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NDACAN Measure Details

Self-Report Family Inventory (SFI)


Designed to assess a caregivers perception of his/her family’s functioning. The SFI includes 36 items assessing 5 areas: Family Health/Competence, Conflict, Cohesion, Expressiveness, and Directive Leadership.


Beavers, W. R., Hampson, R. B., & Hulgus, Y. F. (1990). Beavers Systems Model Manual: 1990 Edition. Dallas, TX: Southwest Family Institute.

Beavers, W.R., Hampson, R.B., & Hulgus, Y.F. (1985). The Beavers approach to family assessment. Family Process, 24, 398-405.