Are the children in your program at risk for social or emotional difficulties?
Identify behaviors of concern with the #1 social-emotional screener for young children
Early identification of social-emotional problems is crucial, as more and more children are experiencing poverty and other risk factors for depression, anxiety, and antisocial behavior. With Ages & Stages Questionnaires®: Social-Emotional, Second Edition (ASQ:SE-2™), a highly reliable, parent-completed tool with a deep, exclusive focus on children’s social and emotional development, you can quickly pinpoint behaviors of concern and identify any need for further assessment or ongoing monitoring.
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Choose the right ASQ:SE-2 questionnaire for the child’s age and give it to the parent—in person, by mail, or online through ASQ Family Access.
Have the parent or primary caregiver complete the questionnaire. (Before the first screening, explain the purpose of screening; use the sample letter in the ASQ:SE-2 User’s Guide as a guide.)
Score the questionnaire. Scoring takes just 2–3 minutes—less with ASQ Online‘s automated scoring.
Share the results with families. Make referral recommendations as needed.
For greatest convenience, manage your screening program with ASQ Online, which enables you to easily manage all of your ASQ data, run reports in seconds, import/export data, track referrals, and more.
Screen children at regular intervals to monitor their progress so they can get the social-emotional support they need for success!
At a glance
What is it?
Parent-completed questionnaires that reliably identify young children at risk for social or emotional difficulties.
Which social-emotional areas does it screen?
Self-regulation, compliance, communication, adaptive behaviors, autonomy, affect, and interaction with people.
What age range does it cover?
How many questionnaires are there?
9 age-appropriate questionnaires for use at 2, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 48, and 60 months of age.
How many items are there?
About 30 items per questionnaire.
How long does it take?
Each questionnaire takes 10–15 minutes for parents to complete and just 2–3 minutes for professionals to score.
Is it valid and reliable?
Yes. ASQ:SE-2 has been investigated with 14,074 diverse children across the age intervals and their families. Test-retest reliability is 89%; internal consistency is 84%; and validity is 83%.