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Term: Family Stress Checklist (FSC)

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Last Updated: 2007-12-12


In the second stage of the BabyFirst screening process, families scoring "at-risk" on the BabyFirst Screen are assessed for caregiving difficulties by public health nurses with a semi-structured interview known as the Family Stress Checklist. Families scoring above the FSC cut-off score are eligible for the program and are offered BabyFirst home visiting.

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  • Brownell M, Santos R, Kozyrskyj A, Roos N, Au W, Dik N, Chartier M, Girard D, Ekuma O, Sirski M, Tonn N, Schultz J. Next Steps in the Provincial Evaluation of the BabyFirst Program: Measuring Early Impacts on Outcomes Associated with Child Maltreatment. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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