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. Paul Lanier has a conversation with Dr. Lindsay Huffhines about unique stressors for families during these difficult times and practical tips parents can use to support infants and toddlers in handling stress and emotions. Parents and caregivers will find this podcast helpful. Dr. Paul Lanier is the Wallace Kuralt Distinguished Associate…

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In this episode, Dr. Paul Lanier has a conversation with Julie Smith and Brooklyn Crawford, Clinical Home Visitors based in eastern North Carolina about challenges families are facing with parenting young children during difficult times. This conversation is followed by one with Maxine Eichner, the Graham Distinguished Professor of Law at University of North Carolina…

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In this episode, Dr. Todd Jensen interviews Dr. Deborah Barrett, a licensed clinical social worker who has extensive experience conducting individual and group therapy. She shares her thoughts about family loss and grieving, particularly during the coronavirus outbreak. Dr. Jensen is a Family Research and Engagement Specialist in the Jordan Institute for Families and a…

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