Evaluating the Technical Adequacy of the Behavior Screening Checklist (PO434)

  • PMD: 1,6
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 4: Assessment and Intervention in an RTI Framework
  • Live Chat:
    Tuesday, February 23, 2021
    6:15 PM–7:15 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. identify the weaknesses and strengths of current universal screening techniques for behavior.
  2. translate findings into research-based standards for effective practice.
  3. enhance participants’ knowledge about a freely accessible measure, the BSC.


The Behavior Screening Checklist (BSC) is a universal screening measure that was developed for use in a large diverse urban school district. The present study includes a comprehensive evaluation of the BSC to include: test–retest reliability estimates, estimates of internal consistency using coefficient omega, examination of the factor structure of the measure using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), and subsequent bias evaluation analyses.



Faith Miller, University of Minnesota
Alexandria C. Muldrew, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Greta Kos, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Mahasweta Bose, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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