KLIMUSOVÁ, Helena, Iva BUREŠOVÁ and Ivo ČERMÁK. Cross-informant agreement and teacher nomination technique in the assessment of children behavior problems. In Pracana, Clara. Psychology Applications & Developments. Lisboa, Portugal: InScience Press, 2014. p. 174-182. Advances in Psychology and Psychological Trends Series. ISBN 978-989-97866-9-1.
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Original name Cross-informant agreement and teacher nomination technique in the assessment of children behavior problems
Name in Czech Shoda posuzovatelů a učitelská nominační technika v diagnostice problémového chování dětí
Authors KLIMUSOVÁ, Helena (203 Czech Republic, guarantor, belonging to the institution), Iva BUREŠOVÁ (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution) and Ivo ČERMÁK (203 Czech Republic, belonging to the institution).
Edition Lisboa, Portugal, Psychology Applications & Developments, p. 174-182, 9 pp. Advances in Psychology and Psychological Trends Series, 2014.
Publisher InScience Press
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Original language English
Type of outcome Chapter(s) of a specialized book
Field of Study 50100 5.1 Psychology and cognitive sciences
Country of publisher Portugal
Confidentiality degree is not subject to a state or trade secret
Publication form printed version "print"
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RIV identification code RIV/00216224:14210/14:00077967
Organization unit Faculty of Arts
ISBN 978-989-97866-9-1
Keywords in English CBCL; informant’s agreement; nomination technique; teachers; child problem behavior
Tags assessment, assessment methods, CBCL, psychological assesment, rivok
Tags International impact, Reviewed
Changed by Changed by: doc. PhDr. Iva Burešová, Ph.D., učo 15694. Changed: 31/1/2016 22:42.
Abstract
The aim of our study was to (1) examine the degree of agreement among children, parents and teachers on the scales and items of the Czech version of the Child Behavior Checklist, and (2) to assess a teacher nomination technique as a short and simple tool for the recognition of children with higher levels of self-reported problems. The first part of the study was conducted on a sample of 300 children (aged 11-16). The overall degree of cross-informant agreement was low, particularly for ratings of boys. The highest correlations were found between the ratings of parents and teachers (median correlation 0.336), followed by the correlations between the ratings of parents and children (median correlation 0.316). The agreement between teachers and children's ratings was generally poor (median correlation 0.115), with the exception of moderate agreement on the Externalizing Behavior scales. The nomination technique was mainly based on the TRF scales and contained nine short descriptions; the sample consisted of 145 children from non-clinical population (aged 11-12). Only a low proportion of children were named by the teachers at each problem child description. Four significant associations were found between the teacher's ratings in the nomination technique and the categorical ratings based on children self-reports (YSR). Results of both parts of the study are consistent with previous findings and emphasize the importance of utilizing multiple sources in the assessment of children behavior problems.
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MUNI/A/0838/2013, interní kód MUName: Vývoj seberegulace v kontextu zvládání zátěže, self-efficacy a self-esteem. (Acronym: DESEREG)
Investor: Masaryk University, Category A
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