Composite Caregiving Questionnaire (CCQ)

The Caregiving Composite Questionnaire (CCQ) is a 42-item questionnaire completed by parents/caregivers of children aged 0 to 6 years. It measures five parenting constructs that are important in reducing attachment insecurity and promoting attachment security in young children: 

  1. Parenting self-efficacy in empathy
  2. Parenting self-efficacy in expressing affection and managing child emotion
  3. Caregiving helplessness
  4. Hostile perceptions of the child
  5. Parent mentalisation


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