The Piers-Harris 3 quickly measures self-concept in children, adolescents, and young adults, and identifies individuals who need further testing or treatment. While retaining core features of the widely used Piers-Harris 2, this revised edition has been upgraded with a broader age range and updated item content enhanced with improved readability and clarity. Items reflecting bullying, social isolation, and body image have been added to better assess social acceptance and physical self-concept.
Based on the individual’s own perceptions rather than the observations of parents or teachers, the test assesses self-concept and comprises 58 items and six domains:
Other new features of the Piers-Harris 3 include:
The Piers-Harris 3 AutoScore Form (pkg 25) is completed by the client (is a self-report form).