Author(s): Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation
Collection Method: Self-report survey completed by parents of young people
Scoring Method: Uses a scale with the following ratings with the answer options: None of the time=0; A little of the time=1; Some of the time=2; Most of the time=3; All of the time=4. Ratings can be summed up or averaged to evaluate the quality of relationship. The higher the score, the better the relationship.
Number of questions: 7
- Measures the quality of relationship between young person and their parent, but completed from parent’s perspective
- Can be used together with Positive Relationship with Parents for Teenagers/Foster Youth
- Tool has excellent reliability
This tool was created by Child Trends, funded by Templeton Foundation, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.