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All Measure Reviews

This database includes reviews of tools that measure children's experiences of trauma, their reactions to it, and other mental health and trauma-related issues. To locate a measure of interest, enter specific search terms, or use the "domains" and "populations" filters to narrow the search.

KRI - Kauai Recovery Index

The KRI is a 24-item self-report instrument designed to measure the presence of PTSD symptoms in children/adolescents exposed to hurricanes.

KIPS - Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale

KIPS is a structured observation tool to assess parent-child interaction during play. KIPS assesses the parent's (or other significant caregiver's) behavior in the context of the child's needs. To ensure reliability, the play session is often videotaped and scored later.

PERQ - Parent Emotional Reaction Questionnaire

The PERQ is designed to assess stressful parental emotional reactions to the sexual abuse of their children. Parents are asked to endorse the frequency of specific reactions including fear, sadness, guilt, anger, embarrassment, shame, and emotional preoccupation.

PSQ - Parental Support Questionnaire

The 19-item PSQ assesses parents' cognitions and perceptions regarding the degree and kind of support they provide to their child following the discovery of sexual abuse. The measure yields a total score and scores on Support and Blame subscales.