Showing posts with label Foster Parenting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Foster Parenting. Show all posts

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Foster Parent Experiences Measure

 

Scale name: Foster Parent Experiences Measure

 Scale overview

This set of questions uses different ratings for different items.

 Author(s) Denby, Ramona, Rindfleisch, Nolan, & Bean, Gerald. (1999).

 Items

The items assess different experiences of foster parents.

 

Response Type Likert-type scales with different ranges.

 Sample item

From the Training Effect variable: “ I felt competent to handle the types of children placed in my home.” See the PsycTESTS references for more sample items.

 

Reliability & Validity

Not included in the PsycTESTS entry.

 Availability

According to Science Direct, “Reprint requests should be addressed to Dr. Ramona Denby, University of Nevada Las Vegas, School of Social Work, 4505 Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154”

 Permissions -- if identified

Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without seeking written permission. Distribution must be controlled, meaning only to the participants engaged in the research or enrolled in the educational activity. Any other type of reproduction or distribution of test content is not authorized without written permission from the author and publisher. Always include a credit line that contains the source citation and copyright owner when writing about or using any test.

SCOPES domain = Social/relationships

 Reference(s)

Denby, Ramona, Rindfleisch, Nolan, & Bean, Gerald. (1999). Predictors of foster parents' satisfaction and intent to continue to foster. Child Abuse & Neglect, 23(3), 287-303. doi: 10.1016/S0145-2134(98)00126-4

Denby, R., Rindfleisch, N., & Bean, G. (1999). Foster Parent Experiences Measure [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t20685-000

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Positive Home Integration Scale (PHIS) (Foster Homes)

Scale name: Positive Home Integration Scale (PHIS)

Scale overview

The PHIS is a 9-item Likert-type rating scale.

“This article introduces a youth-reported measure (Essential Youth Experiences [EYE]) developed to assess the experiences of foster youth in their home environment and their critical relationships across a number of service systems.” (From the Abstract)

Author(s) Kothari, Brianne H., McBeath, Bowen, Bank, Lew, Sorenson, Paul, Waid, Jeff, & Webb, Sara Jade. (2018

Items = 9

Response Type

Ratings from 1 to 10 with two anchors (they vary with the item) and a midrange label (somewhat).

Subscales

None identified in the PsycTESTS source.

Sample item

To what extent do you feel that you are treated with kindness in your (foster) home?

 Reliability & Validity

See the article reference for psychometric properties.

 Availability

The full set of 9 items with the 10-point descriptive labels can be found in the PsycTESTS reference below.

 Permissions -- if identified

Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without seeking written permission. Distribution must be controlled, meaning only to the participants engaged in the research or enrolled in the educational activity. Any other type of reproduction or distribution of test content is not authorized without written permission from the author and publisher. Always include a credit line that contains the source citation and copyright owner when writing about or using any test.”

 SCOPES domain = Social/relationships

Reference(s)

 Kothari, B. H., McBeath, B., Bank, L., Sorenson, P., Waid, J., & Webb, S. J. (2018). Positive Home Integration Scale [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t76186-000

 Kothari, Brianne H., McBeath, Bowen, Bank, Lew, Sorenson, Paul, Waid, Jeff, & Webb, Sara Jade. (2018). Validation of a measure of foster home integration for foster youth. Research on Social Work Practice, 28(6), 751-761. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049731516675033

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Family Stress Measure (Foster Parents)

 


Scale name: Family Stress Measure

 

Scale overview

The five questions on the Family Stress Scale were rated on a 5-point Likert scale ranging from never to very often.

 

Author(s) Geiger, J. M., Hayes, M. J., & Lietz, C. A. (2013)

Items = 5

 Response Type: Likert-type, 5-point

 Sample item

How often have you experienced any of the following events:

1. Severe difficulties with your foster child's biological family/parents?

 Reliability/ Validity

Not reported in PsycTESTS entry.

 Availability

The 5-items are listed in the PsycTESTS entry.

Geiger, J. M., Hayes, M. J., & Lietz, C. A. (2013). Family Stress Measure [Database record]. Retrieved from PsycTESTS. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t25361-000

 Permissions -- if identified

“Test content may be reproduced and used for non-commercial research and educational purposes without seeking written permission. Distribution must be controlled, meaning only to the participants engaged in the research or enrolled in the educational activity. Any other type of reproduction or distribution of test content is not authorized without written permission from the author and publisher. Always include a credit line that contains the source citation and copyright owner when writing about or using any test.”

SCOPES domain = Social/relationships

Reference(s)

Geiger, Jennifer Mullins, Hayes, Megan J., & Lietz, Cynthia A. (2013). Should I stay or should I go? A mixed methods study examining the factors influencing foster parents' decisions to continue or discontinue providing foster care. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(9), 1356-1365. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.05.00

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Key Words: Parenting, Foster Parenting, Foster Parenting Stress, Foster Family Stress

  

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Identity Salience Questionnaire (ISQ)

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