Behavior Rating Scales

  • Stewart Gabel
  • Gerald D. Oster
  • Steven M. Butnik


Behavior rating scales provide objective information about the observable behavior problems of preschool children, school-aged children, and teenagers. Typically completed by a child’s parent and/or teacher, these rating scales can be used for a number of purposes including clarifying whether or not a particular child has a significant behavior problem, targeting specific behaviors that require direct intervention, and assessing the impact of an intervention strategy.


Behavior Problem Child Behavior Teacher Rate Child Behavior Checklist Behavior Rating Scale 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stewart Gabel
    • 1
  • Gerald D. Oster
    • 2
  • Steven M. Butnik
    • 3
  1. 1.New York Hospital-Cornell Medical CenterWhite PlainsUSA
  2. 2.Regional Institute for Children and Adolescents (RICA)RockvilleUSA
  3. 3.Independent PracticeRichmondUSA

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