How does the FBA Profiler compare technically with other behavior rating scales?

A validation study was recently conducted comparing the results of the FBA Profiler with those of the BASC-2. 59 school districts across 28 states provided a total of 658 records comparing FBA Profiler and BASC-2 internalizing and externalizing t-scores. This data determined a correlation of approximately .90 between the two instruments. On the data entry form respondents were asked to provide their professional opinion regarding the utility of the information provide by the two instruments for each particular subject:

  • 315 (48%) preferred the data provided by the FBA Profiler
  • 329 (50%) noted no preference
  • 14 (2%) preferred the data provided by the BASC-2

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