Screening of Behavior Problems in Young Children from Low-Income Families: The Development of a New Assessment Tool
Date of Award
Dissertation - Restricted
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The purpose of this study was to develop a brief screening tool to identify significant behavior problems in 0-5 year-old children. This scale supplements the previously established measures by providing a unique, brief assessment of behavior specifically designed for low-SES families with very young children. This study also intended to establish preliminary psychometric properties of the newly developed screening tool in hopes of improving the assessment process and the accuracy of identification of significant behavior problems in very young urban children...