What do Cafas scores mean?

What do Cafas scores mean?

The CAFAS Total Score is the sum of the impairment ratings for the 8 subscales for the youth. For each subscale, the rater selects the item(s) which are true for the youth, which in turn, determines the youth’s level of impairment for that subscale.

What age is Cafas?

The CAFAS measures impairment in functioning in children and adolescents (ages 5 to 19) who currently have, or may be at risk for developing, emotional, behavioral, substance use, psychiatric, or psychological problems.

What does Pecfas stand for?

Validation of the Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS)

What is the BASC assessment tool?

The BASC™ holds an exceptional track record for providing a complete picture of a child’s behavior by applying a triangulation method for gathering information. Parent Rating Scales—Measure both adaptive and problem behaviors in the community and home setting in 10 to 20 minutes.

What do the BASC-3 content scales measure?

What is the BASC–3? A Multidimensional, Multimethod approach to assessing child and adolescent EBDs. Measure maladaptive behaviors, where high scores indicate problematic levels of functioning. Items are unique to a Clinical or Adaptive scale.

How do you read BASC results?

Average scores are in the range of 40 to 60. T-Scores are often used in behavior rating scales such as the BASC-2, the BRIEF, and the Brown ADD Scales. For most clinical measures on these scales, a high score (above 60) is reflective of modest difficulties and a score above 70 suggests more significant concerns.

What is BASC scale?

There are five separate rating forms that comprise the BASC. These include a teacher rating scale (TRS), a parent rating scale (PRS) a self-report of personality (SRP), student observation system (SOS) and a structured developmental history (SDH).

What do BASC-3 scores mean?

Sample’s BASC-3 profile indicates significant problems with Hyperactivity, Depression, and Attention Problems.

What is the emotional symptoms index on the BASC?

Emotional Control Index This index measures one’s ability to maintain control over emotions in challenging situations. High scores are indicative of individuals who very often overreact and may be seen as histrionic as well as being difficult to console.

What are the results of the CAFAS assessment?

For each domain (subscale), the assessor can also quickly identify the youth’s strengths and goals. Results with interpretations are displayed instantaneously, and include: CAFAS scale scores, CAFAS Profile, alerts for critical items, risk behaviors, clinical markers, client types, and outcome indicators.

Where can I find the FAS outcomes assessments?

For parents with children ages 3 to 19. All measures are available in the web-hosted FAS Outcomes program. Each of these assessments comes with features designed to make your job easier, and are all accessible from one centralized, convenient location. The CAFAS, PECFAS, and CWL are still available in paper (written) versions.

How does the CAFAS treatment plan work?

Based on the CAFAS items (i.e., target behaviors), and strengths and goals selected by the assessor, the software generates a Treatment Plan organized by subscales. The “action plan” section for each subscale is completed by the assessor. After each assessment, a snapshot of the child’s assessment results appear immediately on the Client Dashboard.

How does the JIFF use CAFAS?

Practitioners use CAFAS to assess, track outcomes and inform case decisions. Our outcome management system helps meet new Mental Health mandates The JIFF’s rapid assessment and Service Plan processes help address tough challenges, yet result in cost savings and reduced recidivism.