In a recent study comparing the FBA Profiler with the BASC-2, 96% of professionals who had used both instruments and expressed a preference preferred the information provided by the FBA Profiler.

How does the FBA Profiler compare with other popular behavior rating scales?

Compare Prices:

(cost of forms, manual, scoring program)

# of ratings/year
FBA Profiler*
BASC-2*
BDIS-2*
CBCL-R*
50 or less
$89
$600
$364
$339
100
$89
$740
$484
$440
200
$89
$1020
$700
$540
*FBA Profiler site license is only $399/year & includes unlimited forms

Compare Features:

Features
FBA Profiler
BASC-2
BDIS-2
CBCL-R
Identifies Target Behaviors
yes
yes
yes
yes
Identifies Functions of Behavior
yes
no
no
no
Mental Health Screening
yes extensive
yes limited
no
yes limited
Computer Scoring
Mac and Windows
Mac and Windows
Windows
Windows
Offers functional interventions
yes
no
no
no
Age Range
3-adult
2.5-18
5-18
1.5-adult

Plus, the FBA Profiler:

  • provides unlimited access to forms and software during registration period
  • provides a non-biased, culture fair screening/assessment
  • provides rating forms in both English and Spanish
  • is easily completed by parents, teachers, and students
  • allows direct comparison of multiple ratings
  • has strong reliability and validity data
  • is easily understood by parents and teachers
 Go here to see a sample professional FBA Profiler report

*BASC-2=Behavior Assessment System for Children - Second Edition

BDIS-2=Behavior Disorders Identification Scale - Second Edition

CBCL-R=Achenbach Child Behavior Checklist - Revised

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