About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Mental health and wellbeing, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description A unidimensional measure of child and adolescent mindfulness.
Example At school, I walk from class to class without noticing what I'm doing
Link http://www.ruthbaer.com/academics/CAMM.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 10
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 10-17
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .80
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Single-factor so
CFA Single-factor model
RMSEA=.07; SRMR=.06; CFI=.90; NNFI=.87
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Somatization, r= -.40; Internalising, r= -.50; Externalising, r= -.37; Quality of life, r= .25; Thought suppression, r= -.58; Psychological inflexibility, r= -.60; Social skills, r= .14; Problem behaviour, r=-.22; Academic competence r= .25; Positive and Negative Affect Schedule-Child version (PANAS-C): Positive Affect, r= .13 and Negative Affect, r= .49; Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire total difficulties, r= .52
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Greco, L. A., Baer, R. A., & Smith, G. T. (2011). Assessing mindfulness in children and adolescents: development and validation of the Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure (CAMM). Psychological Assessment, 23(3), 606-614. doi:10.1037/a0022819
Kuby, A. K., McLean, N., & Allen, K. (2015). Validation of the Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure (CAMM) with Non-Clinical Adolescents. Mindfulness, 6(6), 1448-1455. doi:10.1007/s12671-015-0418-3