About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages
Subscales Total protective factors; Behavioural concerns
Description A measure of young children's protective factors and behavioural problems.
Example During the past 4 weeks how often did the child… share with other children?
Link http://www.centerforresilientchildren.org/preschool/assessments-resources/the-devereux-early-childhood-assessment-preschool-program-second-edition/

Implementation details

No. of items 37
Format Likert
Respondent Multiple
Scoring Complex
Time 0
Age 3-5
Cost single purchase Electronic licen
Cost per child Paper: $1 per ch

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .71-.94
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Parent-parent, r= [.21,.44]; Teacher-teacher, r= [.57,.77]; Parent-teacher, r= [.19,.34]
EFA Not reported
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 Reddy, L. (2007). Test Review: LeBuffe, PA, & Naglieri, JA (1999). The Devereux Early Childhood Assessment. Lewisville, NC: Kaplan Press LeBuffe, PA, & Naglieri, JA (2003). Devereux Early Childhood Assessment Clinical Form (DECA-C). Lewisville, NC: Kaplan Press. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 22, 121-127. doi:10.1177/0829573507303088