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Table 3 Outcome measures

From: Cluster-randomised controlled trial of an occupational therapy group intervention for children designed to promote emotional wellbeing: study protocol

Outcome measure Rater Instrument Description
Anxiety Child Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children: Short form (MASC-10) (March, 1997) Self-rated questionnaire with 10 items measuring the child’s thoughts and emotions, specifically related to anxiety.
  Parent Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale – Parent report, short version (RCADS-PS) (Weiss & Chorpita, 2011) Parent-report questionnaire with 25 items measuring their child’s anxiety and depression.
Modification of original measure.
  Teacher School Anxiety Scale (SAS) (Lyneham et al., 2008) Teacher-rated questionnaire with 16 items that measure the level of anxious behaviours a child is displaying.
Depression Child Children’s Depression Inventory – 2 (CDI-2) (Kovacs, 1992) Self-rated scale with 10 items measuring the child’s mood, thoughts and presentation of depressive symptoms.
  Parent Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale – Parent report, short version (RCADS-PS) (Weiss & Chorpita, 2011) Described above.
Modification of original measure.
Self-esteem Child Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale (RSES) (Rosenberg, 1965). Self-rated questionnaire with 10 items measuring the child’s thoughts about their own abilities and self-worth.
  Parent Single Item Self-Esteem Scale (SISES) (Robins et al., 2001). Single item parent-rated questionnaire that measures the parent’s general evaluation of the child’s self-esteem.
Participation in daily occupations Child Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) - modified (Law et al., 2005) Measures self-reported ability to participate in daily activities and satisfaction with one’s ability to participate in those daily activities. Two chosen activities the individual would like to improve on from a menu of activities pertinent to the intervention goals.
  Parent Canadian Occupational Performance Measure (COPM) - modified (Law et al., 2005) Measures parent-report of their child’s ability to participate in the two daily activities chosen by their child (see above) and satisfaction with their child’s ability to participate in those daily activities.
Life satisfaction and wellbeing Child Wellbeing and life satisfaction questions (The Children’s Society, 2012) Self-rated questionnaire with five items measuring a child’s sense of wellbeing and life satisfaction.
Knowledge about occupations, health and wellbeing Child Knowledge survey Seven sets of two questions each week in multiple choice and True/False formats. Measures change in participant knowledge of concepts and strategies covered in the intervention.