Family measurement

Led by Shari Barkin, MD, MSHS

The concept of family is more than the aggregate of each member. Families have their own developmental trajectory. To date, the construct of family has been conceptualized as qualities of a family, typically conceptualized cross-sectionally rather than longitudinally. We propose a new construct that examines and measures family ages and stages.

Our mission

To use user-centered design to develop and pilot test a new measurement construct to understand the dynamic nature of families, how they develop over time, and how that might influence prevention or intervention. 

 

Products

Products

Compendium of family functioning measures : 40 validated family functioning tools that measure different aspects of how families function, including organizational processes, belief systems, and communication.

Next steps

  1. Ground truthing our family ages and stages concept model with a diverse group of families
  2. Development of a suite of measurement tools (for research, clinical, policy use)
  3. Pilot testing data on usability
Draft family development concept model; Todd Jensen and Sarah Verbiest 2020
Draft family development concept model; Todd Jensen and Sarah Verbiest 2020

Collborative partners

MEASUREMENT node
point of contact

Shari Barkin

Shari.Barkin@VUMC.org 

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