Below please find parenting indexes that you may find helpful as well as recommended parenting curricula and helpful websites.
Abidin, R. R. (1984). Parenting Stress Index, 3rd ed. Odessa FL, Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc .Available from http://www.parinc.com or 1-(800)-331-8378
Bavolek & Keene (1999). Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory-2 Administration and
Development Handbook. Family Development Resources, Inc. Park City, Utah. Available from Family Development Resources. http://www.nurturingparent.com or 1-(800)-688-5822
The AAPI is widely used and assesses parenting attitudes with regards to inappropriate expectations, empathy, corporal punishment, reversed roles, and respect for the child’s independence and autonomy.
Gerard, A. B. (1994). Parent-Child Relationship Inventory (PCRI) Manual. Los Angeles, California: Western Psychological Services. Available from Western Psychological Services (WPS). http://www.wpspublish.com or 1-(800)-648-8857
The Incredible Years Evaluation provides a model for the measures and evaluation tools. Here is what they use to evaluate the Dinosaur Program (an extension of the Incredible years) . The link is comprehensive.
The Incredible Years relies on the Parent Practices Interview: http://www.son.washington.edu/centers/parenting-clinic/documents/ppiT1.pdf
The Parenting Practices Inventory is a 17-item measure developed for Fast Track to assess the parent’s permissiveness of their discipline, the effectiveness of their discipline and the consistency of their discipline efforts. The items are coded on a 4-point scale describing specific frequency ratings (“never”, “almost never”, “some times”, “often”). http://childandfamilypolicy.duke.edu/fasttrack/techrept/p/ppi/
Partners for Learning Curriculum and Activity Cards
Helping Babies Learn: Developmental Profiles and Activities for Infants, and Toddlers
New York State Office of Children and Family Services Fatherhood Iinitiative. Safe Babies Campaign
Zero To Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
New York State Department of Health Vital Statistics
“Teenage Births: Outcomes for young parents and their children”, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy