Conners-3
Keith C. Conners, Ph.D





Description
The Conners-3 is the result of four years of extensive product research and development. School psychologists, clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, child protection agencies, and mental health workers can count on the Conners-3 to be a reliable and dependable tool capable of supporting them in the diagnostic and identification process.



Based on the solid findings and key elements of its predecessor, the Conners’ Rating Scales–Revised (CRS–R™), the Conners-3 offers a thorough assessment of ADHD. The Conners-3 now addresses comorbid disorders such as Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Conduct Disorder. Each parent, teacher, and self-report form is available in full-length and short versions.



Professionals will benefit from the following enhancements:
A large representative normative sample based on the 2000 U.S. census data
A refined focus on ADHD in school-age children with a new age range (6–18 for parent and teacher forms, and 8–18 for self-report forms)
Strengthened Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Fifth Edition (DSM-5™)* connections

Clear applications in education settings that help identify children with behavioral difficulties
Step-by-step guidance on how to use the tool in intervention planning and monitoring Spanish versions of the parent and self-report forms
*DSM-IV-TR Scoring still available for online and software options.



How to Use the Assessment

The Conners 3 forms include multiple components that are available in paper-and-pencil or computerized format. The rating scales are available for parent (Conners-3–P), teacher (Conners-3–T) and self-report (Conners-3–SR). As well, the Conners-3 is available in short version. In addition, the Conners 3 also includes two auxiliary scales: the Conners 3 ADHD Index (Conners 3AI™) and the Conners-3 Global Index (Conners-3GI™). Assessment Reports, Progress Reports, and Comparative Reports are also available to help gather and record information, summarize results and facilitate discussion.



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Note: The Conners-3 Scoring Software is compatible with Windows Operating Systems only.



Conners 3 DSM-5 Scoring Update

The Conners 3rd Edition™ (Conners-3™) has been updated to provide a new scoring option for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition™ (DSM-5™) Symptom Scales.



The Conners-3 now has the following two scoring options for the MHS Online Assessment Center and the MHS Scoring Software:
DSM-IV-TR™: DSM Symptom Scales are scored based on diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR).



DSM-5: DSM Symptom Scales are scored based on diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5).
Scoring Software users can download the software by clicking on “Check for Updates” under the Help menu within the Scoring Software. The MHS Online Assessment Center system will be updated automatically. After the updates have been installed, users will have the option to choose to score with the DSM-IV-TR or DSM-5 criteria.



Scales & Forms 
General Psychopathology
Inattention
Hyperactivity/Impulsivity
Learning Problems
Executive Functioning
Defiance/Aggression
Peer Relations
Family Relations
ADHD Inattentive
ADHD Hyperactive-Impulsive
ADHD Combined
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Conduct Disorder
*DSM-IV-TR Scoring still available for online and software options.


The Conners 3rd Edition–Parent (Conners-3–P) 
The Conners-3–P assesses behaviors and other concerns in children from the age of 6–18. Both full-length and short [Conners-3–P (S)] versions are available. The full-length version provides more comprehensive results, and is recommended for both initial evaluations and comprehensive re-evaluations. The short version provides evaluation of the key areas of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity, learning problems, executive functioning, aggression, and peer relations, making it an ideal measurement when time is limited or for follow-up testing/treatment monitoring. When used in conjunction with teacher ratings, differences between home and school are highlighted.



The Conners 3rd Edition–Teacher(Conners-3–T) 
The Conners-3–T assesses behaviors and other concerns in children from the age of 6–18 years old. Both full-length and short versions are available. The full-length version provides more comprehensive results, and is recommended for both initial evaluations and re-evaluations. The short version provides evaluation of the key areas of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity, learning problems/executive functioning, aggression, and peer relations, making it an ideal measurement when time is limited or for follow-up testing. When used with the parent form, differences between home and school are highlighted.



The Conners 3rd Edition–Self-Report (Conners-3–SR) 
The Conners-3–SR measures behaviors and other concerns in children 8–18 years old. Both full-length and short versions are available. The fulllength version provides more comprehensive results, and is recommended for initial evaluations and comprehensive re-evaluations. The short version provides evaluation of the key areas of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity, learning problems, aggression, and family relations, making it an ideal measure when time is limited or for follow-up testing. 



Conners-3 Global Index (Conners 3GI™)
Conners-3 Global Index (Conners 3GI™) The Conners-3GI is a fast and effective measure of general psychopathology and a helpful tool in monitoring treatment and intervention. The Conners-3GI is included in the full-length Conners-3 (for parent and teacher forms) or can be purchased separately.



Conners-3 ADHD Index (Conners 3AI™)
Conners-3 ADHD Index (Conners 3AI™) The Conners-3 offers a 10-item ADHD index (Conners-3AI). The brief index works well when screening a large group of children and adolescents to see if further assessment of ADHD is warranted. Additionally, this form can be used to monitor the effectiveness of treatment plans and measure the child’s response to intervention. This form is available in parent, teacher, and self-report versions. The Conners-3AI is included in the full-length Conners-3 or can be purchased separately.




Caracteristics

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20 minutes

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6-18 years old

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Attention deficit with or without Hyperactivity

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Individual