Family / Parenting

Adverse Childhood Experiences Survey (ACES)

Purpose: Identify types of childhood and adolescent traumatic experiences

Age Range: 6+

Scales: None


Aggression Questionnaire (AQ)

Purpose: Screens for aggressive tendencies

Age Range: 9-88

Scales: Physical aggression, Verbal aggression, Anger, Hostility, Indirect aggression


Attachment Checklist-Child

Purpose: Identify indicators of dysfunctional attachment styles

Age Range: 18 months-12

Scales: None


Attachment Checklist-Infant

Purpose: Identify indicators of dysfunctional attachment styles

Age Range: Birth-18 months

Scales: None


Beck Youth Inventory Second Edition (BYI II)

Purpose: Evaluate children’s and adolescents’ emotional and social impairment

Age Range: 7-18

Scales: Self concept, Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Behavioral Disturbance


Children’s Depression Inventory 2 (CDI2)

Purpose: A comprehensive multi-rater assessment of depressive symptoms in youth

Components: Parent Report, Teacher Report, Self Report

Age Range: 7-17

Scales: Emotional problems, Functional problems


Conflict Tactics Scale Parent-Child   (CTSPC)

Purpose: Assesses the type and rate of parent/child conflict and resolution tactics

Age Range: Birth+

Scales: Nonviolent discipline, Psychological aggression, Physical assault, Weekly discipline, Sexual abuse, Injury


Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED)

Purpose: A brief screener to assess areas and levels of anxiety related issues and disorders in children

Age Range: 2-18


State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI-2)

Purpose: Measures the experience, expression, and control of anger.

Age Range: 16-63

Scales: 3 main scales, 11 subscales, and 1 index


State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2 Child & Adolescent           (STAXI-C/A)

Purpose: Comprehensively yet concisely assess experience, expression, and control of anger while accounting for state and trait aspects

Age Range: 9-18

Scales: 5 main scales, and 4 subscales


State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI)

Purpose: Differentiate between state and trait anxiety in high school students & adults.

Age Range: 14-69

Scales: 2 main scales: State & Trait, measuring apprehension, tension, nervousness, & worry.


State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children (STAIC)

Purpose: Measures anxiety in Children

Age Range: 9-12 (normed to test <9 w/ reading comprehension at/above 3rd grade)

Scales:2 main scales: State Anxiety & Trait Anxiety


Suicide Ideation Questionnaire Junior (SIQ-JR)

Purpose: Screens for suicidal ideation in adolescents in grades 7-9

Age Range: 12-15


Stress Scale for Couples & Families

Purpose: A brief screener to assess areas of stress within relational units

Age Range: 18+

Scales: None


Tennessee Self-Concept Scale-Second Edition   (TSCS:2)

Purpose: measures self-concept in children, adolescents, and children

Age Range: 7-90

Scales: Validity- inconsistency, self-criticism, faking good, response distribution. Summary Scores- total self-concept, conflict. Self-Concept-physical, moral, personal, family, social, academic/work. Supplementary scores-identity, satisfaction, behavior.


Trauma & Attachment Belief Scale   (TABS)

Purpose: Assesses long term impact of trauma

Age Range: 9+

Scales: Safety, Trust, Esteem, Intimacy, Control


Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children   (TSCC)

Purpose: Helps evaluate acute & chronic posttraumatic symptoms

Age Range: 8-16

Scales: Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Posttraumatic Stress, Dissociation, & Sexual concerns


Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children   (TSYCC)

Purpose: Provides a standardized, broadband trauma measure for very young children

Age Range: 3-12

Scales: Anxiety, Depression, Anger/Aggression, Posttraumatic stress-Intrusion, Posttraumatic stress-Avoidance, Posttraumatic stress-Arousal, Dissociation, Sexual Concerns


Traumatic Events Screening Inventory (TESI-PRR/ TESI-SRR)

Purpose: Probes for a history of exposure to traumatic events and to distinguish these events from other negative life experiences.

Age Range: 6-18 (parent report <7)

Scales: Single Scale Interview for PTSD criteria


Youth Feeling Scale

Purpose: Brief Screener to assess current emotionality

Age Range: 6-14

Scales: none


Youth Outcome Questionnaire 2.01    (YOQ-2.01)

Purpose: Assesses the presence & levels of dysfunctional symptoms, behaviors, & experiences

Age Range: 2-18

Scales: Intrapersonal Distress, Somatic, Interpersonal Relations, Social Problems, Behavioral Dysfunction, & Critical Items