The BIMF is currently available in the languages listed below.  For each language, the BIMF was translated, back translated, and certified.  For more information on the translation process, for the BIMF please contact Dr. Jennifer L. Barkin at [email protected].  Dr. Barkin works with a certified translator on all new translation requests.

  • Australian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • Dutch (for Netherlands)
  • English
  • French-Canadian
  • French (for France)
  • German
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hebrew
  • Indonesian
  • Iran (Farsi/Persian)
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • South Korean
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese
  • Turkish
  • United Kingdom

Modifications of the BIMF:

All requested modifications to the BIMF must be approved by the developer, Dr. Jennifer L. Barkin.  Completed modifications of the original BIMF are listed below.  To request modifications to the original BIMF, or to access available modifications (listed below), please contact Dr. Jennifer L.  Barkin at [email protected].  For commercial use of the BIMF (any version), or industry-sponsored research, please contact the Innovation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh at 412.648.2206Please refer to the Scoring & Usage section for complete information on usage.

  • Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning – Modified for Caregivers of School-Aged Children
  • Barkin Index of Maternal Functioning – Modified for the NICUReference:
    Barkin, J. L., Stausmire, J. M., Te, M. N., Pazik-Huckaby, A., Serati, M., Buoli, M., … & Stausmire, K. L. (2019). Evaluation of Maternal Functioning in Mothers of Infants Admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Women’s Health.