About the Measure

Domains Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Subscales Academic Performance; Social Initiation; Cooperation; Peer Reinforcement
Description Rating measure for children's social skills.
Example Keeps desk clean and neat
Link http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/073428298500300407

Implementation details

No. of items 52
Format Likert
Respondent Teacher
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 6-12
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .96
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 4-factor oblique
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Not reported
Concurrent validity All Teacher Rating of Social Skills- Children (TROSS-C) factors correlated significantly r= [.29,.93], p<.0001,) with 5-itemTeacher Rating Scale of Academic Performance (TRAP); All TROSS-C factors correlated significantly r= [-.51,.90], p<.01,) with Walker Problem Behavior Identification Checklist
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Clark, L., Gresham, F., & Elliot, S. (1985). Development and validation of a social skills assessment measure: The TROSS-C. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 4, 347-356. doi:10.1177/073428298500300407