Measurement of two social competence aspects in middle childhood.

  title={Measurement of two social competence aspects in middle childhood.},
  author={A M Rydell and Berit Hagekull and Gunilla Bohlin},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={33 5},
The psychometric properties of a rating measure for parents and teachers for social competence, conceptualized as social skills and behaviors, were studied. The rating measure was constructed from factor analyses on 4 samples of school-age children. Factor analyses identified 2 moderately correlated competence aspects, valid for both sexes and for children from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. The first factor, Prosocial Orientation, captured a style promoting positive social interactions… CONTINUE READING

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