ASEBA is a comprehensive evidence-based assessment system
developed through decades of research and practical experience.
The ASEBA assesses competencies, adaptive functioning, and
behavioral, emotional, and social problems from age 1½
to over 90 years
instruments clearly document clients functioning in
terms of both quantitative scores and individualized descriptions
in respondents own words. Descriptions include what
concerns respondents most about the clients, the best things
about clients, and details of competencies and problems
that are not captured by quantitative scores alone.
individualized descriptive data, plus competence, adaptive,
and problem scores, facilitate comprehensive, in-depth assessment.
Numerous studies demonstrate significant associations between
ASEBA scores and both diagnostic and special-education classifications
(for references, see the Bibliography
of Published Studies using the ASEBA).