Strengths-Based Practices Inventory (SBPI)

Strengths-Based Practices Inventory (SBPI)
Green‚ McAllister‚ & Tarte‚ 2004
1.    The program staff help me to see strengths in myself I didn’t know I had
2.    The program staff encourage me to get involved to help improve my community
3.    The program staff work together with me to meet my needs
4.    The program staff know about other programs I can use if I need them
5.    The program staff encourage me to think about my own personal goals or dreams
6.    The program staff understand when something is difficult for me
7.    The program staff respect my family’s cultural and/or religious beliefs
8.    The program staff encourage me to go to friends and family when I need help or support
9.    The program staff help me to see that I am a good parent
10.The program staff give me good information about where to go for other services I need
11.The program staff have materials for my child that positively reflect our cultural background
12.The program staff encourage me to share my knowledge with other parents
13.The program staff encourage me to learn about my culture and history
14.The program staff help me to use my own skills and resources to solve problems
15.The program staff provide opportunities for me to get to know other parents in the community
16.The program staff support me in the decisions I make about myself and my family
Empowerment Approach‚ Cultural Competency‚ Staff Sensitivity–Knowledge‚ Relationship-Supportive
Empowerment Approach (alpha .92); Cultural Competence (alpha .72); Staff Sensitivity–Knowledge (alpha .81; and Relationship-Supportive (alpha .82)
1 = Strongly Disagree‚ 2 = Mostly Disagree‚ 3 = Disagree a Little‚ 4 = Neither Agree nor Disagree‚ 5 = Agree a Little‚ 6 = Mostly Agree‚ 7 = Strongly Agree
Empowerment Approach (1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 9‚ and 14)‚ Cultural Competency (7‚ 11‚ and 13)‚ Staff Sensitivity–Knowledge (4‚ 6‚ 10‚ and 16)‚ Relationship-Supportive (2‚ 8‚ 12‚ and 15)

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