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Mcdermott, Paul A.; Watkins, Marley W.; Drogalis, Anna Rhoad; Chao, Jessica L.; Worrell, Frank C.; Hall, Tracey E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Contextually based assessments reveal the circumstances accompanying maladjustment (the when, where, and with whom) and supply clues to the motivations underpinning problem behaviors. The Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) is a teacher rating scale composed of indicators describing behavior in 24 classroom situational contexts.…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment, Bayesian Statistics, Cognitive Style
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Canivez, Gary L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2006
Replication of the core syndrome factor structure of the "Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents" (ASCA; P.A. McDermott, N.C. Marston, & D.H. Stott, 1993) is reported for a sample of 183 Native American Indian (Ojibwe) children and adolescents from North Central Minnesota. The six ASCA core syndromes produced an identical…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Adolescents, American Indians, Factor Structure
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McDermott, Paul A.; Steinberg, Carrie M.; Angelo, Lauren E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
In this article we examine the ability of contextual information to enhance assessment of behavior problems in schools. Capitalizing on the multisituational structure of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents, exploratory and confirmatory analyses with a representative national sample (N = 1,400, ages 5-17 years) revealed three unique…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Hyperactivity, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Canivez, Gary L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
Independent examination and replication of the core syndrome factor structure of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA; McDermott, Marston, & Stott, 1993) is reported. A sample of 1,020 children were randomly selected from their classroom and rated on the ASCA by their teacher. The six ASCA core syndromes produced a…
Descriptors: Psychopathology, Adolescents, Factor Structure, Behavior Rating Scales
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Canivez, Gary L.; Watkins, Marley W.; Schaefer, Barbara A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Investigation of interrater agreement for the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) discriminant classifications is reported. Two teaching professionals provided independent ratings of the same child using the ASCA. A total of 119 students ranging in age from 7 to 18 years were independently rated. Results indicated significant and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Interrater Reliability
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Canivez, Gary L.; Rains, Jaime D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2002
Presents construct validity of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) and the Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales (PKBS). Convergent evidence of construct validity was observed for the PKBS Externalizing Problems scale and the ASCA Overactivity syndrome. Divergent evidence of construct validity was provided for the PKBS…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Measures (Individuals), School Psychology, Student Behavior
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Canivez, Gary L.; Perry, Amanda R.; Weller, Elizabeth M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Investigates the short-term stability of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents for 124 randomly selected children in grades kindergarten to grade 12. Significant test-retest stability coefficients were obtained and mean differences across the retest interval did not exceed .8 raw score points. Results were similar to those obtained in…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Rating Scales