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NDACAN Measure Details

LONGSCAN Community Connectedness


This measure is designed to assess an adolescent’s level of pro-social community involvement, honors and leadership, community involvement. The measure assesses different types of community involvement, including religiosity/ spirituality and religious institution involvement; pro-social extracurricular activities; and history of leadership and honors.


Knight, E. D., Smith, J. S., Martin, L. M., Lewis, T., & the LONGSCAN Investigators (2014). Measures for Assessment of Functioning and Outcomes in Longitudinal Research on Child Abuse- Volume 5: Young Adulthood (Age 18). Retrieved from:

LONGSCAN Investigators (1998). LONGSCAN Community Connectedness [Instrument]. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved from: