About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition, Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Assistance seeking; Cognitive-behavioural problem solving; Cognitive avoidance; Behavioural avoidance
Description A measure of children's coping.
Example I asked someone in my family for help with the problem
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/019339739290029H

Implementation details

No. of items 29
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 10-15
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .70-.81
Test retest 1 week, r= [.73,.81]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4 factors explai
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Brodzinsky, D. M., Elias, M. J., Steiger, C., Simon, J., Gill, M., & Hitt, J. C. (1992). Coping scale for children and youth: Scale development and validation. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 13(2), 195-214. doi:10.1016/0193-3973(92)90029-h