Parenting Skills Assessment Psychometric Study

Principal Investigator:
Laurie Van Egeren

Assistant Provost for University-Community Partnerships
Acting Director, Michigan State University Museum
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Principal Investigator:
Celeste Sturdevant Reed

Principal Investigator:
Marguerite Barratt

Allegan Intermediate School District developed an observational tool of parenting behaviors, the Parenting Skills Assessment (PSA), designed for use by home visitors in monitoring change in families. This study examined the psychometric properties of the PSA, including factor structure, reliability, and validity.

Please contact Laurie Van Egeren for more information


Funder: Research, Outreach, and International Programs Seed Grant, MSU College of Human Ecology
MSU Partners: Institute for Children, Youth, and Families; Department of Psychology
Community Partners: Allegan Intermediate School District