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Message ID: 9631
Date: 2014-04-14

Author:Berlin, Lisa

Subject:RE: looking for valid measures of parent-child relationship quality and attachment

Dear Sarah, I would suggest checking out the work of Kathy Kerns (e.g., below). Best regards, Lisa Berlin, Ph.D. Associate Professor University of Maryland School of Social Work 525 W. Redwood St., office 3E29-D Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 706-6392 Attachment-based assessments of parent–child relationships in middle childhood. Kerns, Kathryn A.; Tomich, Patricia L.; Aspelmeier, Jeffrey E.; Contreras, Josefina M. Developmental Psychology, Vol 36(5), Sep 2000, 614-626. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.36.5.614 Mother – child attachment in later middle childhood: Assessment approaches and associations with mood and emotion regulation Kathryn A. Kerns, Michelle M. Abraham, Andrew Schlegelmilch, Theresa A. Morgan Attachment & Human Development Vol. 9, Iss. 1, 2007 From: bounce-114244225-25390005@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-114244225-25390005@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Sarah Dauber Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 1:19 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-L@cornell.edu Subject: looking for valid measures of parent-child relationship quality and attachment Hello, I am looking for standardized, validated measures of parent-child relationship quality to be used in a research study evaluating a therapeutic supervised visitation program for child welfare involved families. We are looking to evaluate the program for children ages 5-10 (approximately) so I need to find measures that are valid for that age group. I would like to assess parent-child attachment and/or quality of parenting/parent-child interaction. I’m looking for observational coding systems that can be used to code a structured interaction task between parent and child and also either self-report or observational measures of quality of attachment bond between parent and child. We are evaluating the relationship between and child and a non-custodial parent so the measure would need to be valid in a case where the child and parent don’t live together and don’t see each other very often. Any suggestions would be most appreciated! Thank you. Sarah Dauber, Ph.D. Director of Research and Evaluation The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 161 William Street-9th Floor New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 233-5500 ext. 224 Fax: (212) 791-5227 Email: sdauber@nyspcc.org

Dear Sarah, I would suggest checking out the work of Kathy Kerns (e.g., below). Best regards, Lisa Berlin, Ph.D. Associate Professor University of Maryland School of Social Work 525 W. Redwood St., office 3E29-D Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 706-6392 Attachment-based assessments of parent–child relationships in middle childhood. Kerns, Kathryn A.; Tomich, Patricia L.; Aspelmeier, Jeffrey E.; Contreras, Josefina M. Developmental Psychology, Vol 36(5), Sep 2000, 614-626. doi: 10.1037/0012-1649.36.5.614 Mother – child attachment in later middle childhood: Assessment approaches and associations with mood and emotion regulation Kathryn A. Kerns, Michelle M. Abraham, Andrew Schlegelmilch, Theresa A. Morgan Attachment & Human Development Vol. 9, Iss. 1, 2007 From: bounce-114244225-25390005list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-114244225-25390005list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Sarah Dauber Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 1:19 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-Lcornell.edu Subject: looking for valid measures of parent-child relationship quality and attachment Hello, I am looking for standardized, validated measures of parent-child relationship quality to be used in a research study evaluating a therapeutic supervised visitation program for child welfare involved families. We are looking to evaluate the program for children ages 5-10 (approximately) so I need to find measures that are valid for that age group. I would like to assess parent-child attachment and/or quality of parenting/parent-child interaction. I’m looking for observational coding systems that can be used to code a structured interaction task between parent and child and also either self-report or observational measures of quality of attachment bond between parent and child. We are evaluating the relationship between and child and a non-custodial parent so the measure would need to be valid in a case where the child and parent don’t live together and don’t see each other very often. Any suggestions would be most appreciated! Thank you. Sarah Dauber, Ph.D. Director of Research and Evaluation The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 161 William Street-9th Floor New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 233-5500 ext. 224 Fax: (212) 791-5227 Email: sdaubernyspcc.org