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Message ID: 9413
Date: 2013-04-29

Author:Bruce Borkosky

Subject:Re: parenting measures

The problem, Glenn, is that there are so many aspects / variables that incorporate 'good parenting' as well as 'bad parenting' and even 'barely adequate parenting'. You might as well ask for a measure of 'living', it's so broad. Then there's the problem of definition (good, bad, adequate, etc), the base rate problem and the severity of infractions. Such a judgment can barely be done by a full assessment, and, many times, not even then BB On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Glenn Higgins > wrote: Can someone suggest a well established measure of parenting? We would like to use one prior to reunification to assess the ability of the biological parent to take care of the children. Would the PSI (parenting stress index) be appropriate for out of home cases? GH -- Bruce G. Borkosky, Psy.D. PA 1800 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-386-0276 304-8-Dr-Bruce (google voice) 800-919-9008 Fax 813-200-8450 Email DrBorkosky@Gmail.com www.psyris.com/bruceborkosky www.bruceborkosky.com This communication is confidential and privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please communicate the error immediately, and delete all copies.

The problem, Glenn, is that there are so many aspects / variables that incorporate 'good parenting' as well as 'bad parenting' and even 'barely adequate parenting'. You might as well ask for a measure of 'living', it's so broad. Then there's the problem of definition (good, bad, adequate, etc), the base rate problem and the severity of infractions. Such a judgment can barely be done by a full assessment, and, many times, not even then BB On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 12:21 PM, Glenn Higgins > wrote: Can someone suggest a well established measure of parenting? We would like to use one prior to reunification to assess the ability of the biological parent to take care of the children. Would the PSI (parenting stress index) be appropriate for out of home cases? GH -- Bruce G. Borkosky, Psy.D. PA 1800 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FL 33870 863-386-0276 304-8-Dr-Bruce (google voice) 800-919-9008 Fax 813-200-8450 Email DrBorkoskyGmail.com www.psyris.com/bruceborkosky www.bruceborkosky.com This communication is confidential and privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please communicate the error immediately, and delete all copies.