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Brief Family Distress Scale

Researchers and clinicians often require a quick assessment instrument to gauge the magnitude of distress or crisis experience in families. While excellent measures of stress and coping in families exist, we wanted to develop a measure that could quickly convey meaningful information about a families current crisis situation. The Brief Family Distress Scale (BFDS) was meant to be brief so that even families in severe distress could complete it. The response choices were derived from qualitative interviews with parents of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Intellectual...

Author of Tool: 
Jonathan A. Weiss; Yona Lunsky

Team Learning and Psychological Safety Survey

The Team Learning and Psychological Safety Survey is a 24 item measure. Team psychological safety, defined as the extent to which the team views the social climate as conducive to interpersonal risk, is assessed. Internal team learning behaviors, including the extent to which team members engage in behaviors designed to monitor progress and performance against goals and behaviors designed to test assumptions and create new possibilities, and external team learning behaviors, defined as the extent to which team members engage in behaviors designed to obtain information and feedback from...

Author of Tool: 
Edmondson, A.

Patient Safety Climate in Healthcare Organizations (PSCHO)

The PSCHO is a 45 item measure that assesses safety culture in healthcare organizations. Six close-ended demographic items are also included. The PSCHO is comprised of 12 subscales that assess different aspects of safety climate. These subscales are grouped into four categories: hospital contributions to safety climate, work unit contributions to safety climate, interpersonal contributions to safety climate, and other aspects of safety climate. The hospital contributions to safety climate is composed of the senior managers' engagement, organizational resources for safety, and overall...

Author of Tool: 
Singer, S., Meterko, M., Baker, L., Gaba, D., Falwell, A., & Rosen, A.

SafeQuest

The SafeQuest is a safety climate measure designed for use in primary care organizations. It is intended for all members of the primary care team, whether they have clinical or non-clinical roles and whether they are based in a practice or in the community. The questionnaire contains thirty items that are grouped into five sections: 1. Workload 2. Communication 3. Leadership 4. Teamwork and 5. Safety systems.

A guide for making the most of your SafeQuest results is provided below. This is a useful aid in determining how to share and utilise the results of the safety climate...

Author of Tool: 
De Wet, C., Spence, W., Mash, R., Johnson, P., & Bowie, P.

The Facebook Intensity Scale (FBI)

Author of Tool: 
Ellison, N. B., Steinfield, C., Lampe, C.

The Learning Organization Survey

The authors describe a learning organization as one where employees expertly build, gain, and share knowledge. Within a learning organization, there is a supportive learning environment, specific learning processes and practices, and the leaders encourage and promote learning.

This instrument allows individuals to examine how much learning is going on in an organization. It is divided into three key sections. The first section, Supportive Learning Environment, assesses psychological safety, appreciation of differences, openness to new ideas, and time for reflection. The second...

Author of Tool: 
Garvin, D. Edmondson, A., and Gino, F.

Sport Emotion Questionnaire

Athletes experience multitudinous emotions in sport settings (Hanin, 2000; Lazarus, 2000). Increasingly, research efforts are concerned with the prevalence of emotions and relationships between emotions and performance rely on the availability of valid measures. The Sport Emotion Questionnaire (SEQ) represents a sport-specific tool of pre-competitive emotion comprising items grounded in the experience of athletes.

Author of Tool: 
Marc V. Jones, Andrew M. Lane, Steven R. Bray, Mark Uphill, James Catlin

Attachment Style Classification Questionnaire for Latency Age Children

The questionnaire contains 15 items, divided into three factors, which taped the Ainsworth’s three attachment patterns: secure (e.g. “I usually believe that others who are close to me will not leave me”), anxious/ambivalent (e.g. “I’m sometimes afraid that no one really loves me”), and avoidant (e.g. “I find it uncomfortable and get annoyed when someone tries to get too close to me”). The children were asked to read each item and to rate the extent to which the item described themselves on a 5-point scale, with scores ranging from 1 (not at all) to 5 (very much).

Author of Tool: 
Ricky Finzi-Dottan

The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS)

The Child PTSD Symptom Scale (CPSS) maps on DSM-IV criteria, and yields a PTSD aggregate score as well as scores on the re-experiencing, avoidance and hyperarousal subscales. The CPSS comprises 24-items, 17 of which correspond to the DSM-IV symptoms. In the first section, answers are on a Likert-type scale where 0 is not at all, 1 is once a week or less/once in a while, 2 is 2 to 4 times a week/half the time, and 3 is 5 or more times a week/almost always. In the second part of the questionnaire, respondents are asked about functional impairment, or how much the problems indicated in...

Author of Tool: 
Edna B. Foa, Ph.D.

Center for Epidemiologic Studies - Depression Scale (CES-D)

The Center for Epidemiologic Studies - Depression (CES-D) scale includes twenty items comprising six scales reflecting major facets of depression: depressed mood, feelings of guilt and worthlessness, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, psychomotor retardation, loss of appetite, and sleep disturbance.

Author of Tool: 
Lenore Radloff

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