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What it Measures

Assesses various dimensions of dysregulation.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
3 Dimensions of Psychological Dysregulation
-Emotional
-Cognitive
-Behavioral

Number of Items
30

Free or Cost

Website for More Information

Reviewer Notes
Definitely exists, haven’t figured out how to get a copy yet. More information by Version 2.0.

 

 

What it Measures

Presence of ADHD core symptoms.

Minimum Age
11

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
6 Factors:
-Conduct Problems
-Impulsivity/Hyperactivity
-Poor Work Habits
-Inattention
-Emotional Lability
-Social Problems

Number of Items
44

Free or Cost

Website for More Information
https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=6938&context=gradschool_disstheses

Reviewer Notes
Only able to find the form in a dissertation on its validation.

What it Measures

Severity of depression symptoms.

Minimum Age
13

Maximum Age
80

Domains/Subscales
Mood Disorder (Depressive, Bipolar) and Symptoms (e.g., Flat Affect, Withdrawal, Mania)

Number of Items
21

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Personality-%26-Biopsychosocial/Beck-Depression-Inventory-II/p/100000159.html

Reviewer Notes
There is a Child version called the CDI for younger kids.

 

What it Measures

Broad survey of the behaviors and emotions of children and adolescents.

Minimum Age
2

Maximum Age
21

Domains/Subscales
Clinical Scales on the TRS and PRS include Aggression, Anxiety, Attention Problems, Atypicality, Conduct Problems, Depression, Hyperactivity, Learning Problems, Somatization, and Withdrawal. Adaptive Scales on the TRS and PRS include Activities of Daily Living, Adaptability, Functional Communication, Leadership, Social Skills, and Study Skills. Content Scales include: Anger Control, Bullying, Developmental Social Disorders, Emotional Self-Control, Executive Functioning, Negative Emotionality, and Resiliency. Several Probability, Impairment, and Executive Functioning Indexes are also available, including the Clinical Probability Index, EBD Probability Index, Autism Probability Index, ADHD Probability Index, Functional Impairment Index, Executive Functioning Indexes (Problem-Solving, Attentional Control, Behavioral Control, Emotional Control, and Overall).

Number of Items
Approx. 105-150, depending on version

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Behavior/Comprehensive/Behavior-Assessment-System-for-Children-%7C-Third-Edition-/p/100001402.html

Reviewer Notes
Ages 2-21 (TRC and PRS); 6 to college (SRP)

 

What it Measures

Executive function in home and school environments.

Minimum Age
5

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
Three index scores for Behavior Regulation, Emotion Regulation, and Cognitive Regulation, which are broken down further into subscales

Number of Items
86

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.wpspublish.com/brief-2-behavior-rating-inventory-of-executive-function-second-edition

Reviewer Notes
The BRIEF-A is for adults, 18-90.

What it Measures

Potentially traumatic events and posttraumatic stress symptoms (DSM5).

Minimum Age
3

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
Traumatic events (15 items)
DSM-5 PTSD symptoms (20 items)
Psychosocial functioning (5 items)

Number of Items
40

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://istss.org/clinical-resources/child-trauma-assessments/child-and-adolescent-trauma-screen-(cats)

Reviewer Notes
‘AgesL 3-6 (caregiver-report)
7-17 (caregiver-report or self-report)

 

 

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

Wide range of behavioral, emotional, social, and academic issues in youth. Scales also included to assess DSM diagnostic criteria.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
10 DSM-IV-TR Symptom Scales:
-ADHD Inattentive Type
-ADHD Hyperactive/Impulsive Type
-Conduct Disorder
-Oppositional Defiant Disorder
-Major Depressive Episode
-Manic Episode
-Generalized Anxiety Disorder
-Separation Anxiety Disorder
-Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
-Social Phobia
7 Content Scales:
-Emotional Distress
-Aggressive Behaviors
-Academic Difficulties
-Hyperactivity/Impulsivity
-Separation Fears
-Violence Potential
-Physical Symptoms

Number of Items
117

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.statisticssolutions.com/conners-comprehensive-behavior-rating-scales-cbrs/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Thorough assessment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its most common comorbid problems and disorders in children and adolescents.

Minimum Age
6

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
(CPRS-Revised) seven-factor model
Cognitive Problems, Oppositional, Hyperactivity-Impulsivity, Anxious-Shy, Perfectionism, Social Problems, and Psychosomatic.
(CTRS-Revised) six-factor structure
Hyperactivity-Impulsivity, Perfectionism, Inattention/Cognitive Problems, Social Problems, Oppositionality, and Anxious/Shy factors.

Number of Items
Full length form: 99 items
Short forms: 45 items for parent-report, 41 items for teacher-report or self report

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://storefront.mhs.com/collections/conners-3

https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Behavior/Comprehensive/Conners-3rd-Edition/p/100000523.html?tab=overview

Reviewer Notes
‘6-18 (parent or teacher report)
8-18 (youth self-report)”

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

Callous and unemotional traits in youth.

Minimum Age
3

Maximum Age
21

Domains/Subscales
3 Subscales:
-Callousness
-Unemotional
-Uncaring

Number of Items
24

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
http://labs.uno.edu/developmental-psychopathology/ICU.html

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

The MDQ is a brief, self-rated screening tool for bipolar disorder developed by a team of psychiatrists, researchers, and consumer advocates. The MDQ screens for bipolar disorder (which includes bipolar I, bipolar II, and bipolar NOS). There is also a Mood Disorder Questionnaire-Adolescent Version for use in adolescent population.

Minimum Age
11

Maximum Age
99

Domains/Subscales
The first 13 items on the measure ask about any manic/hypomanic symptoms that may have occurred during one’s lifetime. These items are based on the DSM-IV criteria for bipolar disorder. 

Number of Items
17

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC314375/
https://www.psychiatrist.com/jcp/mental/child/validation-mood-disorder-questionnaire-bipolar-disorders/
https://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.ajp.157.11.1873
https://www.cebc4cw.org/assessment-tool/the-mood-disorder-questionnaire/

Reviewer Notes
The MDQ was originally developed for the adult population, but an adolescent self-score and caregiver version are also available. For the adolescent version, a score of 5 or more items on the parent version yielded a sensitivity of 0.72 and specificity of 0.81, which were superior to self and attributional versions.

 

What it Measures

Screener to assess total “psychosocial dysfunction”.

Minimum Age
11

Maximum Age
23

Domains/Subscales
Attention Subscale; Anxiety/Depression (Internalizing) Subscale; Conduct (Externalizing) Subscale

Number of Items
35 or 17

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
http://psc.partners.org/psc_order.htm; https://www.massgeneral.org/psychiatry/treatments-and-services/pediatric-symptom-checklist

Reviewer Notes
In addition to the original 35-item parent-reported questionnaire, there are translations into more than two dozen other languages, a youth self-report, a pictorial version and a shorter 17-item version for both parents and youth. As with all screening measures, this measure should not be used to assess change over time.

What it Measures

Dimensions of aggression in youth.

Minimum Age
10

Maximum Age
18

Domains/Subscales
4 Dimensions of Aggression
-Reactive Overt
-Reactive Relational
-Proactive Overt
-Proactive Relational

Number of Items
40 (brief version has 20 items)

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://sites01.lsu.edu/faculty/pfricklab/pcs/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Assess pure domain scores of anger, depression, or anxiety (Items based on comprehensive literature reviews and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria).

Minimum Age
11

Maximum Age
17

Domains/Subscales
Each Measure (Depression, Anger, and Anxiety) can be converted to T-Scores:
-None to slight
-Mild
-Moderate
-Severe

Number of Items
Depression 14
Anger: 6
Anxiety: 13

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/practice/dsm/educational-resources/assessment-measures

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Proactive and reactive aggression in child and adolescent samples.

Minimum Age
8

Maximum Age
21

Domains/Subscales

Number of Items
23

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2927832/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Brief assessment questionnaire for a range of youth mental health problems and prosocial behavior.

Minimum Age
2

Maximum Age
21

Domains/Subscales
Total Difficulties Score
5 Scales:
-Emotional Symptoms
-Conduct Problems
-Hyperactivity/Inattention
-Peer Relationship Problems
-Prosocial Behavior
Impact Supplement

Number of Items
25 (not including impact supplement)

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.sdqinfo.com/

Reviewer Notes

 

What it Measures

Differentiates and assesses physically aggressive, rule-breaking, and socially aggressive forms of antisocial behavior.

Minimum Age
?

Maximum Age
?

Domains/Subscales
3 Forms of Antisocial Behavior
-Physically Aggressive
-Rule-Breaking
-Socially Aggressive

Number of Items
32

Free or Cost
Free

Website for More Information
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26682129_Development_and_Validation_of_the_Subtypes_of_Antisocial_Behavior_Questionnaire

Reviewer Notes
The questionnaire was developed, in part, with a sample of “older adolescents” but no definitive age range for the assessment has been found.

 

What it Measures

Post-traumatic stress and related psychological symptomatology in children ages 8-16 years who have experienced traumatic events.

Minimum Age
8

Maximum Age
16

Domains/Subscales
2 Validity Scales:
-Under response
-Hyper response
6 Clinical Scales:
-Anxiety
-Depression
-Anger
-Posttraumatic Stress
-Disassociation
-Sexual Concerns

Number of Items
54
A 20-item screening form is also available

Free or Cost
$

Website for More Information
https://www.parinc.com/products/pkey/461

Reviewer Notes

 

 

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