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23. What are the psychometric/technical properties of ASQ:SE-2?

Validity, reliability, and utility studies were conducted on ASQ:SE-2 between 2009 and 2011 to accurately determine the psychometric properties of the screening instrument. Normative studies included 14,074 children, ages 1 month up to 72 months.  The results support the ability of ASQ:SE-2 to discriminate between children with social-emotional delays and those who appear to be developing typically in social-emotional areas.

Internal consistency, measured by Cronbach’s coefficient alpha, ranged from 71%–91%, indicating strong relationships between questionnaire total scores and individual items.

Test-retest reliability, measured as the agreement between two ASQ:SE questionnaires completed by parents at 1- to 3-week intervals, was 89%. These results suggest that ASQ:SE scores were stable across time intervals.

Concurrent validity, as reported in percentage agreement between ASQ:SE and concurrent measures, ranged from 71% to 90%, with an overall agreement of 84%.

Sensitivity, or the ability of the screening tool to identify those children with social-emotional disabilities, 78% at 2 months to 84% at 24 months, with 81% overall sensitivity.

Specificity, or the ability of the screening tool to correctly identify those children without social-emotional delays, ranged from 76% at 18 months to 98% at 60 months with 83% overall specificity.

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1. What is ASQ:SE-2?
2. What features are new to the ASQ:SE-2?
3. Are there additional intervals with the ASQ:SE-2 quesionnaire?
4. Is there a monitoring zone available in the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
5. Will I have to run separate reports for ASQ:SE and ASQ:SE-2 screenings?
6. Will I have to create a separate Family Access page for the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaire?
7. Is the Information Summary Sheet still the same for the ASQ:SE-2 as it is for ASQ:SE
8. Will I have to create separate packets for my ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
9. Will I have to create separate screening preferences for ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
10. Will I have to create separate documents for ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
11. Are the cutoff scores different for the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
12. What age range does ASQ:SE-2 cover?
13. How long does it take to administer the ASQ:SE-2?
14. My company just purchased ASQ:SE questionnaires and we do not want to purchase the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires. How long will I be able to use my ASQ:SE questionnaires before I have to switch over to ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
15. If I purchase ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires for my account and no longer want my staff to enter ASQ:SE questionnaires into ASQ Online, how can I prevent that so I make sure they are only entering ASQ:SE- 2 questionnaires?
16. Does the ASQ:SE-2 box of questionnaires come with a CD-ROM?
17. Can I add my logo to the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires?
18. Do I have to purchase all of the ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires, or can I only purchase the questionnaires that were updated?
19. Since I am an existing ASQ:SE user, do I need to purchase the ASQ:SE-2 User’s Guide with the questionnaires, or can I just purchase the updated questionnaires?
20. If I paid for a Train the Trainer session on ASQ-3 & ASQ:SE questionnaires, will my trainers receive updated information regarding the ASQ:SE-2 to put in their binders?
21. Can I use ASQ:SE and ASQ:SE-2 questionnaires at the same time?
22. Once ASQ:SE-2 publishes, will I still be able to enter my ASQ:SE keycode?
24. Will the parent handouts and social-emotional activities in ASQ:SE-2 User’s Guide be included inside ASQ Online after I enter my keycode?
25. Will ASQ Online provide a completed ASQ:SE-2 item response sheet that I can print for my paper records?