About the Measure

Domains Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Subscales Surgency/Extraversion; Negative Affectivity; Effortful Control
Description The CBQ was developed to provide a highly differentiated caregiver report assessment of temperament in children 3 to 8 years of age.
Example Seems always in a big hurry to get from one place to another
Link https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mary_Rothbart/publication/6928744_Development_of_Short_and_Very_Short_Form_of_the_Children's_Behavior_Questionnaire/links/02e7e51af6d7f4ffce000000/Development-of-Short-and-Very-Short-Form-of-the-Childrens-Behavior-Ques

Implementation details

No. of items 36
Format Likert
Respondent Parent
Scoring Standardised
Time 15
Age 3-8
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .62-.78
Test retest 33 months, r= [.08,.58]; 45 months, r= [.13,.62]
Inter-rater reliability r= [.22-.57]
EFA Not reported
CFA Chi-square(562)= 1370
CFI= 0.99
TLI= 0.98
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Putman, S.P. & Rothbart, M.K. (2006). Development of short and very short forms of the Children's Behaviour Questionnaire. Journal of Personality Assessment, 87(1), 103-113. doi:10.1207/s15327752jpa8701_09