Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for Children (PTGI-C)

Posttraumatic Growth Inventory for Children (PTGI-C)
Tedeschi & Calhoun‚ 1996‚
Cryder‚ Kilmer‚ Tedeschi‚ & Calhoun‚ 2006
1.     I have learned what is important to me.
2.     I am now more likely to try to change things in my life that need changing.
3.     I have learned that life is important.
4.     I learned that I can count on myself.
5.     I understand spiritual things (like religious ideas) more now.
6.     I learned that some people will be there for me and help me if something bad happens.
7.     I feel closer to other people (friends or family) than I did before.
8.     I learned that I can handle my problems.
9.     I feel like it is okay to let people know how I feel inside.
10. I feel like I can deal with things the way they turn out.
11. I feel like each day is important.
12. I can better understand other people’s feelings.
13. I am able to do a better job on my work in school and at home.
14. I have the chance to do some things I wouldn’t have been able to do before.
15. I try harder to get along with my family and friends.
16. My religious beliefs are stronger now.
17. I have learned that I can deal with more than I ever thought I could.
18. I learned how nice some people can be.
19. I have new things that I like to do (like hobbies‚ toys‚ etc.)
20.I learned that sometimes I need other people to help me out.
21.I have some new ideas about how I want things to be when I grow up
New Possibilities‚ Relating to Others‚ Personal Strength‚ Appreciation for Life‚ and Spiritual Change.
1=Not at all true‚ 2=A little true‚ 3=Mostly true‚ 4=Very true

Kilmer‚ R. P.‚ Gil-Rivas‚ V.‚ Tedeschi‚ R. G.‚ Cann‚ A.‚ Calhoun‚ L. G.‚ Buchanan‚ T.‚ & Taku‚ K. (2009). Use of the revised posttraumatic growth inventory for children. Journal of Traumatic Stress‚ 22‚ 248-253.

Tedeschi‚ R. G.‚ & Calhoun‚ L. G. (1996). The Posttraumatic Growth Inventory: Measuring the positive legacy of trauma. Journal of Traumatic Stress‚ 9‚ 455–471.