Conners Comprehensive Behaviour Rating Scales
The all new Conners CBRS is an instrument designed to provide a complete overview of child and adolescent concerns and disorders. Those working in the field of child and youth psychology can use the Conners CBRS to assess a wide spectrum of behaviors, emotions, academic, and social problems in today’s youth.
The Conners CBRS includes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fourth Edition (DSM-IV-TR™), Symptom scales, Content scales, Other Clinical Indicators, Critical items, and Impairment items. The age range for this assessment is 6–18 for the parent and teacher forms, and 8–18 for the self-report forms.
The Conners CBRS offers:
- Direct and clear links to the DSM-IV-TR and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEA 2004)
- Straightforward administration, scoring and reports
- Excellent reliability and validity
The Conners CBRS is a comprehensive multi-informant tool that:
- Assists in the diagnostic process
- Identifies and qualifies students for inclusion or exclusion in special education/research studies
- Assists in the development of intervention treatment plans
- Monitors your patient’s response to intervention/treatment
- Evaluates the effectiveness of intervention/ treatment plans
- Emotional Distress
- Academic Difficulties
- Separation Fears
- Violence Potential
- Perfectionistic and Compulsive Behaviors
- Agressive Behaviors
- Social Problems
- Physical Symptoms
- Learning Problems
- Executive Functioning
- Peer Relations
- Family Relations
- ADHD Hyperactive/Impulsive
- ADHD Inattentive
- ADHD Combined
- Mixed Episode
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder
- Conduct Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Manic Episode
- Separation Anxiety Disorder
- Social Phobia
- Asperger's Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Autistic Disorder
Conners CBRS –Parent (Conners CBRS –P)
The Conners CBRS parent forms assess behaviors, emotions, academic, and social problems in children from the age of 6–18. The form is available in one comprehensive length and is recommended for initial evaluations and complete re-evaluations. When used in conjunction with teacher ratings, differences between home and school are highlighted.
Conners CBRS –Teacher (Conners CBRS –T)
The Conners CBRS teacher forms assess behaviors, emotions, academic, and social problems in children from 6–18 years old. This version provides comprehensive results, and is recommended for initial evaluations and complete re-evaluations. When used with the parent form, differences between home and school are highlighted.
Conners CBRS –Self-Report (Conners CBRS –SR )
The Conners CBRS self-report forms measure behaviors, emotions, and academic problems in children 8–18 years old. This version provides comprehensive results, and is recommended for initial evaluations and comprehensive re-evaluations.
Conners Clinical Index (Conners CI™)
The Conners CI is available as part of the Conners CBRS, and also can be purchased separately as a standalone form. The Conners CI forms are useful as a quick screening and pre-evaluation instrument to see if further evaluation is warranted in one of the following areas: Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Learning and Language Disorders, and ADHD. The Conners CI can also assist in planning and monitoring treatment/intervention.
Assessment Reports are comprehensive and present scores for each scale numerically and graphically. Scores are also reported in relation to the DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria and to special education eligibility categories as outlined in the IDEA 2004. In addition, the report includes a detailed description of each scale. Feedback Handouts are included in Assessment Reports, and these present results from the Conners CBRS parent, teacher and self-report forms. These handouts help the practitioner to summarize and describe the scores to parent, teachers and other relevant third parties in broad, non-threatening, and easy-to-understand terms. Feedback Handouts are ideal for parents and teachers as well as other relevant third parties.
Progress Reports compare the results of two to four administrations for the same individual to measure changes over time. These reports are ideal for monitoring treatment and intervention.
Comparative Reports compare the results of two to five administrations from different raters (e.g., mother, father, and a teacher) to establish the similarities and difference in reports of the youth’s functioning in different contexts.
Conners CBRS is available online only. Contact NZCER for further information.