Administration Method:Self-Report Questionnaire

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 ...

Category:Sex Education

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 ...

Category:Directory

The CKCDI was developed after an extensive review of  measurement instruments designed to assess maternal knowledge of child development.   The CKCDI instrument can be used to help identify whether parents or caregivers are aware of when infants and young ...

This scale is a self administered instrument designed to measure perceived parenting self-efficacy in parents of children aged 0-12 months. This scale is provided free of charge. Permission is granted to use the scale in clinical and research contexts, p ...

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. 

This tool consists of 25 questions that participants who complete a financial literacy program should be able to answer. The questions may need to be modified based on the particular curriculum being administered. Programs can use the questions to gauge t ...

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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 ...

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 15 items that measure spirituality in teenagers. Spirituality involves seeking or experiencing awareness of  a universal unity o ...

IndicatorsSpirituality

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 is an eight-item subscale of a self-report instrument for measuring the amount of communication about sexual risk and sexual risk reduction occurring between parents and their adolescent children, as reported by the adolescent. It has been tested wit ...

This inventory will help staff determine if they are creating a program environment that reflects the expectations and norms of a real workplace.

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 ...

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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 scale measures the level of tolerance that children/youth have for differences described as "a measure of comfort and acceptance of ethic and cultural diversity in people who are different than oneself” http://forumfyi.org/files/Connecticut%20Assessi ...

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

  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 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 ...