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Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference

Identification of Strengths in Children: Use of Evaluation Data to Improve Services

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Session Number: 1000 Room: Salon E & F

Presenting: Michael Taylor

All Authors for this paper: Michael Taylor

Presentation Type: poster presentation

Synopsis: Eighty-five children were assessed by the parent and the wraparound care coordinator using the Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale, the Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist, and the Child and Adolescent Functioning Scale at admission to the community-based wraparound program. Families provided significant and unique information regarding their children. Significant differences were found in the assessment of strengths by the parent and professional raters in domains of intrapersonal strengths, affective strengths and family involvement. The findings support the use of the strengths measure by multiple informants to provide unique information and increase communication regarding the child's strengths and needs..

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2009

Session Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM