Home Self Esteem

1. My parents are proud of thekind of person I am.
2. No one pays much attention tome at home.
3. My parents feel that I can bedepended on.
4. I often feel that if they could‚my parents would trade me in for another child.
5. My parents try to understand me.
6. My parents expect too much of me.
7. I am an important person to my family.
8. I often feel unwanted at home.
9. My parents believe that I will be a success in the future.
10. I often wish that I had been born into another family.. 
  • self-evaluation
  • family
This instrument can be found on page 87-88 of Assessing Outcomes in Child and Youth Programs: A Practical Handbook‚ available online at: http://fyi.uwex.edu/topic/youth/
Reliability: Alpha coefficients of both subscales and the total scale have been found to be in the .78 to .92 range.
Point values are assigned as follows:
4= Strongly agree
2= Disagree
1= Strongly disagree
Items 2‚4‚6‚8
and 10 must be reverse scored. Then the 10 items are summed for a total score. The higher the score‚ the higher the person’s home self-esteem.

Hare‚ B.R. (2000). Hare self-esteem scale. In K. Corcoran & J. Fischer (Eds.)‚ Measure for clinical practice‚ Volume I‚ 3rd edition‚ New York: Free Press.