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ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool - Retrospective Questionnaire

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dc.contributor.author International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
dc.contributor.author World Health Organization
dc.contributor.author United Nations
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-24T03:22:28Z
dc.date.available 2020-09-24T03:22:28Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Runyan, D. K., Dunne, M. P., & Zolotor, A. J. (2009). Introduction to the development of the ISPCAN child abuse screening tools. Child Abuse & Neglect, 33(11), 842–845. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2009.08.003  en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.ispcan.org/learn/icast-abuse-screening-tools/
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/2153
dc.description Cost: Yes
dc.description Training: Yes
dc.description Number of Items: 32
dc.description.abstract In 2009, ISPCAN collaborated with UNICEF, the UN Secretary General’s Study on Violence against Children, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, and the World Health Organization to develop the ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tools (ICAST). The ICAST is a measure to assess child abuse prevalence and frequency, and is used worldwide in various countries. There are three versions of the ICAST tool: a child version for ages 11-18 (ICAST-C), a parent version (ICAST-P) and a young adults’ retrospective version (ICAST-R). The questionnaires and manuals were updated in 2015, and are currently available in English, Russian and Spanish. ICAST-R (Retrospective Questionnaire) is a 32-item measure for young adults to assess child abuse prevalence and frequency. This version of the ICAST is for adults who have recently become independent (aged 18-24 years), and was developed to ask them about their violent experiences that occurred before they were 18 years old by adults and/or peers. This tool is used with young adults to measure the prevalence of physical, emotional and sexual child abuse, and neglect in childhood by any perpetrator. The tool can be completed by the participants themselves or by a practitioner. The ICAST-R was validated in 2009 by child maltreatment experts from 28 countries. They came to a consensus that the tool translates clearly and has satisfactory properties for adoption as a survey tool to estimate prevalence and describe perpetrators and other contextual aspects of child abuse. (CVR Abstract) en_US
dc.format Tool
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal en_US
dc.relation.uri https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0145213409001987
dc.rights Public Domain
dc.rights Proprietary
dc.subject Child Abuse en_US
dc.subject Screening Tool en_US
dc.subject Purpose: Detection en_US
dc.subject Administration Method: Self-Administered en_US
dc.subject Administration Method: Practitioner-Administered en_US
dc.subject Population: Youth en_US
dc.subject Domain: Child Maltreatment en_US
dc.subject Domain: Child Abuse en_US
dc.subject Domain: Assault en_US
dc.subject Domain: Emotional Abuse en_US
dc.subject Domain: Neglect en_US
dc.subject Domain: Sexual Abuse en_US
dc.subject Domain: Physical Abuse en_US
dc.title ISPCAN Child Abuse Screening Tool - Retrospective Questionnaire en_US
dc.title.alternative ICAST-R en_US
dc.date.updated 2015


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