Tool to Measure Parenting Self-Efficacy (TOPSE)

The Tool to Measure Parenting Self-Efficacy (TOPSE) is a UK-developed instrument that assesses six parenting domains: emotion and affection, play and enjoyment, empathy and understanding, control, discipline and boundary setting, pressures of parenting self-acceptance and learning and knowledge. The instrument is designed to be completed on the first session and last session of a parenting program.

Content

Topics

Emotion and affection; play and enjoyment; empathy and understanding; control; discipline and boundary setting; pressures of parenting; self-acceptance; learning and knowledge

Ages
Birth-6 years
Languages
English

Administration information

Length
Not specified
Administration
Self-report

Access and Use

Instrument Use in Peer-Reviewed Studies

Bloomfield, Linda, Sally Kendall, and Sandra Fortuna. 2010. “Supporting Parents: Development of a Tool to Measure Self-Efficacy of Parents with Learning Disabilities.” British Journal of Learning Disabilities 38 (4): 303–9. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2009.00607.x.

“Publications.” n.d. TOPSE. TOPSE (blog). Accessed January 29, 2019. https://www.topse.org.uk/site/publications-2/.

Bloomfield, Linda, and Sally Kendall. 2012. “Parenting Self-Efficacy, Parenting Stress and Child Behaviour before and after a Parenting Programme.” Primary Health Care Research & Development 13 (4): 364–72. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1463423612000060.

Bloomfield, Linda, and Sally Kendall. 2007. “Testing a Parenting Programme Evaluation Tool as a Pre and Post Course Measure of Parenting Self-Efficacy.” University of Hertfordshire. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17973712.

Psychometrics

Scoring
Computer scoring
Manual scoring
Open Access
Yes
Resources on Psychometric Properties

“Publications.” n.d. TOPSE. TOPSE (blog). Accessed January 29, 2019. https://www.topse.org.uk/site/publications-2/.