Purpose: To measure conduct problems Age: years Time: minutes The Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) & Sutter-Eyberg Student Beha. The Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory (ECBI) is an established parent rating scale to measure disruptive behavior problems in children aged. The ECBI and the SESBI-R are comprehensive, behaviourally specific rating scales that assess the current frequency and severity of disruptive behaviours in the.

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Dawdles or lingers at mealtime 0. Spanish Yes Yes Yes Yes 2. Suggestions for the optimal use of the both ECBI scales for research and screening purposes are made.

Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 7 2 Children with Enuresis Yes. Completion of each rating sheet requires a year 11 reading level. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy with behavior problem children: Experiences of mothers and fathers. In total, 7 children were excluded from the community sample and 28 children were excluded form the clinical sample. The goal of the present study was to examine the psychometric qualities of the ECBI scales in terms of internal consistency, test-retest reliability, reproducibility, behavvior, divergent, and discriminative validity.

Mean and standard deviations of ECBI Intensity and Problem Scale scores for the community sample and clinical sample organized by subgroups. To motivate the parents to participate for a second time, a gift card was provided as a raffle prize. Statistical analyses were performed is three stages. Lindauer declare that they have no conflict of interest. Public Health Nursing, 15 1 The current study was conducted with the informed consent of all participants.

However, non-normal distributions of scores are common in community samples because low answer categories never are chosen more frequently. They also found significant age effects for Frequency and Problem scales, with children having higher Frequency scores than the other 3 age groups, and children scoring higher than older age groups.


Findings support the use of the ECBI as a reliable measure for child disruptive behavior problems in a Dutch population. First, the unidimensional structure of the ECBI scales was tested in order to allow for exploration of the other psychometric properties of the ECBI in the appropriate scales.

Parent rating scales are the most efficient and commonly used method for screening behavior problems in young children Funderburk et al. Family Process, 42 4 Child Abuse and Neglect, 19 9 The efficacy of group treatment in sexually abused girls. Refuses to eat food presented 0. Average Time to Complete min: Restandardization of the Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory. Adequate use of the ECBI for screening and treatment evaluation purposes requires knowledge regarding its psychometric properties in a Dutch community and clinical population.

Pediatria Integral, 3, Paternal factors in child development. Physically fights with sisters and brothers 0. Severity ranges were assigned based on existing literature Ross et al. A comparison of standard and abbreviated treatments.

Exceptionality, 2 2 First, in the community sample fewer children from ethnic minority groups were included and the response rate was partly unknown.

Notes on Psychometric Norms: Below is a sampling of some of those articles:. Normative data from community samples are available Colvin et al. The psychological impact of Hurricane Hugo on children: Additional research on the psychometric properties and the mean scores in a multi-ethnic community sample with more focus on the response rate and the prevention of attrition is therefore recommended.

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Open in a eybefg window. For example, higher item categories showed lower item threshold difficulties than lower adjacent categories for many items. Findings from this study confirm the one-dimensional structure of the ECBI Intensity and Problem Scales when measuring overall child disruptive behavior in a Dutch community and clinical population. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. The parallel analysis also revealed a high number of factors for both community 19 and clinical samples 9however, based on the raw data eigenvalues for the ECBI Problem Scale a dominant first factor was again identified.


The corrected item-total correlations indicated similar results in both samples, with coefficients for the ECBI Intensity and Problem Scales ranging from 0.

Eyberg Child Behavior Inventory & Sutter-Eyberg Student Behaviour Inventory-Revised

Although the measure can be used for children as young as 2, many of the items do not apply to younger children. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website.

The reproducibility of the ECBI items score from the test-retest reliability assessment was evaluated using invventory weighted kappa coefficients for the ordinal structure of the ECBI Intensity Scale and unweighted kappa coefficients for the dichotomous structure of the ECBI Problem Scale.

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Is careless with toys and other objects 0. Developmental trajectories of childhood disruptive behaviors and adolescent delinquency: Like the basic Rasch model, OPLM requires the answer categories of the scales to have a dichotomous structure.

The ECBI has been used in a number of studies involving children with developmental disabilities with results providing evidence of validity and reliability.