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 Manual The Purpose and Use of the PFS-2

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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 tool, and the retrospective pre-test version. It provides guidance for programs in choosing which version of the PFS-2 to use.   Handouts: PFS-2 Traditional PFS-2…

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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.   Handouts: Preparing and Administering the PFS-2

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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 PFS-2, you may want to prepare for this lesson by completing two traditional, true pre-post/post-test surveys so you will have data for practicing scoring. Otherwise,…

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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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This lesson features the PFS-2 developers responding to frequently asked questions regarding the PFS-2.   Handouts: FAQ’s for the Video

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In this episode, Dr. Todd Jensen will help listeners understand and characterize family stressors, including the current coronavirus outbreak. Dr. Jensen offers tips for listeners to help them better manage family stress. Dr. Jensen is a Family Research and Engagement Specialist in the Jordan Institute for Families and a Research Assistant Professor in the School…

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This podcast, hosted by Dr. Sarah Verbiest, introduces four young people who contribute to the discussion on strategies for youth and their parents on navigating the conflicts and opportunities of sharing a home.   Dr. Verbiest is the Director of the Jordan Institute for Families and a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of North…

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In this episode, Dr. Isaiah Pickens discusses the importance of self-compassion and showing ourselves kindness during these trying times and how sharing compassion with others can help mitigate the stress in our own lives. Dr.  Pickens is a clinical psychologist and founder of iOpening Enterprises, a professional development and media company that helps people and…

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