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Message ID: 9326
Date: 2012-12-12

Author:marilee comfort

Subject:RE: home and parenting assessment

For an observational parenting assessment, consider KIPS – the Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (http://comfortconsults.com/). KIPS’ reliability and validity are documented with diverse families, and it is A-rated by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse (http://www.cebc4cw.org/assessment-tool/keys-to-interactive-parenting-scale/ ). Feel free to contact me offline for more details. Marilee P.S. Check out and Chime in on our KIPS Cradle Blog at http://www.comfortconsults.com/blog/ Marilee Comfort, PhD, MPH Partner The KIPS People - Comfort Consults, LLC POB 82 Cheyney, PA 19319 610-455-1463 marilee@comfortconsults.com http://comfortconsults.com/ KIPS . . . Nurturing Insights - Proving Outcomes Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale From: bounce-72512735-6833433@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512735-6833433@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Ruth Anne White Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 2:44 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: home and parenting assessment I would suggest NCFAS – North Carolina Family Assessment Survey. This includes very sophisticated housing, home, community, and economic variables. Ruth White, MSSA Executive Director National Center for Housing & Child Welfare 6711 Queens Chapel Rd University Park, MD 20782 phone 301-699-0151 toll free 866-790-6766 fax 301-699-0152 rwhite@nchcw.org www.nchcw.org Strengthening America's families through affordable housing. From: bounce-72512514-12859385@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512514-12859385@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Reiman, Sarah Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 2:38 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: home and parenting assessment Here are some that you can start with. Most are parenting assessments. Adult- Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI) Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Readiness to Change (REDI) Parenting Sense of Competence Scale (PSOC) Lutzker Home Saftey Checklist Family Resource Scale Resiliency Attitudes Scale (RAS) Social Provisions Scale (SPS) Caregiver History of Maltreatment/Trauma- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) From: bounce-72512468-44267615@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512468-44267615@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Glenn Higgins Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 1:53 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-l@list.cornell.edu Subject: home and parenting assessment I am looking for solid measures of the family home and parenting assessments to use in measuring progress and for decision making in considering reunification. What are the best ones? I am not a researcher but would like instruments that researchers agree are reliable and valid. I am basically interested in understanding if the home is a safe environment and whether adequate parenting skills are in place. GH

For an observational parenting assessment, consider KIPS – the Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (http://comfortconsults.com/). KIPS’ reliability and validity are documented with diverse families, and it is A-rated by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse (http://www.cebc4cw.org/assessment-tool/keys-to-interactive-parenting-scale/ ). Feel free to contact me offline for more details. Marilee P.S. Check out and Chime in on our KIPS Cradle Blog at http://www.comfortconsults.com/blog/ Marilee Comfort, PhD, MPH Partner The KIPS People - Comfort Consults, LLC POB 82 Cheyney, PA 19319 610-455-1463 marileecomfortconsults.com http://comfortconsults.com/ KIPS . . . Nurturing Insights - Proving Outcomes Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale From: bounce-72512735-6833433list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512735-6833433list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Ruth Anne White Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 2:44 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: home and parenting assessment I would suggest NCFAS – North Carolina Family Assessment Survey. This includes very sophisticated housing, home, community, and economic variables. Ruth White, MSSA Executive Director National Center for Housing & Child Welfare 6711 Queens Chapel Rd University Park, MD 20782 phone 301-699-0151 toll free 866-790-6766 fax 301-699-0152 rwhitenchcw.org www.nchcw.org Strengthening America's families through affordable housing. From: bounce-72512514-12859385list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512514-12859385list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Reiman, Sarah Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 2:38 PM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: RE: home and parenting assessment Here are some that you can start with. Most are parenting assessments. Adult- Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI) Parenting Stress Index (PSI) Readiness to Change (REDI) Parenting Sense of Competence Scale (PSOC) Lutzker Home Saftey Checklist Family Resource Scale Resiliency Attitudes Scale (RAS) Social Provisions Scale (SPS) Caregiver History of Maltreatment/Trauma- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) From: bounce-72512468-44267615list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-72512468-44267615list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Glenn Higgins Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 1:53 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-llist.cornell.edu Subject: home and parenting assessment I am looking for solid measures of the family home and parenting assessments to use in measuring progress and for decision making in considering reunification. What are the best ones? I am not a researcher but would like instruments that researchers agree are reliable and valid. I am basically interested in understanding if the home is a safe environment and whether adequate parenting skills are in place. GH