Author(s): Terzian, M., Moore, K. & Nguyen, H. at Child Trends
Collection Method: Self-Report Questionnaire
Scoring Method: Uses a 0-4 scale with the following ratings and answer options: (0)Never; (1)Almost Never; (2) Sometimes; (3) Fairly Often; (4)Very Often. Higher scores indicate higher levels of stress
Number of questions: 10
- This is a risk assessment tool that measures the level of perceived stress
- Suitable for adults and young people
- Can be used in any program that wants to measure the stress levels of the participants
The Perceived Stress Scale has been reviewed and assessed by the Socialsuite team. In our opinion this tool is suitable in supporting the evaluation of adults and young people to assist in the measurement of the stress levels.
This tool was created by Child Trends, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.