a) A definition ofthe assessment domain and description ofthe targets of assessment.
b) An analysis ofthe existing literature of assessment of your domain including strengths and weakness ofthis empirical evidence.
c) A list of existing measures (self-report, parent-report, monitoring, observational) used to assess this domain.
d) A description of key measure listed including:
(i) what the measure assesses and who completes the measure;
(ii) target age and common use;
(iii) type and number of items and any subscales;
(iv) scoring information;
(v) psychometric properties;
(vi) strengths and limitations of this measure, and;
(vii) relevant references.
e) Recommendations for:
(i) use of assessment tools with children and families, and
(ii) future research in developing and tailoring assessment in this domain.
The purpose ofthis assessment piece is to familiarise students with the domains of assessment
parenting and family psychology,
understand approaches to assessing children and families, as
well as to extend literature review skills in relation to parenting.