About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Resilience and coping
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Strategizing; Help-seeking; Comfort seeking; Self-encouragement; Commitment; Confusion; Escape; Concealment; Self-pity; Rumination; Projection
Description A multidimensional measure of adaptive and maladaptive coping in the academic domain.
Example When something bad happens to me in school… I try to see what I did wrong
Link https://www.pdx.edu/psy/sites/www.pdx.edu.psy/files/2013-Coping%20Measurement%202013%20%286%29.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 55
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 8-12
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .59-.85
Test retest 6 months, r= [.47,.70]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Conducted separately for each subscale: CFI= [.94, .99]
RMSEA= [.04, .12]
SRMR= [.01, .03]
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Student Perceptions of Control Questionnaire, r= [.11,.70]; Relatedness, r= [.10,.63]; Autonomy, r= [.22,.59]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Skinner, E., Pitzer, J., & Steele, J. (2013). Coping as part of motivational resilience in school a multidimensional measure of families, allocations, and profiles of academic coping. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 73(5), 803-835. doi:10.1177/0013164413485241