Discusses sexual assault that occurs within the context of ongoing relationships and those that occur in a one-time interaction (e.g., at a party, among casual acquaintances, friends who are not in an ongoing intimate/romantic relationship).
Defines child traumatic stress. This fact sheet gives an overview of trauma, describes traumatic stress symptoms, and ways children may be impacted.
The Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI) is a widely used 21-item self-report inventory used to assess anxiety levels in adults and adolescents.
The DIPA is an interview of caregivers for children from nine months to six years old.
The DICA-ASD is a semi-structured clinical interview that provides a measure of self-reported Acute Stress Disorder symptomatology and diagnosis. It was adapted from the PTSD module of the DICA.
The PERQ is designed to assess stressful parental emotional reactions to the sexual abuse of their children.
A self-report measure of community violence exposure for children aged 4-10 that includes drawings to accompany questions and thermometer-type rating scale.
The DERS is a brief, 36-item, self-report questionnaire designed to assess multiple aspects of emotion dysregulation. The measure yields a total score as well as scores on six scales derived through factor analysis.
The Expectations Test is a child self-report measure developed to measure expectations for emotions, experiences, and efficacy for social situations in general and especially when there is a concern about sexual or physical abuse.