Core Competencies

Middle and High School

This instrument measures behavior and attitudes related to five constructs that are common to the goals of all CYFAR programs: social conscience, personal values, caring, decision making, and critical thinking.

Developers: 

Combines Critical Thinking and Decision Making scales from the Youth Engagement Attitudes and Knowledge Survey (Cater et al., 2010) and Caring, Personal Values, and Social Conscience scales from the Positive Youth Development Survey (Lerner, 2008).

Psychometrics File: 
Instrument Type: 
CYFAR Approved Common Measures
Construct Area: 
Life Skills
Target Audience: 
Boys
Girls
High School
Middle School
Reading Level: 
3rd - 4th grade
Available Language: 
English
Cost: 
No-Cost