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Protocol - General Self-Efficacy - Child

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Description:

The Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C) includes three 8-item scales that measure academic, social, and emotional self-efficacy. The academic self-efficacy scale includes questions about the person’s perception of achieving academic goals. The social self-efficacy scale addresses social challenges, and the emotional self-efficacy scale includes questions about coping with unpleasant problems or events.

Specific Instructions:

None

Protocol:

Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C)

Circle the answer that best shows how well you can do each of the following things.

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Not at all

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5

Very well

1.

How well can you get teachers to help you when you get stuck on schoolwork?

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2

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4

5

2.

How well can you express your opinions when other classmates disagree with you?

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5

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How well do you succeed in cheering yourself up when an unpleasant event has happened?

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5

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How well can you study when there are other interesting things to do?

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5

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How well do you succeed in becoming calm again when you are very scared?

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5

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How well can you become friends with other children?

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How well can you study a chapter for a test?

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5

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How well can you have a chat with an unfamiliar person?

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5

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How well can you prevent becoming nervous?

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5

10.

How well do you succeed in finishing all your homework every day?

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4

5

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How well can you work in harmony with your classmates?

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5

12.

How well can you control your feelings?

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5

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How well can you pay attention during every class?

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5

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How well can you tell other children that they are doing something that you dont like?

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5

15.

How well can you give yourself a pep talk when you feel low?

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5

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How well do you succeed in understanding all subjects in school?

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5

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How well can you tell a funny event to a group of children?

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5

18.

How well can you tell a friend that you dont feel well?

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5

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How well do you succeed in satisfying your parents with your schoolwork?

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5

20.

How well do you succeed in staying friends with other children?

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5

21.

How well do you succeed in suppressing unpleasant thoughts?

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5

22.

How well do you succeed in passing a test?

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5

23.

How well do you succeed in preventing quarrels with other children?

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5

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How well do you succeed in not worrying about things that might happen?

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5

Scoring:

A total self-efficacy score can be obtained by summing across all items.

Items 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19, and 22 = Academic self-efficacy

Items 2, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17, 20, and 23 = Social self-efficacy

Items 3, 5, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, and 24 = Emotional self-efficacy

Note: Three items of this questionnaire were taken from Bandura et al. (1999).

Protocol Name from Source:

The Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C)

Availability:

Publicly available

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Life Stage:

Adolescent

Participants:

Ages 14-18 years

Selection Rationale

Reliability of the scale was good, with a Cronbach’s alpha (statistics used to measure reliability) of 0.90.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Child Self-Efficacy Assessment Scale 3162915 CDE Browser
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Gen self-efficacy - child proto 62927-9 LOINC
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

Expert Review Panel 4 (ERP 4) reviewed the measures in the Neurology, Psychiatric, and Psychosocial domains.

Guidance from ERP 4 included the following:

· No changes

Source

Bandura, A., Pastorelli, C., Barbaranelli, C., & Caprara, G. V. (1999). Self-efficacy pathways to childhood depression. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 258-269.

Muris, P. (2001). A brief questionnaire for measuring self-efficacy in youths. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 23, 145-149.

General References

Bandura, A., Pastorelli, C., Barbaranelli, C., & Caprara, G. V. (1999). Self-efficacy pathways to childhood depression. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 258-269.

Muris, P. (2002). Relationships between self-efficacy and symptoms of anxiety disorders and depression in a normal adolescent sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 32, 337-348.

Protocol ID:

180602

Variables:
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
PX180602_Become_Calm_Again_When_Scared
PX180602050000 How well do you succeed in becoming calm more
again when you are very scared? show less
N/A
PX180602_Become_Friends_With_Other_Children
PX180602060000 How well can you become friends with other more
children? show less
N/A
PX180602_Can_Get_Teachers_To_Help
PX180602010000 How well can you get teachers to help you more
when you get stuck on schoolwork? show less
Variable Mapping
PX180602_Chat_With_Unfamiliar_Person
PX180602080000 How well can you have a chat with an more
unfamiliar person? show less
N/A
PX180602_Cheering_Self_Up
PX180602030000 How well do you succeed in cheering yourself more
up when an unpleasant event has happened? show less
N/A
PX180602_Control_Your_Feelings
PX180602120000 How well can you control your feelings? N/A
PX180602_Express_Opinions
PX180602020000 How well can you express your opinions when more
other classmates disagree with you? show less
N/A
PX180602_Finish_All_Homework_Every_Day
PX180602100000 How well do you succeed in finishing all more
your homework every day? show less
N/A
PX180602_Give_Self_Pep_Talk
PX180602150000 How well can you give yourself a pep talk more
when you feel low? show less
N/A
PX180602_Harmony_With_Your_Classmates
PX180602110000 How well can you work in harmony with your more
classmates? show less
N/A
PX180602_How_Well_Can_Study
PX180602040000 How well can you study when there are other more
interesting things to do? show less
N/A
PX180602_Pass_Test
PX180602220000 How well do you succeed in passing a test? N/A
PX180602_Pay_Attention_During_Every_Class
PX180602130000 How well can you pay attention during every class? N/A
PX180602_Prevent_Becoming_Nervous
PX180602090000 How well can you prevent becoming nervous? N/A
PX180602_Prevent_Quarrels_With_Other_Children
PX180602230000 How well do you succeed in preventing more
quarrels with other children? show less
N/A
PX180602_Satisfy_Parents_With_Schoolwork
PX180602190000 How well do you succeed in satisfying your more
parents with your schoolwork? show less
N/A
PX180602_Stay_Friends
PX180602200000 How well do you succeed in staying friends more
with other children? show less
N/A
PX180602_Study_A_Chapter_For_Test
PX180602070000 How well can you study a chapter for a test? N/A
PX180602_Suppress_Unpleasant_Thoughts
PX180602210000 How well do you succeed in suppressing more
unpleasant thoughts? show less
N/A
PX180602_Tell_A_Funny_Event
PX180602170000 How well can you tell a funny event to a more
group of children? show less
N/A
PX180602_Tell_Friend_Dont_Feel_Well
PX180602180000 How well can you tell a friend that you more
don't feel well? show less
N/A
PX180602_Tell_Other_Children
PX180602140000 How well can you tell other children that more
they are doing something that you don't like? show less
N/A
PX180602_Understand_All_Subjects_In_School
PX180602160000 How well do you succeed in understanding all more
subjects in school? show less
N/A
PX180602_Worry_Things_Might_Happen
PX180602240000 How well do you succeed in not worrying more
about things that might happen? show less
N/A
Psychosocial
Measure Name:

General Self-Efficacy

Release Date:

December 13, 2010

Definition

This is a measure of an individual’s belief about whether problems or barriers can be confronted and addressed with a successful outcome.

Purpose

The scale generated by this assessment can be used to determine how the respondent copes with daily hassles and adapts to stressful life events. Self-efficacy is indicative of subsequent behavior and can be used for clinical practice and psychological research.

Keywords

Psychosocial, self-efficacy