Author(s): Sydney South West Area Health Service
Collection Method: Self-report survey/questionnaire completed by parents
Scoring Method: Uses 0-3 scale: (0) no, hardly ever; (1) no, not very often; (2) yes, some of the time; (3) yes, most of the time. The higher the score, the higher the level of confidence. Answer option “not applicable” is scored 2
Number of questions: 15
- Measures parents’ confidence level in looking after children aged 0-12 months
- Suitable for programs that run activities targeted at parents of young children
- Has good reliability and validity
The Karitane Parenting Confidence Scale has been reviewed and assessed by the Socialsuite team. In our opinion this tool is suitable in supporting the evaluation of parenting programs to assist in the measurement of parenting confidence of parents of children aged 0-12 months.
This tool was created by a group or researchers of Sydney South West Area Health Service and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.