Behavior Assessment System for Children (Self-Report of Personality) (BASC-3SRP)
|General Information on the Measure|
|Purpose of the measure||The Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC) is used to monitor changes in children's behavior or emotional status.|
|Main constructs measured||Intrapersonal competencies|
|Applicable grade levels||
|Publication year for the most recent version||2015|
|Year originally developed||1992|
|Method of administration||Paper/Pencil|
|Number of items||No information available in teh references reviewed.|
True/False and four-point Likert-type items
Approximately 30 minutes
|Available languages||English, Spanish|
|Fee for use||Fee charged by developer|
|Credentials required for administration||Qualification Level B|
|Overall score reporting||Overall Emotional Symptoms Index|
Several composite subscores are reported, as well as individual scales. These include
|Scoring procedures||Scoring manual and software is provided by the assessment developers.|
|Interpretive information||Norm-referenced scores (T scores and percentile ranks) are available in the score reports, as are interpretations of strengths and weaknesses and target behaviors for intervention.|
|Evidence of Technical Quality|
|Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected||No information available in the references reviewed.|
|Reliability evidence||Internal consistency reliability coefficients for the overall ESI and composite scores were between the mid 0.80s and mid 0.90s. The internal consistency reliability for individual scales of were in the high 0.60s to high 0.80s (Tan, 2007).|
|Locating the Measure|
|Obtaining a copy of the measure||pearsonclinical.com|
Tan, C. S., Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. Behavior assessment system for children, Vol. 32, No. s, American Guidance Service, 2004, pp. 121–124.
Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. Behavior assessment system for children, Vol. 2nd ed. American Guidance Service, 2004.
Achenbach, T. M., & Rescorla, L. A. Manual for the ASEBA pre-school forms and profiles, Research Center for Children, Youth, and Families, 2000.
Achenbach, T. M., & Rescorla, L. A. Manual for the ASEBA school-age forms and profiles, Research Center for Children, Youth, and Families, 2001.
Conners, C.K. "Conners' rating scales – Revised," Multi-Health Systems, 1997.
Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.