Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assesment System-Parent Form (BIMAS-2)
|General Information on the Measure|
|Purpose of the measure||
The Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System-Parent Form (BIMAS-2) measures social, emotional, and behavioral functioning in children and adolescents ages 5 to 18 years. BIMAS-2 can be used for behavioral screening, monitoring student progress, or evaluating interventions and programs designed to address behavioral concerns and adaptive skills.
|Main constructs measured||
Intrapersonal competencies; Interpersonal competencies
|Applicable grade levels||
Ages 5 to 18
|Publication year for the most recent version||
|Year originally developed||
|Method of administration||
|Number of items||
5 to 10 minutes
|Fee for use||Fee charged by developer|
|Credentials required for administration||
Qualification Level B
|Overall score reporting||
No overall scores are reported.
Behavioral Concern Scales:
A scoring service is provided by the assessment developers.
Scores are norm-referenced and based on a nationally representative sample of students. Item descriptors provide item-level interpretation about levels of behavioral concern.
|Evidence of Technical Quality|
|Populations for which technical quality evidence has been collected||
Evidence is based on 1,400 ratings from teachers from a nationwide sample.
Internal consistency estimates ranged from 0.77 to 0.90. Test retest reliability (over a two-to-four-week period) ranged from 0.85 to 0.91. Inter-rater reliability estimates ranged from 0.54 to 0.86.
|Locating the Measure|
|Obtaining a copy of the measure||edumetrisis.com|
McDougal, J., Bardos, A., & Meier, S. "Behavioral Intervention Monitoring and Assessment System (BIMAS)," Toronto: Multi-Health Systems, 2011.
Conners, C. K. , "Conners 3rd edition manual," Conners 3rd edition manual, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Multi-Health Systems, 2008.
Meier, S. , "Nomothetic item selection rules for tests of psychological interventions," Psychotherapy Research, 7, 4, 1997, pp. 419–427.
Measure summary updated October 3, 2018.