About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description The Self-Efficacy Parent-Report Scale was designed to assess parent perceptions of self-efficacy of their children.
Example My child achieves what he/she set out to do
Link http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0748175612467464

Implementation details

No. of items 19
Format Likert
Respondent Parent
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 7-17
Cost single purchase Free - Available
Cost per child Free - Available

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .90-.92
Test retest 14 days, r= [.86,.87]
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Not reported
CFA Single-factor model mothers sample
CFI = .89
TLI = .95
RMSEA = .135
Fathers sample
CFI = .86
TLI = .94
RMSEA = .14
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity r≥ .50 on 30 of the 30 (100%) subscale comparisons measuring similar construct (e.g., Self-Evaluation Scale- Teacher); r≥ .60 for 21 of the 30 coefficients; r≥ at least .70 for 8 of these 30 subscales. r< .50 on 55 out of 55 subscale comparisons measuring dissimilar constructs
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Erford, B. T., & Gavin, K. (2012). Brief psychometric analysis of the Self-Efficacy Parent Report Scale (SEPRS). Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 46(2), 79–87. doi:10.1177/0748175612467464