Preschool Social Behaviour Questionnaire
The Preschool Social Behaviour Questionnaire was created by merging two different questionnaires, the Preschool Behavior Questionnaire and the Prosocial Behavior Questionnaire. Using this scale, teachers measure disruptiveness, anxiety, physical aggression, inattention, hyperactivity, opposition, and prosocial behavior in their students.
Number of Versions: 1 Version: Preschool Social Behaviour Questionnaire Author(s): Richard E. Tremblay, F. Vitaro, C. Gagnon, C. Piche, N. Royer Date of Publication: 1992 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Conduct problems Population for which designed:
Age Range: 5 through 8 years old Grade Level: Kindergarten Method of Administration: Individual Source of Information: Teacher Subtests and Scores:
Disruptiveness, Opposition, Inattention, Anxiety, Physical Aggression, Prosociality Number of Items: 39 Type of Scale: Likert
Sample Size: 2,000 Population: French-Canadian children. Culture/ethnicity: Caucasian SES Level: Representative of the Quebec kindergarten population.
Psychometric information: Provided for Subscales. The range of Test-Retest Value: Not assessed The range of Inter-rater reliability: Not assessed The range of Internal consistency: 0.67 to 0.93
Validity:Criterion validity was assessed and found to be acceptable.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Richard E. Tremblay
Original Reference(s): Tremblay, R. E., Vitaro, F., Gagnon, C., Piche, C., & Royer, N. (1992). A prosocial scale for the Preschool Behaviour Questionnaire: Concurrent and predictive correlates. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 15 (2), 227-245. Other Reference(s): Behar, L., & Stringfield, S. (1974). A behavior rating scale for the preschool child. Developmental Psychology, 10, 601-610.
Name: Richard E. Tremblay Organization: Research Unit on Children's Psychosocial Maladjustment (GRIP)
University of Montreal
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Last updated by Violence Institute of New Jersey: February 2007