About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description Designed to parallel an often-used, reliable, and valid parent-teacher self-control rating scale, The Self-Control Rating Scale (SCRS; Kendall and Wilcox, 1979). The CSCRS items were reworded to make them more suitable for children. CSCRS can be administered by either teachers or parents.
Example Some kids find it easy to sit still but other kids find it hard to sit still
Link http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1207/s15374424jccp2002_9

Implementation details

No. of items 33
Format Structure altern
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 8-12
Cost single purchase Available from a
Cost per child Available from a

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .90
Test retest 6-8 weeks, r= .84
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= .22 with Self Control Rating Scale; r= -.30 with Nowicki-Strickland Internal-External Locus of Control Scale for Children
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Rorhbeck, C. A., Azar, S. T., & Wagner, P. E. (1991). Child Self-Control Rating Scale: Validation of a child self-report measure. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 20(2), 179-183. doi:10.1207/s15374424jccp2002_9