childtrends.org/Files/Child_Trends-2003_03_12 ...

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

This tool measures attitudes about self-control and self-efficacy.  It could be used before youth begin a self-control program to determine their attitudes before the program, and then again after the program to determine if attitudes have improved.

This scale assesses student beliefs about personal abilities to complete schoolwork successfully. The scale was based on and adapted from related work, including Bandura (1997), Patrick, Hicks and Ryan (1997), Roeser, Midgley and Urdan (1996), and Ryan an ...

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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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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

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 priorit ...

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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 ...

The Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ-short), child version, is an 13 item subscale from a longer 33-item questionnaire (the original MFQ). The questions asked on the survey are based on the DSM-III criteria for depression; however the screening ...

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The Social Cohesion and Trust Scale is a 9-item subscale of the longer Student School Survey( SSS), a 70-item measure of school experiences.  The SSS consists of 10 subscales measuring the following areas: social cohesion and trust, school climate, the pe ...

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