About the Measure

Domains Social Emotional
Subscales Not examined
Target Construct Social emotional: Social Skills (social cooperation, social interaction, and social independence) and problem behaviour (externalizing problems and internalizing problems.
Description The Social Skills scale includes thirty-four items on three subscales: Social Cooperation, Social Interaction, and Social Independence. The Problem Behaviour scale includes forty-two items on two subscales: Externalizing Problems and Internalizing Problems.
Test Authors Merrell, K. W.
Publisher HMH (2003)
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 3 years to 6 years

Psychometric details

Norm / Criterion referenced Norm referenced
Standardisation sample 2855
Reliability Not examined
Criterion validity Not examined
Construct validity Not examined
Concurrent validity Not examined