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Maria João Seabra-Santos ;Paidéia 2014, 24 58

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Paidéia ISSN: 0103-863X paideia@usp.br Universidade de São Paulo Brasil Major, Sofia; Seabra-Santos, Maria João Factor Validation of the Portuguese Version of the Social Skills Scale of the Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales Paidéia, vol.
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145-153 Universidade de São Paulo Ribeirão Preto, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=305431903002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Paidéia may-aug.
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doi: 10.1590-1982-43272458201402 Article Factor Validation of the Portuguese Version of the Social Skills Scale of the Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales1 Sofia Major2 Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Maria João Seabra-Santos Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Abstract: The assessment of preschoolers’ social skills represents a topic of growing importance in research recently developed in the field.
The purpose of this article is to present confirmatory factor analyses studies for the Social Skills scale of the Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Scales – Second Edition (PKBS-2), a behavior rating scale that evaluates social skills and problem behaviors, adapted and validated for Portuguese preschool children.
The 34 items of the Social Skills scale, distributed on three subscales (Social Cooperation-Adjustment, Social Interaction-Empathy and Social Independence- Assertiveness), were grouped into item-parcels.
Model adjustment was analyzed for the total sample (N = 2000) and the analyses were replicated for the subsamples collected in the home (n = 1000) and school settings (n = 1000).
The factor structure was very stable for the three samples, with high internal consistency levels and correlat...





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