What is it about?

The Communities That Care Youth Survey (CTCYS) assesses youth risk and protective factors focused on antisocial behaviors, drug abuse, violence, delinquency. The systematic review aimed to analyze psychometric validations and cross-cultural adaptations of CTCYS to prepare for its Brazilian validation.

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Why is it important?

This survey may be a potentially reliable and valid instrument to assess risk and protection in different cultures and populations.


We want to share our findings on recognizing the different cultural roots of CTCYS carried out so far, including the country's cultural singularity is essential to provide an appropriate cross-cultural adaptation to this survey.

Daniela Ribeiro Schneider
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

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This page is a summary of: Psychometrics and cultural adaptations of the Communities That Care Youth Survey: A systematic review, Journal of Community Psychology, February 2021, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1002/jcop.22529.
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