NCFAS Research Report 

This guide provides a brief history of the development and use of the North Carolina Family Assessment Scale (NCFAS). The NCFAS is a practice-based instrument designed to assess five domains of family functioning (Environment, Parental Capabilities, Family Interactions, Family Safety, and Child Well-Being). The instrument is designed to be used in Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS program or other time-limited, home-based service programs. The authors discuss the development of the NCFAS, the scale¬ís reliability and validity, and the use of the scale in social work practice.  

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