A support system consists of the people and processes you have in place to help you in your everyday life. Support systems are extremely important for children. Optimal support systems can help children enhance skills, resolve problems and promote optimal development.
The Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) is a 12-item scale designed to measure perceived social support from three sources: Family, Friends, and a Significant Other. This can help you identify what your children think of their support systems. Take the MSPSS online, instant results.