About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Emotional control; Emotional self-awareness; Situational responsiveness
Description The Emotion Regulation Index for Children and Adolescents assesses the ability of children and adolescents' to manage their emotions and behavior toward the achievement of intrapersonal or interpersonal goals.
Example I am a happy person
Link https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10862-009-9154-0

Implementation details

No. of items 16
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 9-16
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .60-.73
Test retest After 4 weeks, r= [.53,.82]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 3-factor orthogo
CFA Chi-square(98)= 189.04
CFI= .95
RMSEA= .05
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Positive moderate correlations with guilt, empathy, and perceived parental care.
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References MacDermott, S.T., Gullone, E., Allen, J.S., King, N.J. & Tonge, B. (2010). The Emotion Regulation Index for Children and Adolescents (ERICA): A psychometric investigation. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32(3), 301-314. doi:10.1007/s10862-009-9154-0