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Table 1 Quantitative measures

From: Adaption and pilot implementation of an autism executive functioning intervention in children’s mental health services: a mixed-methods study protocol

Construct Measure/indicator Informant Timeframe
C Y P Pre/mid Post
Aim 1 Web-based needs assessment survey measures
Executive functioning difficulties and treatment engagement Client engagement challenges* [78] X   X -- --
Executive functioning knowledge and confidence Knowledge and confidence* [34, 78] X   X -- --
UOT intervention feasibility, utility and fit Usefulness scale* [79]    X -- --
Intention to use Project developed    X -- --
Determinants of EBI use Multilevel EBI determinants* [80, 81]    X -- --
Aim 2 Adaptation measures
UOT adaptations FRAME adaptations framework [82] X   X   
CAP collaborative process Collaborative process survey [83] X   X   
Aim 3 Implementation change mechanism
Provider attitudes and perception of fit Evidence-based practice attitude scale [26]    X X X
Intention to use Innovation-specific implementation intentions* [84]    X X X
Aim 3 Clinical change mechanism
Improved executive functioning NIH toolbox cognition measures [85]   X   X X
Behavioral rating scale of executive function [86] X   X X X
Weschler abbreviated scale of intelligence-block design [87]   X   X X
Executive function challenge task [88]   X   X X
Aim 3 Implementation Outcomes
Feasibility, acceptability, and appropriateness Perceived characteristics of intervention scale* [89] X   X   X
Acceptability of intervention, feasibility of intervention, and X   X   X
Intervention appropriateness measure [90] X   X   X
Implementation Process Stages of implementation completion*    X X X
Uptake and intervention fidelity UOT fidelity procedures [30]    X X X
Provider-report of fidelity (project developed)    X X X
Adaptations to evidence-based practices [78]    X X X
Aim 3 client outcomes
Improved child symptomatology Eyberg child behavior inventory [91] X    X X
Pediatric symptom checklist (PSC) [92] X   X X X
Child behavior checklist (CBCL) [93] X   X X X
  1. C = caregiver-report; Y = assessments administered to youth; P = provider-report
  2. *Adapted/finalized for the current project in consultation with CAP and/or mentor team