Survey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC)

Domains: Education
Neighborhood and Physical Environment
Constructs: Early Childhood Education and Development
Safety, Crime and Violence
Hunger/Food (In)security
Year Created: 2010
Number of Items: 12
Administration Time (Minutes): 10
Administration Setting: Pediatrics
Primary Care
Population Screened: Children and Families
Administration Methods: Paper

About the Tool

The SWYC Family questionnaire is a 12-item questionnaire assessing needs in 3 domains (education, neighborhood/physical environment, and food).

See The Survey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC) User’s Manual

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Perrin EC, Sheldrick C, Visco Z, Mattern K. The Survey of Well-being of Young Children (SWYC) User’s Manual. Version 1.01. Retrieved from Published March 4, 2016. Accessed June 17, 2018.

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