The Problems Are Those Behaviors

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Externalizing Problems are those behaviors, which are typically “under control” by the child and are often seen as uncommon to both peers and adults within the school or home environment. This composite was measured in the parent rating and teacher rating form. Madison’s mother reported that Madison does not act aggressively with her peers or demonstrate any rule-breaking behaviors at home (Aggression, T-45: Conduct Problems, T=50). However, her responses to items on the Hyperactivity scale indicate Madison displays At Risk levels of hyperactivity at home (Hyperactivity, T=66). Mrs. Crilley reported that Madison “often’ talks over others, and interrupts overs when they are speaking. Furthermore, she endorsed that Madison “sometimes” acts without thinking and acts out of control. Also, she “sometimes” is unable to wait turns, and shows poor self-control. On Madison’s self report, she did not rate herself as having elevated levels of Hyperactivity (Hyperactivity, SRP=35; average). In school, Madison exhibits typical classroom behavior and self-control (Hyperactivity, TRS= 45). She does not act aggressively or demonstrate any rule breaking behaviors (TRS: Aggression: T= 43; Conduct Problem: T= 43). Overall, Madison’s behavior in school is within the average range and similar to peers her age. Internalizing Problem Composite The BASC-3 Internalizing Problems Composite includes behaviors that may indicate depression, anxiety or difficulties that are not marked with an
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