About the Measure

Domains Social Emotional
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Social emotional: Child’s interpersonal strengths, functioning in and at school, affective strength, intrapersonal strength, family involvement, and career strength.
Description Designed to be used in school settings, mental health clinics, juvenile justice settings, and child welfare agencies, the BERS-2 can be used to identify a child’s strengths and weaknesses for intervention, target goals for IEPs and/or treatment plans, document progress, and help collect data for research purposes.
Test Authors Epstein, M. H. & Sharma J. M.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2004)
Psychometry Not evaluated as no UK norms
Implementation Not evaluated as no UK norms

Implementation details

Respondent Not examined
Prior knowledge Required Not examined
Scoring Not examined
Time Not examined
Age 5 years to 18 years and 11 months.

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample Insufficient data in the public domain to evaluate.
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined