About the Measure

Domains Resilience and coping
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales Personal strengths; External resources
Description The RYDM measures both internal assets (personal strengths) and external resources (protective factors), all of which have been linked to positive developmental outcomes.
Example I have high goals and expectations for myself
Link http://chks.wested.org/administer/download/supplemental/#res

Implementation details

No. of items 51
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 20
Age 12-17
Cost single purchase $150
Cost per child $1.50

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .69-.93
Test retest 2 weeks, r= [.44,.82]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA 8 factors CFI=.97
RMSEA=.035 WRMR=2.17
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Tobacco use, r= [-.14,-.30]; School connectedness, r= [.29,.49]; Physical fight, r= [-.07,-.26]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Hanson, T. L., & Kim, J. O. (2007). Measuring Resilience and Youth Development: The Psychometric Properties of the Healthy Kids Survey. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED498459.pdf
Furlong, M. J., Ritchey, K. M., & O’Brennan, L. M. (2009). Developing norms for the California Resilience Youth Development Module: Internal assets and school resources subscales. The California School Psychologist, 14(1), 35-46. doi:10.1007/bf03340949