About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Cognitive decision making; Direct problem solving; Seeking understanding; Positive cognitive restructuring; Expressing feelings; Physical release of emotions; Distracting actions; Avoidant actions; Cognitive actions; Cognitive avoidance; Problem-focussed support; Emotion-focussed support
Description The Children's Coping Strategies Checklist (CCSC) is a self-report inventory in which children describe their coping efforts.
Example When you had a problem in the past month… you did something to solve the problem
Link http://www.ravansanji.ir/?9311011032

Implementation details

No. of items 52
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-13
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .43-.88
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Conducted separately for each subscale:
Chi-square= [.28, 17.83], p= [.003, .87] CFI= [.84, 1.00]
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Ayers, T. S., Sandier, I. N., West, S. G., & Roosa, M. W. (1996). A dispositional and situational assessment of children's coping: Testing alternative models of coping. Journal of Personality, 64, 923-958. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.1996.tb00949.x
Program for Prevention Research at Arizona State University. (1999). Manual for the Children's Coping Strategies Checklist
and the How I Coped Under Pressure Scale. Retrieved from http://prc.asu.edu/docs/CCSC-HICUPS%20%20Manual2.pdf