Behavior Assessment System for Children | Third Edition

BASC-3

A comprehensive set of rating scales and forms, BASC-3 helps you understand the behaviors and emotions of children and adolescents. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.

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BASC-3 Q-global Administration/Report Qty 1 (Digital)
30866 Qualification Level B

Includes 1 on-screen administration, scoring and reporting for the TRS, PRS, SRP, SDH, PRQ or SOS

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Overview

Publication date:
2015
Age range:
2:0 - 21:11 (TRS and PRS); 6:0 through college age (SRP)
Scores/Interpretation:
T scores and percentiles, for a general population and clinical populations
Qualification level:
B
Completion time:
10-20 minutes (TRS and PRS), 30 minutes (SRP)
Scoring options:
Q-global® Web-based Administration, Scoring, and/or Reporting, or Manual Scoring
Other languages:
Spanish (Parent and Self-Report)
Telepractice:

Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

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Help children thrive in their school and home environments with effective behavior assessment. The BASC™ holds an exceptional track record for providing a complete picture of a child’s behavior by applying a triangulation method for gathering information. BASC-3 uses a comprehensive set of rating scales and forms to provide a complete picture of a child's or adolescent’s behavior and emotions.

Benefits

  • Differentiate between hyperactivity and attention problems
  • Identify behavior problems as required by IDEA, and for developing FBAs, BIPs, and IEPs.
  • Strong base of theory and research gives a thorough set of highly interpretable scales.
  • Access to efficient and extensive reports using computer scoring and interpretation. Choice of end-to-end digital assessment via Q-global®. Remove the need for finding and sending paper forms, while reducing costs by only paying for digital forms that are returned.

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Analyze the child’s behavior from three perspectives—Self, Teacher, and Parent using a comprehensive set of rating scales and forms to help you understand the behaviors and emotions of children and adolescents.

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Teacher Rating Scales (TRS)

  • Completed by: Teacher or other qualified professional
  • Measures: Adaptive and problem behaviors in the preschool or school setting
  • Forms: Preschool (ages 2 to 5), child (ages 6 to 11), and adolescent (ages 12 to 21)
  • Administration Time: 10-20 minutes
  • Number of items: 105-165, using behaviors that are rated on a four-point scale of frequency, ranging from "Never" to "Almost Always"
  • Validity: Validity and response set indexes used to help judge the quality of completed forms are also available.

Parent Rating Scales (PRS)

  • Completed by: Parent or caregiver
  • Measures: Adaptive and problem behaviors in the community and home setting
  • Forms: Preschool (ages 2 to 5), child (ages 6 to 11), and adolescent (ages 12 to 21)
  • Administration Time: 10-20 minutes
  • Number of items: 139-175 items, using a four-choice response format
  • Validity: Validity and response set indexes used to help judge the quality of completed forms are also available.

Self-Report of Personality (SRP)

  • Completed by: Self
  • Measures: Insight into a child's or adult's thoughts and feelings
  • Forms: SRP-I (ages 6 to 7), child (ages 8 to 11), adolescent (ages 12 to 21), college (ages 18 to 25), Spanish version available for the child and adolescent forms only
  • Administration Time: 30 minutes
  • Validity: Includes validity scales for helping judge the quality of completed forms. 
  • A Spanish version is available for the child and adolescent forms only.

BASC-3 Student Observation System (SOS)

  • Completed by: Qualified professional
  • Records: Direct observations of a child’s behavior in a classroom setting
  • Assesses: Both adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, from positive peer interaction to repetitive motor movements
  • Administration Time: Uses momentary time sampling during three-second intervals spaced 30 seconds apart over a 15-minute period
  • Can be employed for the direct observation portion of a Functional Behavior Assessment and can be used singly or with other BASC-3 components.
  • Use your BASC-3 Q-global Administration/Report Digital usage (30866) to administer and generate a report.

EDQs Align with Constructs of ED

The BASC-3 Emotional Disturbance Qualification scales (EDQs) reflect new combinations of existing BASC-3 clinical and adaptive scales, grouped specifically to align with the constructs of Emotional Disturbance (ED), as defined by the Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA, 2004). The EDQs cover five out of the six IDEA criterion for ED, including:

  • Unsatisfactory Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inappropriate Behavior/Feelings
  • Unhappiness or Depression
  • Physical Symptoms or Fears
  • Schizophrenia and Related Disorders of Thought

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Structured Developmental History (SDH)

Offers a comprehensive history and background survey that supplies a thorough review of social, psychological, developmental, educational, and medical information on the child. Can be administered on paper or digitally, in English and Spanish! Use your BASC-3 Q-global Administration/Report Digital usage (30866) to administer and generate a report.

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