Parent & Practitioner Newsletter Fall 2021

In this issue: The Impact of COVID on Children’s Mental Health There is Hope Through Trying Times Finding the Helpers The Shortcomings of Standardized Tests for People with Disabilities Parent…

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Introduction to the PFS-2

This lesson explains FRIENDS development of the PFS-2, how it varies from the original PFS, and how to decide which version to use, PFS or PFS-2.   Handouts: PFS-2 User…

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Exploring PFS-2 Content

This lesson examines each subscale and its individual items as well as their response category formats. It explains the differences between the traditional, true pre and post version of the…

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Administering the PFS-2

This lesson explains general tips and options on administering the survey, preparing the paper and pencil surveys, presenting the surveys to parents and caregivers, and protecting respondent privacy and data.…

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Scoring the PFS-2

This lesson explains how PFS-2 respondent ratings are converted to numbers, how to calculate individual subscale scores, and group subscale means. * Note: If you did not watch Administering the…

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Interpreting PFS-2 results

This lesson discusses how to use PFS-2 results for continuous quality improvement purposes and interpretation of the PFS-2 data.  

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