About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Mental health and wellbeing, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Social rules; Likeability; Social ingenuousness
Description The Children's Self-Report Social Skills Scale (CS4), was developed to measure children's perspectives on their own social skills.
Example Others ask me to play
Link https://search.proquest.com/docview/195607489?pq-origsite=gscholar

Implementation details

No. of items 21
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-12
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .84-.90
Test retest 10-14 days, r= .74
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 3-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Significant correlations between CS4 subscales and peer nominations, r= [-.26,.30]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Danielson, C. K., & Phelps, C. R. (2003). The assessment of children's social skills through self-report: A potential screening instrument for classroom use. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 35(4), 218-229.