|About the Book|
Clear and comprehensive, this guide walks professionals step-by-step through the process of setting up and running the Ages & Stages Questionnaires: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE): A Parent-Completed, Child-Monitoring System for Social-EmotionalMoreClear and comprehensive, this guide walks professionals step-by-step through the process of setting up and running the Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: Social-Emotional (ASQ:SE): A Parent-Completed, Child-Monitoring System for Social-Emotional Behaviors. It includes:instructions for administering and scoring the questionnairestips on interpreting the questionnaires with sensitivity to childrens environmental, cultural, and developmental differencesdetailed technical data on how the system was developed and testedcreative activities and lists of social-emotional behaviors professionals can share with parents for use with each age groupThe appendixes provide readers with a quick guide to social-emotional development, photocopiable forms and sample letters to parents, Spanish translations of selected letters and forms, and a technical report on the ASQ:SE. Research on the accuracy of the ASQ:SE has been investigated with more than 3,000 diverse children across the age intervals and their families, with excellent results for both reliability and validity. The practical, thorough information in this guide, supplemented by illustrative case studies, help practitioners tailor the ASQ:SE to meet the needs of the individual children and families they serve. This Users Guide is part of ASQ:SE, the bestselling screener trusted for more than 15 years to pinpoint social-emotional issues as early as possible during the crucial first 5 years of life. ASQ:SE questionnaires are reliable and valid, parent-completed, cost effective, culturally sensitive, and easy to administer and score. The 8 age-appropriate questionnaires effectively screen seven key social-emotional areas: self-regulation, compliance, communication, adaptive behaviors, autonomy, affect, and interaction with people.Learn more about the complete ASQ:SE system, and discover ASQ-3™, the best way to screen infants and young children for developmental delays during the crucial first 5 years of life.