Child and Adolescent Wellness Scale (CAWS)Cite this measure View Measure
Copeland, E. P., Nelson, R. B., & Traughber, M. C. "Wellness dimensions relate to happiness in children and adolescents," Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 3 (4), 2011, pp. 25–37.
|Purpose||The Children and Adolescent Wellness Scale assesses children’s social-emotional competencies across 10 psychological domain areas. Using the web-based application, schools can set up universal screening windows to assess students’ CAWS SEL core competencies by Teachers, Parents and Students. Determine a student’s SEL strengths and areas needing support Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of SEL curricula.|
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|Number of items||60|
The CAWS includes Teacher, Parent and Student (Self) Forms that can be delivered digitally through a web-based platform. The Teacher and Parent form is comprised of 40 items while the Self form includes 60 items (ages 11 to 18 yrs old).
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The CAWS SEL core competencies include.
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To use the CAWS you will need a subscription to the CAWS platform.