Behavior Assessment System for Children: Second Edition (BASC-2)

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Synonyms

Parent report measures; Personality testing; Self-report measures; Teacher report measures

Definition

The Behavior Assessment System for Children: Second Edition is a series of instruments designed to help aid in the diagnosis and treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults between the ages of 2 and 25.

Description

The Behavior Assessment System for Children: Second Edition (BASC-2) is a series of instruments for children, adolescents, and young adults between the ages of 2 and 25. The BASC-2 system has Parent Rating Scales (PRS), Teacher Rating Scales (TRS), Self-Report of Personality (SRP and SPR-I), a Structured Developmental History (SDH), and a Student Observation System (SOS). The TRS, PRS, and SRP have multiple forms for different age groups. In addition to these forms, the BASC-2 has a Parenting Relationship Questionnaire (PRQ) that assesses the relationships between the child and his/her caregiver(s). The forms are available in English ...