About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2
Subscales Imperatives; Rules; Requests; Negotiation; Verbal aggression
Description Assesses social self-efficacy for persuasive skills in children.
Example Asking other kids to play is_____for you
Link http://psycnet.apa.org/record/1983-02483-001

Implementation details

No. of items 22
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 8-11
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .73-.85
Test retest 2 weeks, r= [.80,.90]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r= .36 with Piers Harris
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Wheeler, V. A., & Ladd, G. W. (1982). Assessment of children's self-efficacy for social interactions with peers. Developmental Psychology, 18(6), 795-805. doi:10.1037//0012-1649.18.6.795