Finally, interviewers completed the PECFAS based on the responses registered during the diagnostic interview.
The presence of AD appears to be predictive of increased risk only on the mood / emotions scale of PECFAS, which could be because this scale measures more aspects of emotional psychopathology than functional impairment.
PECFAS self-training manual and blank scoring form.
In addition, therapists completed the Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS) (Hodges, 1995) or the Preschool and Early Childhood Functional Assessment Scale (PECFAS) on children identified at risk of placement.
When the child was under seven years of age, the PECFAS was used.