Communities That Care Youth Survey (CTC)
|General Information on the Measure|
|Purpose of the measure||
The Communities That Care Youth Survey (CTC) assesses risk factors and protective factors that research suggests are critical to understanding and preventing substance abuse.
|Main constructs measured||
Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies
|Applicable grade levels||
|Publication year for the most recent version||
|Year originally developed||
|Method of administration||
|Number of items||
Five-point Likert-type scale
|Fee for use||Free and publicly available|
|Credentials required for administration||
|Overall score reporting||
No overall scores are reported.
There are 29 risk and protective factors including neighborhood attachment, school commitment, family conflict, and social skills.
The measure is self-scored.
No information is available in the references reviewed.
|Evidence of Technical Quality|
|Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected||
Evidence in based on a multistage cluster sample of 6th, 8th, and 11th grade students in Oregon.
Internal consistency estimates (Cronbach's alpha) reported separately for subscales and by grade and gender. Estimates ranged from 0.50 to 0.93.
|Locating the Measure|
|Obtaining a copy of the measure||communitiesthatcare.net|
Arthur, M. W., Hawkins, J. D., Pollard, J. A., Catalan, R. F., & Baglioni, A. J. "Measuring risk and protective factors for substance use, delinquency, and other adolescent problem behaviors: The Communities That Care Youth Survey," Evaluation Review, Vol. 26, 2002, pp. 575–601.
Measure summary updated October 31, 2019.