Test identification

Name of test Social Skills Improvement System Rating Scales
Subjects Literacy, Maths
Summary Gain detailed diagnostic information with direct links to intervention. A multi-rater scale to measure social skills (communication, co-operation, assertion, responsibility, empathy, engagement, self-control), competing problem behaviours (externalising, bullying, hyperactivity/inattention, internalising, autism spectrum), and academic competence (reading achievement, maths achievement, motivation to learn).

Assessment screening

Subscales Pro-social Behaviours Motivation to Learn Reading Skills Maths Skills
Authors Frank M Gresham, Stephen N Elliott
Publisher The Psychological Corporation/Pearsons Clinical
Test source https://www.pearsonclinical.co.uk/Psychology/ChildMentalHealth/ChildADDADHDBehaviour/SocialSkillsImprovementSystem(SSiS)/SocialSkillsImprovementSystem(SSiS)RatingScales.aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 3-18 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to EY, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Publication date 2008
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No recent norms available