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About the Pediatric Rehabilitation Intervention Measure of Engagement –Observation version

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Intervention Measure of Engagement - Observation version (PRIME-O) captures observations of engagement in an intervention session, with engagement defined as active involvement and investment (King et al., 2014). The 10-item PRIME-O is an observer-rated measure that captures observable signs of engagement of (a) the client (i.e., interest and enthusiasm, use of strengths-based language, openness to what is being said/done, overall comfort and confidence in engaging with the service provider), (b) the service provider (i.e., interest and enthusiasm, use of strengths-based language, overall comfort and confidence in engaging the client, listening/communication behaviors), and (c) the client-provider interaction [i.e., overall warmth of the interaction (rapport), collaborative nature of the interaction]. The PRIME-O provides a multifaceted view of affective, cognitive, and behavioral components of engagement in pediatric rehabilitation.


How to access the PRIME-O

The PRIME-O measure is available for free download through Flintbox, a third-party site. To access the PRIME-O click here, or visit Holland Bloorview’s Flintbox page via the Bloorview Research Institute Innovations List

You will be required to set up a Flintbox account (free of charge) and provide your email address. Flintbox will only use your email to confirm your download.