Vanderbilt AD/HD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale
The Vanderbilt AD/HD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale consists of a complete list of DSM-IV AD/HD symptoms, a screen for other disruptive behavior disorders, anxiety and depression, and ratings of academic and classroom behavior performance.
Number of Versions: 1 Version: Vanderbilt AD/HD Diagnostic Teacher Rating Scale Author(s): Mark L. Wolraich, Irene D. Feurer, Jane N. Hannah, Anna Baumgaertel, & Theodora Y. Pinnock Date of Publication: 1998 Material(s) Needed for Test: Instrument Manual: Not Available Charge for one form or kit: No
Purpose and Nature of Test
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Problems` Population for which designed:
Age Range: 6 through 12 years old Grade Level: Kindergarten to Fifth Grade Method of Administration: Individual Source of Information: Teacher Subtests and Scores:
Inattention, Hyperactive/Impulsive, Oppositional-Defiant/Conduct, Anxiety/Depression,Classroom Behavior Performance, Academic Performance Number of Items: 43 Type of Scale: Forced choice
Sample Size: 6,591 Population: Sample taken from a middle Tennessee county which includes a medium-sized city with a varied ethnic and socioeconomic population, an upper-middle class suburban section, and a rural section. Culture/ethnicity: African-American, Caucasian SES Level: Not reported by author(s).
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: 0.80 to 0.95
Validity:Criterion validity data has not been presented or published in study.
Scoring Procedure: Manual Scoring Examiner Qualifications and Training Required: None Permission Required to Use Instrument: Yes If yes, by whom: Mark L. Wolraich
Original Reference(s): Wolraich, M. L., Feurer, I. D., Hannah, J. N., Baumgaertel, A., & Pinnock, T. Y. (1998). Obtaining systematic teacher reports of disruptive behavior disorders utilizing DSM-IV. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26 (2), 141-152. (A copy of this Instrument can be found in the Appendix.) Other:
Name: Mark L. Wolraich Organization: Child Study Center Address: 1100 N.E. 13th St. City: Oklahoma City State: OK Zip: 73117 Phone: (405) 271-5700 Fax: (405) 271-2510 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://peds.mc.vanderbilt.edu/cdc/childdevelopcenter.htm
Last updated by Violence Institute of New Jersey: February 2007