Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ)

Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ)

Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ)

Name 

Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) 

Purpose 

 It was developed to Identify the adolescent and adult clients with the histories of trauma 

Population 

12 years and Older 

Score 

It allows the identification of three levels of severity of abuse, neglect (low, moderate, severe). 

Time 

5 minutes 

Author 

David P. Bernstein, Laura Fink 

Publisher 

The Psychological  Corporation  

Description 

This self-report includes a 28-items that measures 5 types ofmaltreatment :emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and emotional and physical neglect. Each subscale has 5 items and minimization-denial scale has 3 items. 

Scoring 

The 5-pointlikertscale is used that ranged from Never true to very often true. Each subscale score ranges from 5 to 25. 

Reliabilityand Validity 

CTQ have good high internal consistency scores. The sub-scales sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse, emotional neglect reported coefficients of .93-.95, .84-.89,81-.86 and .88-.92 respectively. The test-retest coefficient was approximately 0.80. 

Norms 

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Suggested Uses 

CTQ can be used for formulation of treatment plans, for conducting child custody investigation and for assessment of special populations. 

Prepared by 

Namra Sarwar 

 

 

January 9, 2016 / by / in ,
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