The Parenting Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO™) is an observation instrument that covers four parenting behavior domains: affection, responsiveness, encouragement, and teaching. The instrument is designed for children from 10 months to 4 years old and is available in both English and Spanish.
Access and Use
PICCOLO Provider Starter Kit (includes user's guide and one package of forms): $60; PICCOLO checklist 25-Pack: $28
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