Author(s): Child Trends for the Templeton Foundation
Collection Method: Self-report survey completed by young person
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 or averaged to evaluate the quality of relationship. The higher the score, the better the relationship
Number of questions: 6
- Measures the quality of relationship between young person and their caregive
- Adapted to be suitable for youth in out of home care
- Tool has excellent reliability and concurrent validity and it is associated with better grades and lower likelihood of substance misuse, fighting and depression
This tool was created by Child Trends, funded by Templeton Foundation, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.