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What it Measures

Places children on a continuum of attachment difficulties.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
4 Categories:
-Minimal Attachment Issues
-Attachment Problems
-Moderate Attachment Disorder (threshold for probable diagnosis of RAD)
-Significant Attachment Disorder

Number of Items
40

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.jaspermountain.org/adasr_brochure.pdf

Reviewer Notes
I wasn’t able to find the age range for this measure or really read much about it at all online as so many materials are behind paywall.

What it Measures

Behavioral and emotional problems in children/adolescents; sometimes used as diagnostic screener.

Minimum Age
1.5

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
Composite Scores:
-Internalizing Problems
-Externalizing Problems
Total Social Competence:
-Activities
-Social
-School
Syndrome Scales:
-Anxious/Depressed
-Withdrawn/Depressed
-Somatic Complaints
-Social Problem
-Thought Problems
-Attention Problems
-Rule-Breaking Behavior
-Aggressive Behavior
DSM-Oriented Scales:
-Affective Problems
-Anxiety Problems
-Somatic Problems
-Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Problems
-Oppositional Defiant Problems
-Conduct Problems

Number of Items
~113

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://web.archive.org/web/20130807032716/http://www.aseba.org/ordering/howtoorder.html

Reviewer Notes
Different forms depending on who is completing the measure (TRF for teachers; YSR for self-report)

What it Measures

ADHD symptoms. The 10 best predictive items differentiating kids with ADHD from the general population, from Conners’ Rating Scales–Revised, parent and teacher rating scales.

Minimum Age
6

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
Subscales:
-Restless-Impulsivity
-Emotional Liability
-Conners 3GI Total

Number of Items
10

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://aznaturalhealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/CGI-Parent-Form.pdf

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Drug use screening – does not include alcohol or tobacco use.

Minimum Age
0

Maximum Age
99

Domains/Subscales

Number of Items
10

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
http://www.socialworkerstoolbox.com/dast-drug-abuse-screening-test/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

The risk of sexual recidivism for youth who have presented with problem sexual behaviors.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
5 Sections:
-Sexual Interests, Attitudes, and Behaviors
-Historical Sexual Assaults
-Psychological Functioning
-Family/Environmental Functioning
-Treatment

Number of Items
25

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
http://www.erasor.org/uploads/8/7/7/6/8776493/overview_of_research_support_9_pages_may_2013.pdf
https://djj.ky.gov/800%20Policy%20Manual/ERASOR%202.0%209-1-20.pdf

Reviewer Notes
“Evaluators using The ERASOR to make decisions regarding an adolescent’s placement or treatment should have the following: (1) a high level of training and expertise regarding the assessment of adolescents and their families, (2) a high level of training and expertise regarding the etiology, assessment, and management of sexual violence, and (3) familiarity with the existing research regarding adolescent sexual recidivism.” IMPORTANT: One of the original authors of the ERASOR has suggested that the assessment be replaced with the PROFESOR. https://www.profesor.ca/ The PROFESOR will be assessed and added to the compendium version 2.0 if appropriate.

 

What it Measures

Checklist that is used to review the risk factors that have been empirically associated with problem sexual behavior and criminal offending in youth (male).

Minimum Age
9

Maximum Age
20

Domains/Subscales
4 Scales:
-Sexual Drive/Preoccupation
-Impulsive and Antisocial Behavior
-Intervention
-Community Stability/Adjustment

Number of Items
JSOAP-II: 28

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
JSOAP-II: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/202316.pdf

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Symptoms of oppositional defiant disorder.

Minimum Age
3

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales

Number of Items

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
See Greene, Ablon, Goring et al., 2004., for a description of the measure that will allow you to re-create it.

Reviewer Notes
See notes for “DBD Rating Scale; DBDRS”

What it Measures

Cognitive strengths and weaknesses in five domains; aids in treatment planning.

Minimum Age
4

Maximum Age
21

Domains/Subscales
Thinking Skills Categories
‘-Language and Communication
-Attention and Working Memory
-Emotion – and Self-Regulation
-Cognitive Flexibility
-Social Thinking

Number of Items
27

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://19xpb73glq559i6li1ymlud1-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/TSI_research-10.2014.pdf

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Designed to measure adaptive behavior and functioning of individuals.

Minimum Age
0

Maximum Age
90

Domains/Subscales
5 Main Domains with subdomains (Add for composite adaptive behavior score):
-Communication (Receptive, Expressive, Written)
-Daily Living Skills (Personal, Domestic, Community)
-Socialization (Interpersonal Relationships, Play and Leisure Time, Coping Skills)
-Motor Skills (Gross Motor, Fine Motor)
-Maladaptive Behaviors (Maladaptive Behavior Index, Maladaptive Behavior Critical Items, Adaptive Behavior Composite)

Number of Items

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.ualberta.ca/community-university-partnership/media-library/community-university-partnership/resources/tools—assessment/vinelandjune-2012.pdf

Reviewer Notes
20 – 60 minutes (depending on interview format or rating form)

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