About the Measure

Domains Mental health and wellbeing, Resilience and coping, Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Diversion; Destructive coping; Ameliorative coping
Description A measure of youth coping with a focus on those strategies used by minority or low income groups.
Example To help myself deal with the problem I… spend time with my family
Link http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jclp.20697/full

Implementation details

No. of items 44
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 10-16
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .85-.90
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA 3 factors explai
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Correlated with Behavioural Assessment System for Children: stress subscale, r= -.22; depression subscale, r= -.23; internalising subscale; r= -.20; personal adjustment subscale, r= .48
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Hernandez, B. C., Vigna, J. F., & Kelley, M. L. (2010). The youth coping responses inventory: Development and initial validation. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66, 1008-1025. doi:10.1002/jclp.20697