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Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) 6-18
Author(s): Thomas M Achenbach
Publisher: ASEBA 2001
Candidates: 6-18 years of age
Administration: 15-20 minutes - Individual
- Child Behavior Checklist 6-18 (CBCL 6-18)
- Teachers Report Form 6-18 (TRF 6-18)
- Youth Self-Report 11-18 (YSR 11-18)
The CBCL 6-18 is completed by parents and others who see the children in home-like settings. It obtains parents' reports of children's competencies & problems.
The TRF 6-18, is completed by teachers and other school staff who have known the child in school settings for at least 2 months. It obtains teachers' ratings of many of the problems rated on the CBCL 6-18, plus additional items appropriate for teachers.
The YSR 11-18, is completed by 11-18 year olds to describe their own functioning. It has most of the same competence & problem items as the CBCL 6-18, and open-ended responses to items covering physical problems, concerns, and strengths. Fourteen CBCL problem items are replaced with socially desirable items endorsed by most youths.
The following cross-informant syndromes were derived from these forms:
- Somatic Complaints
- Social Problem
- Thought Problems
- Attention Problems
- Rule-Breaking Behavior
- Aggressive Behavior
The profiles also include DSM-oriented scales, which comprise problems that psychiatrists and psychologists from 16 cultures rated as being very consistent with diagnostic categories of the DSM-IV. The scales are: Affective Problems, Anxiety Problems, Somatic Problems, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Problems, and Oppositional Defiant Problems.
All forms have parallel Internalising, Externalising, and Total Problems scales. The TRF also includes Inattention and Hyperactivity-Impulsivity subscales.
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