Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

BASC-3

  • Robert A. AltmannEmail author
  • Cecil R. Reynolds
  • Randy W. Kamphaus
  • Kimberly J. Vannest
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1524

Description

The Behavior Assessment System for Children, Third Edition (BASC-3; Reynolds and Kamphaus 2015) is a multimethod, multidimensional system of related instruments that can be used to conduct a comprehensive assessment of behavioral and emotional functioning of children, adolescents, and young adults aged 2–25 years. The BASC-3 is a multimethod in that it has the following components, which may be used individually or in any combination:
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    A Teacher Rating Scale (TRS) and a Parent Rating Scale (PRS) that gather multiple perspectives of observable behavior across settings and raters, using age-appropriate forms

     
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    A Self-Report of Personality (SRP) that a child, adolescent, or young adult can use to describe his or her behaviors, emotions, and self-perceptions

     
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    A Structured Developmental History (SDH) form that provides information about the course of development and family history that are important to make accurate diagnosis

     
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    A Student Observation System (SOS) form...

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References and Readings

  1. American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  3. Kamphaus, R. W., & Reynolds, C. R. (2007). Behavioral and emotional screening system. Minneapolis: Pearson.Google Scholar
  4. Kamphaus, R. W., & Reynolds, C. R. (2015a). BASC-3 parenting relationship questionnaire. Bloomington: NCS Pearson Inc.Google Scholar
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  9. Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2010). BASC–2 progress monitor. Bloomington: NCS Pearson Inc.Google Scholar
  10. Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2015). Behavior assessment system for children (3rd ed.). Bloomington: NCS Pearson, Inc. (BASC–3).Google Scholar
  11. Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2016). BASC–3 Flex Monitor. Bloomington: NCS Pearson, Inc.Google Scholar
  12. Vannest, K. J., Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2008). Behavior assessment system for children – second edition (BASC-2) intervention guide for emotional and behavioral problems. Bloomington: Pearson.Google Scholar
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  14. Vannest, K. J., Reynolds, C. R., & Kamphaus, R. W. (2015b). BASC-3 behavioral and emotional skill building guide. Bloomington: Pearson.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Altmann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cecil R. Reynolds
    • 2
  • Randy W. Kamphaus
    • 3
  • Kimberly J. Vannest
    • 4
  1. 1.A-PsychEd Publication ServicesMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA
  3. 3.College of EducationThe University of OregonEugeneUSA
  4. 4.Department of Educational PsychologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA