The Future Expectations for Adolescents Scale (FESA)-Post-Conflict Uganda is a 19-item adaptation of the 22-item FESA validated among young people in rural Uganda after civil war. The scale is made of three sub-scales: family and children, work and education and general future optimism. The validation of the original measure can be found here.
Geographies Tested: Uganda
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adolescents
Now, I will read some statements concerning your future to you. Please decide how true each statement is for you in your situation with 0 meaning “I do not believe this at all” and 4 meaning “I certainly believe this”.
5-point Likert scale
I do not believe this at all - 0
I certainly believe this - 4
The sub-scale scores are summed to create a final score ranging from 0 to 76.
Saupe, L. B., Gossmann, K., Catani, C., & Neuner, F. (2019). Adolescent life perspectives after war: Evaluation and adaptation of the Future Expectation Scale in Uganda. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1527. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01527
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