ERIC Number: EJ1059727
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Emotional and Psychological Well-Being in Children: The Development and Validation of the Stirling Children's Well-Being Scale
Liddle, Ian; Carter, Greg F. A.
Educational Psychology in Practice, v31 n2 p174-185 2015
The Stirling Children's Well-being Scale (SCWBS) was developed by the Stirling Council Educational Psychology Service (UK) as a holistic, positively worded measure of emotional and psychological well-being in children aged eight to 15 years. Drawing on current theories of well-being and Positive Psychology, the aim was to provide a means of measuring the effectiveness of interventions and projects designed to promote children's well-being and emotional development.
Descriptors: Well Being, Emotional Development, Psychological Needs, Psychological Testing, Intervention, Outcome Measures, Outcomes of Treatment, Program Effectiveness, Test Construction, Elementary School Students, Scores, Test Reliability, Test Validity, Item Analysis, Social Desirability, Middle School Students, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Factor Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom