About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Overall sense of control; Domains of control
Description A measure of overall sense of control for children devised from the overall sense of control and domains of control subscales of the adult SCI.
Example I have the right amount of self control
Link http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00221325.2012.713044

Implementation details

No. of items 32
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 10
Age 9-15
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .87
Test retest 10 weeks, r= .72
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Single-factor so
CFA 6-parcel model
AGFI= .98
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Stress (measure constructed for study), r= [-.55,-.51]; Children’s Depression Inventory, r= [-.60,-.57]
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Jose, P. E., & Weir, K. F. (2013). Adolescent sense of control: A downward extension of the Shapiro control inventory to pre-and early adolescents. The Journal of Genetic Psychology, 174(5), 494-513. doi:10.1080/00221325.2012.713044