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

Sub-Category
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

Psychometric Considerations

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