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About These Tools

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is presenting these data tools for your information and use, but did not create them. These tools may be subject to copyright, and should be used within the terms of use outlined in any copyright restrictions.

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We hope you find these tools useful. We advise you to keep in mind that the content in these tools may cover sensitive issues that could be triggering for certain individuals.

Census Reporter

Author: Census Reporter
Tool Type: National Data Source, Questionnaire / Survey, State Data Source
Existing Data Source

Census Reporter provides journalists with easy access to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Population and dollar figures are broken down by category: Demographics, Economics, Families, Housing and Social.

Community Data Platform

Author: Cape Fear Collective
Tool Type: Dashboard
Existing Data Source

The Community Data Platform (CDP) is a cloud-based AWS MySQL database with over 1,000 metrics sourced from public sources, regional anchor institutions, and other community partners.

Resilience Scale

Author: Dr. Gail Wagnild
Tool Type: Assessment
Data Collection Tool

This a valid and reliable self-assessment tool for individuals to measure their resilience, which is composed of 14 questions scaled from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree). It generally takes three–four minutes to complete and has over 30 languages available besides English and Spanish.

School Climate Walk, Revised

Author: Originally from Baltimore Public Schools
Tool Type: Assessment
Data Collection Tool

This observational assessment tool on schools’ culture and climate was modified from Baltimore City Public Schools School Climate project. This tool would be helpful as a starting point in measuring school climate and collecting baseline data to inform capacity building in schools.

Panorama School Climate Survey: Students Grades 6–12

Author: Panorama Education
Tool Type: Questionnaire / Survey
Data Collection Tool

This is a survey tool to collect grade 6–12 students’ perspectives on how supportive their peers and teachers are with self-assessment on their relationships and attitudes toward others in school.

Child Welfare in North Carolina

Author: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work’s Jordan Institute for Families
Tool Type: Dashboard
Existing Data Source

Through the dashboards, users can access datasets, such as child neglect and abuse summary, foster care, and substantiated child neglect and abuse. The data are updated annually and disaggregated by sex, race and ethnicity, and age at the state level.

Professional Quality of Life Scale

Author: The Center for Victims of Torture
Tool Type: Assessment
Data Collection Tool

This scale is a self-assessment for individuals working with trauma and disaster survivors to evaluate their compassion satisfaction, burnout, and secondary traumatic stress in the last 30 days. ProQOL 5 is the most recent version and is available in 18 languages.

Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants Record Form

Author: Devereux Center for Resilient Children
Tool Type: Assessment
Data Collection Tool

This tool is a behavior rating scale among infants aged 1 month up to 18 months and toddlers aged 18 months to 36 months. It is an effective tool to measure individual growth in a four-week time frame, and it can be completed by parents, caregivers, and/or teachers.