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ERIC Number: ED505971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 20
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Developmental Screening and Assessment Instruments with an Emphasis on Social and Emotional Development for Young Children Ages Birth through Five
Ringwalt, Sharon, Comp.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on the mental health and social and behavioral developmental needs of very young children. In response, state administrators and local providers of early intervention and preschool programs have worked to strengthen their screening and assessment of children's social and emotional development. The screening instruments presented herein focus on the social-emotional developmental domain as well as those that address multiple developmental domains. The screening instruments are further subdivided into those which must be administered by professionals and those that may be completed by family members or other caregivers. A list of social-emotional assessment instruments that must be administered by professionals is also provided. The information for each instrument includes a description, the age range for which the instrument was validated, the time to administer, the scoring procedure, psychometric properties, and requirements for administrators, and a link to, or address for, the publisher or source of more information.
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC). Campus Box 8040, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8040. Tel: 919-962-2001; Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center, Chapel Hill, NC.