About the Measure

Domains Perceptions of Self, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Instrumental; Social; Emotional; Intelligence; Physical appearance
Description A measure for assessing adolescents’ self-representation, and to identify sex and age differences.
Example Affectionate
Link https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10826-016-0438-1

Implementation details

No. of items 21
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 12-16
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .59-.81
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 5-factor oblique
CFA 5-factor model
Chi-square(177)= 453.74
Chi-square/df ratio = 2.56
CFI = .90
RMSEA = .08
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity For instrumental self-representations, r= -.18 with social problems; r= -.19 with thought problems; r= -.27 with attention problems, = -.21 with opposition behaviour; r= -.20 with aggressive behaviour;
For intelligence self-representations, r= -.24 with isolation/depression; r= -.27 with somatic complaints; r= -.26 with attention problems
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Silva, C. S., Martins, A. C., & Calheiros, M. M. (2016). Development and psychometric properties of the Self-Representation Questionnaire for Adolescents (SRQA). Journal of Child and Family Studies, 25(9), 2718-2732. doi:10.1007/s10826-016-0438-1