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ERIC Number: EJ863847
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 11
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ISSN: ISSN-0891-4222
The Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI-01) in Community-Based Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Reliability and Concurrent Validity vis-a-vis the Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP)
van Ingen, Daniel J.; Moore, Linda L.; Zaja, Rebecca H.; Rojahn, Johannes
Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, v31 n1 p97-107 Jan-Feb 2010
Reliability and concurrent validity of the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI-01; Rojahn et al., 2001) was examined in a sample of 130 community residing adults with mild to profound intellectual disabilities with high rates of behavior problems and concurrent mental health problems. The BPI-01 and the Inventory for Client and Agency Planning (ICAP; Bruininks et al., 1986) were administered twice within a mean time interval of 7.8 weeks by 20 trained and experienced staff members. All three BPI-01 subscales had high inter-rater agreement (Self-Injurious Behavior [SIB]: mean ICC = 0.84; Stereotyped Behavior: mean ICC = 0.75; Aggressive/Destructive Behavior: mean ICC = 0.82), and stable test-retest reliability (SIB, mean ICC = 0.91; mean Stereotyped Behavior, mean ICC = 0.89, and Aggressive/Destructive Behavior, mean ICC = 0.88); internal consistency ranged from poor (SIB: alpha = 0.61) to excellent (Stereotyped Behavior, alpha = 0.90). Using the ICAP as criterion measure, the BPI-01 showed robust convergent validity. Solid relationships between BPI-01 subscales and corresponding ICAP subscales corroborated the concurrent validity of the BPI-01. (Contains 7 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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