Measurement Tools

Active Parenting Class Evaluation Form
(can be used for any Active Parenting class)

Use this form to collect information from parents about what they liked and what needs improvement in your classes. Click to download a Word file that can be customized to meet your needs.

Active Parenting 4th Edition

This questionnaire contains three scales: Parent Observation of Child Behavior, Parent Attitudes and Beliefs, and Parent Behavior. Together, they can be used to provide proof of your program’s effectiveness. (Since Active Parenting 4th Edition is a revision of Active Parenting Now, the tests apply to both programs.)

Join the First Five Years field study to determine the effectiveness of your classes

We are conducting the first national study on the effectiveness of this groundbreaking program. By participating, you will add to the scientific base of parenting education. Incentives include free Parent’s Guides, APP store credit, and Amazon gift cards. You will also be able to use your individual survey results for your own program evaluation, and we will send you a copy of the overall field test results.

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1, 2, 3, 4 Parents!

1, 2, 3, 4 Parents! is the 1996 edition of our parenting program for young children. It was replaced in 2016 by a new edition. If you are still using 1, 2, 3, 4 Parents! this questionnaire can be used to measure the effectiveness of your parenting classes. It contains three scales: Parent Attitudes and Beliefs, Parent Observation of Child Behavior, and Parent Behavior.

Active Parenting of Teens

This questionnaire and scoring key for measuring behavior can be used to provide proof of the effectiveness of your Active Parenting of Teens parenting classes.

Active Parenting for Stepfamilies

This questionnaire and scoring key for measuring attitudes and behaviors related to stepfamily living can be used to provide proof of the effectiveness of your Active Parenting of Stepfamilies (six sessions) parenting program.

Christian Active Parenting

This questionnaire contains three scales: Parent Observation of Child Behavior, Parent Attitudes and Beliefs, and Parent Behavior. Together, they can be used to provide proof of your program’s effectiveness. (Since Christian Active Parenting is based on Active Parenting 4th Ed., the tests apply to both programs.)

Paternidad Activa 4a edición

This questionnaire contains three scales in Spanish: Parent Observation of Child Behavior, Parent Attitudes and Beliefs, and Parent Behavior. Together, they can be used to provide proof of your program’s effectiveness.

Padres Activos de Hoy

Padres Activos de Hoy (Active Parenting Today) is the 1999 edition of our parenting program for ages 5 through 12. It was replaced in 2015 by a new edition. If you are still using Padres Activos de Hoy, this Spanish-language questionnaire and scoring key for measuring behavior can be used to provide proof of the effectiveness.

Padres Activos de Adolescentes

This Spanish-language questionnaire and scoring key for measuring behavior can be used to provide proof of the effectiveness of your Paternidad Activos de Adolescentes (Active Parenting of Teens) parenting program.