About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1
Subscales Social awareness; Relationship skills
Description It uses a game-fantasy approach and bright colourful pictures of young children to assess quantitative and qualitative dimensions of a child's social problem solving.
Example Suppose you ask another friend to play with you and she refuses. What would you do?
Link http://incredibleyears.com/for-researchers/measures/

Implementation details

No. of items 13
Format Open
Respondent Teacher
Scoring Complex
Time 0
Age 4-7
Cost single purchase Free
Cost per child Free

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .54-.65
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability r= .97
EFA 2-factor solutio
CFA Chi-square(76)= 171.07
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity r= .60 between Wally prosocial score and Rubin's Child Social Problem Solving Test positive strategies;
r= .50 between Wally negative score and Rubin's negative strategies
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Webster-Stratton, C., & Lindsay, D. (1999). Social competence and conduct problems in young children: Issues in assessment. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 28(1), 25-43. doi:10.1207/s15374424jccp2801_3