This survey uses the risk and protective factor model to assess youth problem behaviors including violence, delinquency, school dropout, and substance abuse. It also includes youth feelings of family relationships and community climate.
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Questions are in the public domain, but Pride Surveys offers scoring and analysis , $2.62 per survey, 100 minimum.
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Bradshaw, C. P., Waasdorp, T. E., Goldweber, A., & Johnson, S. L. (2013). Bullies, gangs, drugs, and school: Understanding the overlap and the role of ethnicity and urbanicity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(2), 220-234. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-012-9863-7
Habib, C., Santoro, J., Kremer, P., Toumbourou, J., Leslie, E., & Williams, J. (2010). The importance of family management, closeness with father and family structure in early adolescent alcohol use. Addiction, 105(10), 1750-1758. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03021.x
Hawkins, J. D., Oesterle, S., Brown, E. C., Abbott, R. D., & Catalano, R. F. (2014). Youth problem behaviors 8 years after implementing the Communities That Care prevention system: A community-randomized trial. JAMA Pediatrics, 168(2), 122-129. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.4009
Peleg‐Oren, N., Saint‐Jean, G., Cardenas, G. A., Tammara, H., & Pierre, C. (2009). Drinking alcohol before age 13 and negative outcomes in late adolescence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 33(11), 1966-1972. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.2009.01035.x
Salas-Wright, C. P., Vaughn, M. G., Hodge, D. R., & Perron, B. E. (2012). Religiosity profiles of American youth in relation to substance use, violence, and delinquency. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41(12), 1560-1575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-012-9761-z
Arthur, M. W., Briney, J. S., Hawkins, J. D., Abbott, R. D., Brooke-Weiss, B. L., & Catalano, R. F. (2007). Measuring risk and protection in communities using the Communities That Care Youth Survey. Evaluation and Program Planning, 30(2), 197-211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evalprogplan.2007.01.009
Arthur, M. W., Hawkins, J. D., Pollard, J. A., Catalano, R. F., & Baglioni Jr, A. J. (2002). Measuring risk and protective factors for use, delinquency, and other adolescent problem behaviors: The Communities That Care Youth Survey. Evaluation Review, 26(6), 575-601. https://doi.org/10.1177/0193841X0202600601
Briney, J. S., Brown, E. C., Hawkins, J. D., & Arthur, M. W. (2012). Predictive validity of established cut points for risk and protective factor scales from the Communities That Care Youth Survey. Journal of Primary Prevention, 33(5-6), 249-258. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10935-012-0280-1
Glaser, R. R., Horn, M. L. V., Arthur, M. W., Hawkins, J. D., & Catalano, R. F. (2005). Measurement properties of the Communities That Care® Youth Survey across demographic groups. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 21(1), 73-102. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10940-004-1788-1