PARENT REPORT CONSTRUCTS: COHORTS 1 & 2 GRADE 6

CONSTRUCT : CONCENTRATION PROBLEM

 POC06101 COMPLETES WORK AND CHORES POC06104 CONCENTRATES POC06107 SHOWS POOR EFFORT POC06108 WORKS WELL ALONE POC06110 PAYS ATTENTION POC06113. LEARNS UP TO HIS/HER ABILITY POC06119 IS EAGER TO LEARN POC06124 WORKS HARD POC06126 STAYS ON TASK

Item Recoding

Recode items POC06101,POC06104,POC06108,POC06110, POC06113, POC06119, POC06124, POC06126 so that (1=4)(4=1)(2=3)(3=2)

Calculation of Scale

SFMCP061=MEAN of (POC06101,POC06104,POC06107,POC06108,POC06110,POC06113, POC06119, POC06124, POC06126)

CONSTRUCT: AGGRESSION

 POC06103 IS STUBBORN POC06105 BREAKS RULES POC06109 HURTS OTHERS PHYSICALLY POC06111 BREAKS THINGS POC06114 YELLS AT OTHERS POC06116 TAKES OTHERS PROPERTY POC06118 FIGHTS POC06120 DAMAGES OTHER PEOPLES PROPERTY ON PURPOSE POC06121 LIES POC06123 HAS TROUBLE ACCEPTING AUTHORITY POC06125 TEASES OTHER CHILDREN

Item Recoding

No recoding necessary.

Calculation of Scale

SFMAG061= MEAN of (POC06103,POC06105,POC06109,POC06111,POC06114, POC06116, POC06118, POC06120, POC06121, POC06125

CONSTRUCT: SHY BEHAVIOR

 POC06102 FRIENDLY POC06106 SOCIALIZES AND INTERACTS WITH OTHER CHILDREN POC06115 PLAYS WITH OTHER CHILDREN POC06117 AVOIDS OTHER CHILDREN POC06122 INITIATES INTERACTIONS, SEEKS OUT OTHER CHILDREN

Item Recoding

Recode items POC06102,POC06106, POC06115, POC06122, so that (1=4)(4=1)(2=3)(3=2).

Calculation of Scale

SFMSB061= MEAN of (POC06102,POC06106,POC06115,POC06117,POC06122)

CONSTRUCT: LIKEABILITY

 POC06112 IS REJECTED BY OTHER CHILDREN POC06130 CHILDREN SEEK HIM/HER OUT TO PLAY

Item Recoding

No recoding necessary.

Calculation of Scale

SFMLI061=MEAN of (POC06112,POC06130)

CONSTRUCT: HYPERACTIVITY

 POC06127 CANT SIT STILL POC06131 RUNS AROUND A LOT, CLIMBING ON THINGS POC06134 IS ALWAYS ON THE GO OR ACTS AS IF DRIVEN BY A MOTOR

Item Recoding

No recoding necessary.

Calculation of Scale

SFMHY061=MEAN of (POC06127,POC06131,POC06134).

HOW I FEEL-PARENT REPORT OF CHILD ANXIOUS AND DEPRESSED MOOD AND FEELINGS: GRADE 6 CONSTRUCTS

CONSTRUCT : ANXIETY

 HIP06102 WORRY ABOUT BAD THINGS HAPPENING TO HIM/HER HIP06107 WORRY SO MUCH MY HIS/HER HEAD HURTS HIP06110 DREAM THAT S/HE NEVER SEE YOU AGAIN HIP06112 WORRY A LOT HIP06116 WORRY BAD THINGS MIGHT HAPPEN TO YOU HIP06119 AFRAID TO GO TO SCHOOL

Calculation of Scale

PFMAX061=MEAN of (HIP06102,HIP06107,HIP06110, HIP06112,HIP06116,HIP06119)

CONSTRUCT: DEPRESSION

 HIP06101 LIKE THE WAY S/HE LOOKED HIP06103 FEEL S/HE WAS GOOD HIP06104 FEEL LIKE CRYING HIP06105 FEEL SAD HIP06106 FEEL NOTHING MADE ME HIM/HER HAPPY ANYMORE HIP06108 SEE IN THE FUTURE ONLY BAD THINGS, NOT GOOD THINGS HIP06109 FEEL VERY UNHAPPY HIP06111 NOT LIKE HERSELF/HIMSELF HIP06113 FEEL THAT THERE WAS NO USE IN REALLY TRYING HIP06114 FEEL S/HE WOULD HAVE GOOD TIMES IN THE FUTURE HIP06115 FEEL S/HE WAS A BAD PERSON HIP06117 FEEL IT WAS HIS/HER FAULT WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPENED HIP06118 FEEL S/HE MIGHT AS WELL GIVE UP BECAUSE S/HE COULDN'T MAKE THINGS BETTER FOR HIMSELF HIP06120 FEEL NOTHING WOULD EVER WORK OUT FOR HIM/HER HIP06121 WANT TO HURT HERSELF/HIMSELF HIP06124 FEEL S/HE WOULD HAVE MORE GOOD TIMES THAN BAD TIMES HIP06126 NOT ABLE TO MAKE UP HIS MIND ABOUT THINGS HIP06127 FEEL TIRED ALL THE TIME HIP06128 NOT FEEL LIKE EATING MOST DAYS

Item Recoding

RECODE HIP06101, HIP06103, HIP06114, HIP06124 (1=4)(4=1)(2=3)(3=2).

Calculation of Scale

PFMDP061=MEAN of (HIP06101,HIP06103,HIP06104,HIP06105, HIP06106,HIP06108,HIP06109,HIP06111,HIP06113, HIP06114,HIP06115,HIP06117,HIP06118,HIP06120, HIP06121,HIP06124,HIP06125,HIP06127,HIP06128).

PARENT DISCIPLINARY PRACTICES: STRUCTURED INTERVIEW OF PARENT MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND PRACTICES

CONSTRUCT: PARENT INCONSISTENT DISCIPLINE

 SPM06101 WHEN YOU DECIDE TO PUNISH CHILD, HOW OFTEN CAN S/HE TALK YOU OUT OF IT? SPM06102 IF YOU TELL CHILD S/HE WILL GET PUNISHED IF S/HE DOESN'T STOP DOING SOMETHING, HOW OFTEN WILL YOU PUNISH HIM/HER? SPM06103 HOW OFTEN DOES CHILD GET AWAY WITH THINGS THAT YOU FEEL SHOULD HAVE BEEN PUNISHED? SPM06104 WHEN (CHILD) HAS DONE SOMETHING WRONG, HOW OFTEN DOES (S/HE) KNOW WHAT KIND OF PUNISHMENT TO EXPECT?

Item Recoding

RECODE SPM06101 SPM06103 (1=5)(2=4)(4=2)(5=1)

Calculation of Scale

COMPUTE PDISC061=MEAN of (SPM06101,SPM06102,SPM06103,SPM06104).

PARENT MONITORING PRACTICES: STRUCTURED INTERVIEW OF PARENT MANAGEMENT SKILLS AND PRACTICES

CONSTRUCT: PARENT MONITORING OF CHILD BEHAVIOR

 MON06101 HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET THE CHANCE TO TALK WITH YOUR CHILD ABOUT ABOUT WHAT S/HE HAS DONE DURING THE DAY? MON06102 HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET THE CHANCE TO TALK WITH YOUR CHILD ABOUT WHAT S/HE IS GOING TO DO TOMORROW MON06103 DURING A TYPICAL DAY, HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET TO SPEND TIME WITH (CHILD) MON06104 HOW OFTEN DOES (CHILD) SPEND TIME AT HOME UNSUPERVISED? MON06105 THINK ABOUT THE TIMES (CHILD) GOES OUT AFTER DARK HOW OFTEN IS S/HE OUT WITHOUT AN ADULT? MON06106 IF (CHILD) IS HOME WHEN YOU ARE NOT, HOW OFTEN DOES HE/SHE KNOW HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU? MON06108 WHEN CHILD GOES OUT, HOW OFTEN DOES HE/SHE TELL YOU OR ANOTHER ADULT WHEN S/HE WILL BE BACK? MON06109 IF (CHILD) WANTS TO GO OUT AND YOU OR ANOTHER PERSON WATCHING HIM/HER ARE NOT AT HOME, HOW OFTEN DOES (CHILD) LEAVE A NOTE FOR YOU, OR GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU ABOUT WHERE S/HE IS GOING? MON06110 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) DID POORLY ON A TEST OR ASSIGNMENT AT SCHOOL MON06111 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) DID WELL ON A TEST OR ASSIGNMENT AT SCHOOL? MON06112 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) WAS IN A FIGHT MON06113 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) SKIPPED A CLASS IN SCHOOL MON06114 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) BROUGHT SOMETHING HOME THAT DIDN’T BELONG TO (HIM/HER)

Item Recoding

RECODE MON06104 MON06105 (1=5)(2=4)(4=2)(5=1)

Calculation of Scale

PMONI061=MEAN of (MON06101 TO MON06106,MON06108 TO MON06114)

HOME LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

CONSTRUCT: PARENT MONITORING AND SUPPORT FOR CHILD ACHIEVEMENT

 MON06110 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) DID POORLY ON A TEST OR ASSIGNMENT AT SCHOOL MON06111 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) DID WELL ON A TEST OR ASSIGNMENT AT SCHOOL? MON06113 HOW OFTEN WOULD YOU KNOW IN A DAY OR TWO IF (CHILD) SKIPPED A CLASS IN SCHOOL HLE06103 HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET THE CHANCE TO GO OVER CHILD'S HOMEWORK? HLE06104 HOW OFTEN DO YOU GET THE CHANCE TO DISCUSS (CHILD'S) SCHOOLWORK WITH HIM HER?

Item Recoding

No recoding necessary.

Calculation of Scale

PSUAC061=MEAN of (MON06110,MON06111,MON06113,HLE16103,HLE06104).