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Assessment Tools: CAB, clinical assessment of behavior professional manual

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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CAB, clinical assessment of behavior professional manual

Author: Bruce A. Bracken & Lori K Keith

Summary: The CAB was designed as a comprehensive assessment tool for the objective evaluation of children and adolescents between ages 2 and 18 years. With a balance of adaptive and clinical scales and clusters, the CAB provides a valuable and unique measurement of a child's or an adolescent's adjustment and psychosocial strengths and weaknesses. It has multiple applications, with broad uses in clinical, educational, and research settings.
Format: ix, 319 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (12 cm.)

Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WS 105.5 E8 B797c 2004 ATOOLS)

Population: 2 to 18 years (parent ratings), 5 to 18 years (Teacher ratings - individual or group administration).


Accompanied by 3 rating forms: Parent rating form (CAB-P), Parent extended rating form (CAB-PX), Teacher rating form (CAB-T) (28 cm.); Accompanying CD-ROM has title: CAB, clinical assessment of behavior scoring program (CAB-SP); Assessment Tools Outcomes Measures Instruments

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Determine Validity and Reliability    

To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the search string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("cognitive performance test") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the validity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)


(("cognitive performance test”) OR (IN cognitive performance test)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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