About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Subscales Self-control; Interpersonal relationships; Coping skills; Internal locus of evaluation
Description A parent-report instrument congruent with child-centred play therapy philosophy. To fill the gap as a universal instrument to measure the efficacy of child-centred play therapy.
Example My child shares with other children
Link https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30469/m2/1/high_res_d/dissertation.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 30
Format Likert
Respondent Parent
Scoring Standardised
Time 20
Age 3-10
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .72-.93
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor orthogo
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Concurrent validity was assessed via correlations between Child Interpersonal Relationship and Attitudes Assessment (CIRAA) total score and two instruments widely used in play therapy research: the Parenting Stress Index (PSI) and the Child Behaviour Checklist. r= .75, n= 80, p < .0005 between CIRAA and the Child Behaviour Checklist Total Problems score; r = .74, n = 101, p < .005, between the total score for the CIRAA and the Child Domain score for the Parenting Stress Index, with high levels of undesirable behaviour correlated with high levels of clinical stress on the Child Domain of the PSI.
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Yes
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Holliman, R. P., & Ray, D. C. (2013). Development of the Child Interpersonal Relationship and Attitudes Assessment (CIRAA). International Journal of Play Therapy, 22(2), 59–74. doi:10.1037/a0032311