Children's Empathic Attitudes Questionnaire (CEAQ)

The Children's Empathic Attitudes Questionnaire (CEAQ) is a self-report measure of empathic attitudes (modifiable knowledge structures that influence behavioural choice) towards peers, teachers, other children, animals, or other people.

Content

Domains
Social Awareness
Subdomain

Empathy

Grades
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade
Languages
English,
Spanish
Respondent
Student

Administration Information

Length
16 items
Administration
Paper

Access and Use

Contact

Corresponding author:
Jeanne Funk
Department of Psychology
University of Toledo, 2801 West Bancroft, Toledo, OH 43606-3390, United States
E-mail address:jeanne.funk@utoledo.edu

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Fisher, J. H., & Brown, J. L. (2018). A prospective, longitudinal examination of the influence of childhood home and school contexts on psychopathic characteristics in adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence47(10), 2041-2059. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0861-2

Harrington, B., & O’Connell, M. (2016). Video games as virtual teachers: Prosocial video game use by children and adolescents from different socioeconomic groups is associated with increased empathy and prosocial behaviour. Computers in Human Behavior63, 650-658. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.05.062

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Referencing
Norm-referenced
Psychometric References

Funk, J., Fox, C., Chan, M., & Curtiss, K. (2008). The development of the Children’s Empathic Attitudes Questionnaire using classical and Rasch analyses. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 29(3), 187–196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2008.02.005

Vilte, L., Moreno, J. E., Castillo-Gualda, R., Lecuona, Ó., Garcia-Rubio, C., & Rodriguez-Carvajal, R. (2016). Psychometric properties of the Spanish validation of the children's empathic attitudes questionnaires (CEAQ). Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 23(3), 365-376. https://doi.org/10.4473/TPM23.3.7

 

Item Type
Likert