Parent & Practitioner Newsletter – Summer 2020

In this issue: Laundry and Loot: Care Counts Laundry Program by Whirlpool Expanding Our Perspective on Medical Neglect-One Mother’s Experience Impacting the Community Through Faith and Prevention Josephine’s Place-A Hidden Gem in New Jersey is a Second Home for Many Immigrant Women Defining and Preventing Child Neglect: It’s Not an Easy Task Making a Difference…

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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 Manual The Purpose and Use of the PFS-2

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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 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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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.   Handouts: Preparing and Administering the PFS-2

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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 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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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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PFS-2 FAQ’s

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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