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dc.contributor.authorBourke-Taylor, H.
dc.contributor.authorCordier, Reinie
dc.contributor.authorPallant, J.
dc.identifier.citationBourke-Taylor, H. and Cordier, R. and Pallant, J. 2017. Criterion Validity of the Child's Challenging Behavior Scale, Version 2 (CCBS-2).. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 72 (1): pp. 7201205010p1-7201205010p9.

OBJECTIVE: The Child's Challenging Behavior Scale, Version 2 (CCBS-2), measures maternal rating of a child's challenging behaviors that compromise maternal mental health. The CCBS-2, the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL), and the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) were compared in a sample of typically developing young Australian children. METHOD: Criterion validity was investigated by correlating the CCBS-2 with "gold standard" measures (CBCL and SDQ subscales). Data were collected in a cross-sectional survey of mothers (N = 336) of children ages 3-9 yr. RESULTS: Correlations with the CBCL externalizing subscales demonstrated moderate (? = .46) to strong (? = .66) correlations. Correlations with the SDQ externalizing behaviors subscales were moderate (? = .35) to strong (? = .60). CONCLUSION: The criterion validity established in this study strengthens the psychometric properties that support ongoing development of the CCBS-2 as an efficient tool that may identify children in need of further evaluation.

dc.publisherAmerican Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
dc.titleCriterion Validity of the Child's Challenging Behavior Scale, Version 2 (CCBS-2).
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.titleAmerican Journal of Occupational Therapy
curtin.departmentSchool of Occ Therapy, Social Work and Speech Path
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