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Assessment Tools: SIB-R Scales of Independent Behavior - revised

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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SIB-R Scales of Independent Behavior - revised

Author: Robert K. Bruininks, Richard W. Woodcock, Richard F. Weatherman, and Bradley K. Hill.

Summary: The Scales of Independent Behavior-Revised (SIB-R) is a comprehensive, norm-referenced assessment of adaptive and maladaptive behavior.
Library Record:  Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library Reserves (WE 103 S564s 1996 ATOOLS)

Population: Infancy to 80 + years
Completion time: 45-60 minutes for Full Scale; 15-20 minutes for Short Form or Early Development Form.



  • 1 comprehensive manual (xix, 287 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 interview book (vi, 172 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 full scale response booklet (26 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 short form response booklet (8 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 individual plan recommendation for short form (2 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 early development form response booklet (8 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • 1 individual plan recommendations for early development form (2 p. ; 28 cm.)
  • in container, 29 x 24 x 9 cm.

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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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