Parenting Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes

The Parenting Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO™) is an observation instrument that covers four parenting behavior domains: affection, responsiveness, encouragement, and teaching. The instrument is designed for children from 10 months to 4 years old and is available in both English and Spanish.

Content

Topics
Parent's Support,
Emotional Support,
Sensitivity,
Cognitive,
Physical,
Social,
Affection,
Responsiveness,
Teaching,
Encouragement,
Positive Involvement,
Adult Involvement,
Child Involvement,
Additional Topics,
Positive Discipline,
Supervision,
Control,
Mother Responsiveness,
Infants
10 months-4 years
Languages
English,
Spanish

Administration Information

Length
10 minutes
Price

PICCOLO Provider Starter Kit (includes user's guide and one package of forms): $60; PICCOLO checklist 25-Pack: $28

Training
Offers training DVD for $155
Administration
Observation

Access and Use

Peer-Reviewed Study Citations

Wooldridge, Michaela B., and Jennifer Shapka. 2012. “Playing with Technology: Mother-Toddler Interaction Scores Lower during Play with Electronic Toys.” Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 33 (5): 211–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appdev.2012.05.005.

Psychometrics

Scoring
Manual scoring
Open Access
No
Used in Peer-Reviewed Research
Yes
Psychometric Citations

Cook, Gina, and Lori Roggman. 2013. “Technical Report.” Brookes Publishing. http://archive.brookespublishing.com/documents/PICCOLO-technical-append….