Assessing Stress in Children and Youth: A Guide for Out-Of-School Time Program Practitioners

It is important for families, schools, and program providers to be able to recognize and help youth cope with stress to minimize the risk for negative health and behavioral development. This brief identifies characteristics of youth who may be particularly vulnerable to stress, provides two scales to measure stress among adolescents, and includes tips and resources for helping youth deal with stress.

Publication Date: 
2010-10
Sponsor: 
Child Trends