Parent Behavior Checklist

The Parent Behavior Checklist (PBC) is a self-reporting instrument designed for parents with children 1-4 years years old. The instrument, which only takes 10-20 minutes to complete, provides expectations, nurturing, and discipline subscales.

Ages
1-4 years
Languages
English
Domains
Subtopics

Expectations; discipline; nurturing

Length
10 minutes
Open Access
Yes
Administration
Self-report
Scoring
Manual scoring
Resources on Psychometric Properties

Fox, Robert. 1994. Parent Behavior Checklist. Brandon, VT: ProEd. https://epublications.marquette.edu/marq_fac-book/91.

Instrument Use in Peer-Reviewed Studies

Tucker, Mary A., and Robert A. Fox. 1995. “Assessment of Families with Mildly Handicapped and Nonhandicapped Preschoolers.” Journal of School Psychology 33 (1): 29–37.

Cardona, Pablo G., Bonnie C. Nicholson, and Robert A. Fox. 2000. “Parenting among Hispanic and Anglo-American Mothers with Young Children.” Journal of Social Psychology 140 (3): 357–65.

Bayer, Jordana K., Harriet Hiscock, Obioha C. Ukoumunne, Anna Price, and Melissa Wake. 2008. “Early Childhood Aetiology of Mental Health Problems: A Longitudinal Population-Based Study.” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 49 (11): 1166–74. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2008.01943.x.