Assessment / Checklist

Below is a checklist adapted from Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (Copyright, Robert Goodman). For each item, please mark the box for Yes, or No. Please give your answers on the basis of the child's behavior over the last six months or this school year. If you have 2 or more answers in "Yes" in any of the symptoms scale, please consult the Counsellors.

1. Emotional Symptoms Scale

  1. Often complains of headaches, stomach-aches or sickness
  2. Many worries, often seems worried
  3. Often unhappy, down-hearted or tearful
  4. Nervous or clingy in new situations, easily loses confidence
  5. Many fears, easily scared

2. Conduct Problems Scale A

  1. Often has temper tantrums or hot tempers
  2. Not obedient, usually does not do what adults request
  3. Often fights with other children or bullies them
  4. Often lies or cheats
  5. Steals from home, school or elsewhere

3. Hyperactivity Scale B

  1. Restless, overactive, cannot stay still for long
  2. Constantly fidgeting or squirming
  3. Easily distracted, concentration wanders
  4. Does not thinks things out before acting
  5. Does not see tasks through to the end, good attention span

4. Peer Problems Scale A

  1. Rather solitary, tends to play alone
  2. Does not has at least one good friend
  3. Picked on or bullied by other children
  4. Gets on better with adults than with other children

5. Prosocial B

  1. Not considerate of other people's feelings
  2. Does not share readily with other children (treats, toys, pencils etc.)
  3. Not helpful if someone is hurt, upset or feeling ill
  4. Unkind to younger children
  5. Does not volunteer to help others (parents, teachers, other children)