A CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOUR QUESTIONNAIRE FOR COMPLETION BY TEACHERS: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS Rutter, Michael 1967-05-01 00:00:00 institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London INTRODUCTION AN OVERALL psychiatric assessment of the child requires the combination of several different approaches to the measurement of the cliild's behaviour (Rutter and Graham, 1966), but as … Agreement between parents' and teachers' ratings of behavioural/emotional problems of children aged 4-12. The children's scores on the Rutter Scale were matched against the teacher's grouping, the aim being to identify the Rutter Score that separates the children into two 'behaviour' groups that agree most closely … (1997). Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 36, 901-909. Register, Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. (1991). [ Links ], Rutter, M. (1973). The Children’s Behavior Questionnaire has been designed to measure temperament in children aged 3 to 7 years. Preview. The teachers then completed the Rutter Child Behaviour Questionnaire (Teachers' Scale) for the same children. In order to provide a better understanding of the individual's position in the normative sample we converted the raw subscale scores and global score to percentile ranks. Real-time monitoring of the associations between self-critical and self-punishment cognitions and nonsuicidal self-injury. Psico-USF, 12(2), 257-268. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 39, 33-45. (1983). New York: Harper and Row. Further, no significant differences were found for the global scores, subscales scores or items per se between the first evaluation, the 30-day retest and the 3-month retest. Corresponding Author. Qualidade do Sono e Depressão: que relações sintomáticas em crianças de idade escolar. This raises the question of the natural history of such disorders. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 32, 1145-1154. Behavior problems in a population of seven-year-old children: prevalence, stability and types of disorder - A research report. Further this solution is to somewhat similar to the studies of Ekblad (1990), Venables et al. To establish the psychometric properties of the RCBQ for completion by teachers and to determine behavioural and emotional problems in young children, as they occur in the classroom, we asked 45 elementary school teachers of the north of Portugal to rate classroom behaviour of their pupils based on Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire for teachers. Six year developmental course of internalising and externalising problem behaviours. Help starts here: the maladjusted child in the ordinary school. The epidemiology of child and adolescent psychopathology (pp. & Mortimore, P. (1979). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Applied Disciplines, 16, 49-59. Em F. C.  Verhulst & H. M. Koot (Orgs.). The CBCL basically consists of a questionnaire that is usually filled by a parent or a caregiver; it can also be given to the school teacher of the student or filled by the student himself. [ Links ], Merrett, F. & Wheldall, K. (1984). The teachers then completed the Rutter Child Behaviour Questionnaire (Teachers' Scale) for the same children. [ Links ], Zimmermann-Tansella, C., Minchetti, T., Tacconi, A. A CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOUR QUESTIONNAIRE FOR COMPLETION BY TEACHERS: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS. Therefore, these categories covary with the pure internalising and externalising syndromes. 1-21). In another study, with subjects of different areas in Mauritius, Venables et al. The children's behaviour questionnaire for completion by parents and teachers in a Chinese sample. Both reliability and test-retest values show that this questionnaire is a suitable tool for teachers at assessing children's behaviour in classroom context. Self-report measures and multi-informants should be taken into account, as well as the need to evaluate the teachers self-efficacy to diagnose and cope with such problems. Nos últimos anos, tem-se dedicado a estudar as perturbações do comportamento alimentar e as perturbações de sono. We would like you to tell us what your child’s reaction is likely to be in those situations. For full access to this pdf, sign in to an existing account, or purchase an annual subscription. However, the first factor accounted for 26% of the variance and the second factor for 25%, whereas factors 3 through 7 accounted for additional 28% (9%, 5%, 5%, 5% and 4% respectively). Comorbidity has been discussed in the child psychiatry literature, especially in the 1990s (Caron & Rutter, 1991; McConaughy & Achenbach, 1994; Rutter, 1997). screening instruments have been standardized for children in this age group. The Rutter Children’s Behaviour Questionnaire (Rutter, 1967) for completion by teachers is a 26- item survey designed to evaluate children’s behaviour at school. T1 - The Child Behaviour Checklist and the Rutter Parental Questionnaire. The Rutter Children’s Behaviour Questionnaire (Rutter, 1967) for completion by teachers is a 26- item survey designed to evaluate children’s behaviour at school. Tem publicado e apresentado inúmeros trabalhos nas seguintes áreas: Cronociências, Psicofisiologia, Neurociências, Psicologia Clínica e Psicopatologia. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 8(4), 7-16. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. Frequency of behaviour disorder and related factors in schoolchildren in Lusaka. The forty-five teachers who participated were all females, aged between 35 and 55 years (M=43.59; SD=7.9), with a minimum of 8 years of teaching experience and know each pupil at least for one and a half year period. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 31, 924-931. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 66, 1221-1225. The teachers then completed the Rutter Child Behaviour Questionnaire (Teachers' Scale) for the same children. The Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire was completed by the teachers of 108 Aboriginal pupils at two rural schools in the far west of New South Wales. [ Links ], Venables, P. H., Fletcher, R. P., Dalais, J. C., Mitchell, D. A., Schulsinger, F. & Mednick, S. A. CHILDREN’S BEHAVIOR QUESTIONNAIRE: PARENT VERSION (ABBREVIATED) On the next several pages you will see a set of statements that describe children’s reactions to a number of situations. (1999). A longitudinal analyses of selected risk factors for childhood psychopathology. & Leaf, P. J. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 20, 595-611. [ Links ], Lin, Y-Q & Ebrahim, G. J. Teachers only rated a maximum of ten pupils in order to avoid possible ratter biases. Additionally, this specific view increases the medicalization perspective of disruptive behaviours and forgets the social and cultural determinants of those behaviours (Conrad, 2008). (1989). Answers are rated on a scale of 0 to 2, with higher ratings indicating more severe presence of the symptoms. A CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOUR QUESTIONNAIRE FOR COMPLETION BY TEACHERS: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS. Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London. Sobre os autores: John M. Klein é doutor em Psicologia Clínica e atualmente é professor na Universidade de Trier (Alemanha). A 13-year comparison. New York: McGraw-Hill. The response rate to the questionnaires was very high (97%). School, however, has an independent impact on children's development (Kasen, Johnson & Cohen, 1990; Ouston, Mauhgan & Mortimore, 1980; Rutter, Mauhgan & Mortimore, 1979). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 30, 123-136. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Applied Disciplines, 30, 907-912. Michael Rutter. T2 - A comparison between two screening instruments. Like other child questionnaires, this will ask for the child's details, along with a list of questions to gauge and evaluate their behavior. Comparative properties (reliability and time of completion) of the two scales are presented and discussed. Those errors in judging and evaluating behaviours are committed by parents and teachers because the used inventories may be based on non-specific diagnostic criteria, which leads toward a generalization of the behaviours in some diagnostic syndromes, that may not be the most adequate to the needs of the child and leads to a wide variety of interventions (Daw, 2001). Moreover the reliability values decrease to .72 and .50 when considered as inter-ratter evaluation (Rutter, 1967; Zimmermann-Tansella et al., 1980). These results were similar to the Ekblad (1990) study with a sample of Chinese children from Beijing indicating a two factor structure with "hyperactive-aggressiveness" and "worry-fearfulness" and without any gender differences. & Ishii-Jordan, S. (1996). Furthermore, we did not use structured psychiatric interviews with the children: their general mental health problems were rated by adult informants (teachers). In our study, we constructed the deviant categories based on the internalising and externalising scales. Furthermore, they will be able to develop a setting, in which children can reach high achievements, experiences, emotional and social well-being. We asked elementary school teachers of the north of Portugal to rate classroom behaviour of their pupils. [ Links ], Clarizio, H. F. & McCoy, G. F. (1983). [ Links ], Berklund, L. (1999). London: Open Books. British Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 69-79. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 7, 265-285. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. The findings suggest that the translated scale could serve as a rapid and useful screening instrument in clinical and in research settings. Some reasons for this may be: the children's age and the low prevalence of this behaviour during this period; teacher's playing down attitude in front of possible thievish activities inside the classroom, and minimizing the facts or interpreting it as a joke in order to children's age. We would like you to tell us what your child’s reaction is likely to be in those situations. Nigerian teacbers were asked to place the chitdren in their classes in either of two groups: Group I, comprising children of normal behaviom, and Group II, children who, in their opinion, had significant behavioural problems. Don't already have an Oxford Academic account? Analyzed the data from the Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire (M. Rutter, 1967) from 450 Swedish children in grades 2, 5, and 8 using latent variable analysis. Preview. The Portuguese version of Azevedo, Barreto, Faria and Robalo (1986) was used. (1992b). Fifteen Thousand Hours. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 32, 1063-1080. Behavioural and emotional symptoms in 8-9 year old children. The questionnaire is generally completed with a paper and a pencil. Some items have rather weak relations to their latent factors. The Children’s Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ) The CBQ is a highly differentiated assessment of temperament in early to middle childhood. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. [ Links ], McConaughy, S. H. & Achenbach, T. M. (1994). Tem publicado e apresentado vários trabalhos nas seguintes áreas de interesse: Psicopatologia, Processos e Resultados Terapêuticos, Avaliação Psicológica e Neurociências. A number of studies looking at the factor structure of these scales have been reported. [ Links ], Pajares, F. (1992). But if the definition of a disorder includes subjects with a mild level of disturbance, the overall rates increase to 50%. Given the lack of psychometric properties of the Portuguese RCBQ, the factor structure and reliability was determined; normative data and estimation of behavioural and emotional related problems of elementary school children were also calculated. Continuity and change of self-reported problem behaviours from adolescence into young adulthood. Institute of Psychiatry, Maudsley Hospital, London. [ Links ], Ouston, J., Maughan, B. Regarding to school grades the sample distributes as followed: three-hundred and seventy pupils (38.14%) of the 2nd grade, two-hundred and seventy-eight of the 3rd grade (28.66%), and three-hundred and twenty-two were of 4th grade (33.20%). Then, this Child Behavior Questionnaire should help. All pupils were out of the mid-class social status and had not been referenced (or being in treatment) for any psychiatric or psychological services. Indeed the obtained structure is similar to those found by Berklund (1999), and therefore supports the assumption of a two factor solution in non clinical samples as the best descriptive structure of the scale (e.g. [ Links ], Idol, L. (1997). Michael Rutter. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Vol. Journal of Behavioral Education, 6, 293-310. Volume 8, Issue 1. In this study, mothers completed the SDQ and the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) on 132 children aged 4 through 7 and drawn from psychiatric and … London: Medical Books Limited. [ Links ], Minde, K. K. (1976). Palavras-chave: epidemiologia; psicopatologia da infância; problemas de comportamento; sala de aula. The Chartres study: I. prevalence of psychiatric disorders among French school-aged children. [ Links ], Daw, J. The Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire (Rutter, 1967) for completion by teachers is a 26- item survey designed to evaluate children's behaviour at school. & Tansella, M. (1980). [ Links ], Velez, C. N., Johnson, J. (1997) Factors associated with child mental health service use in the community. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 18,165-177. The questionnaire ratings were compared with a contemporaneous psychiatric study of behaviour disturbance for each child. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 35, 1141-1157. [ Links ], Moeller, A. Problemas de Sono-vigilia em Crianças: um estudo da prevalência. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 8, 1-11. }, author={M. Rutter}, journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines}, year={1967}, … Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 31, 775-791. Psiquiatria Clínica, 7(3), 203-207. (2007). (1985). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. More templates like this. The questionnaire to assess the behaviour of the children in this age group contains about 100 questions on behavioural problems that need to be answered by parents and caregivers including daycare providers. Usually children's behavioural and emotional symptoms have been divided into two main groups, externalising and internalising symptoms. Answers are rated on a scale of 0 to 2, with higher ratings indicating more severe presence of the symptoms. & Cohen, P. (1990). Student Behaviour Questionnaire 1. Thank you for submitting a comment on this article. Rutter M. The medicalization of society. Student Questionnaire ... You do not have to put your name on this questionnaire. A children's behaviour questionnaire for completion by teachers: preliminary findings. Michael Rutter. European voices on disruptive behaviour in schools: definitions, concern and types of behaviour. The correlation coefficients varied of .39 to .89, and were all significant for p = .001. [ Links ], Lawrence, J. The children's scores on the Rutter Scale were matched against the teacher's grouping, the aim being to identify the Rutter Score that separates the children into two 'behaviour' groups that agree most closely with the teachers' own grouping. Factor structure of the Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire in a primary-school population in a developing country. Search for more papers by this author. Search for more papers by this author. Use Template. Comorbidity, on the other hand, is not dimensional but by definition entails caseness. Indeed, since his development, the Rutter Children's Behaviour Questionnaire for completion by teachers (RCBQ- Rutter, 1967) has been one of the most wide spreading behavioural assessment tool in classroom environment. All other items showed factor loadings ranging from .27 to .87 (cf. Items were adapted from previously existing questionnaires, including the Infant Behavior Questionnaire (Rothbart, 1981) and the Physiological Reactions Questionnaire (Derryberry & Rothbart, 1988). In this study, the rate of behaviour disorders in urban Portuguese schoolchildren was 16.1%. (1996). Answers are rated on a scale of 0 to 2, with higher ratings indicating more severe presence of the symptoms. Further, this scale does not include many questions about somatic symptoms, such as bronchial asthma, headaches or body pain. & Silva, P. A. [ Links ], Ekblad, S. (1990). Rutter , M. ( 1970 ). [ Links ], Kasen, S., Johnson, J. Berklund (1999) used latent variable analysis to explore the factor structure of the RCBQ, obtaining a two factor structure labelled as introversive and extroversive. Teacher efficacy: a model for teacher development and inclusion. 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