Purpose: To contribute to the early identification and service delivery for students with serious emotional disturbance or behavior disorders.
Population: Standardized on a total of 5, 124 behaviorally disordered and regular education students ages 4-19 years old. Students from 29 states, represented all geographic regions of the United States, and closely approximated the 2000 demographic characteristics of the United States.
Time: The BES-3 can be completed in about 20 minutes and includes 76 items easily observed and documented by educational personnel.
Factor Clusters/Subscales: Learning Problems, Interpersonal Difficulties, Inappropriate Behavior, Unhappiness/Depression, and Physical Symptoms/Fears.
Authors: Stephen B. McCarney & Tamara J. Arthaud
Publisher: Hawthorne Educational Services, Inc.