Parent Behavior Checklist

The Parent Behavior Checklist (PBC) is a self-reporting instrument designed for parents with children 1-4 years years old. The instrument, which only takes 10-20 minutes to complete, provides expectations, nurturing, and discipline subscales.

Content

Domains
Conflicts,
Child Independence,
Parent Emphathy,
Child Expectations,
Postive Involvement,
Discipline,
Communication,
Parent Support,
Efficacy,
Knowledge,
Confidence,
Skills and Behaviors,
Affection,
Emotional Support,
Child Development,
Family Management,
Parent-Child Relationship
Languages
English

Administration Information

Length
10 minutes

Access and Use

Open Access
Yes
Use in Research

Bayer, J. K., Hiscock, H., Ukoumunne, O. C., Price, A., & Wake, M. (2008). Early childhood aetiology of mental health problems: A longitudinal population‐based study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry49(11), 1166-1174. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.01943.x

Cardona, P. G., Nicholson, B. C., & Fox, R. A. (2000). Parenting among Hispanic and Anglo-American mothers with young children. Journal of Social Psychology140(3), 357-365. https://doi.org/10.1080/00224540009600476

Tucker, M. A., & Fox, R. A. (1995). Assessment of families with mildly handicapped and nonhandicapped preschoolers. Journal of School Psychology33(1), 29-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-4405(94)00033-5

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Psychometric References

Fox, R. (1994). Parent Behavior Checklist. ProEd. https://epublications.marquette.edu/marq_fac-book/91