About the Measure

Domains Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description The Self-Control Rating Scale is a cognitive-behavioural measure of self-control in children.
Example When the child promises to do something, can you count on him or her to do it?
Link http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/512157

Implementation details

No. of items 33
Format Likert
Respondent Teacher
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 8-12
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .98
Test retest Over 3-4 weeks, r= .84
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 2-factor orthogo
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 Kendall, P.C. & Wilcox, L.E. (1979). Self-control in children: Development of a rating scale. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 47(6), 1020-1029. doi:10.1037//0022-006x.47.6.1020