Developmental and Social–Emotional Screening of Young Children (0–6 years of age) in Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Human Services Minnesota Department of Education Minnesota Department of Health

Minneapolis Preschool Screening Instrument-Revised (MPSI-R)

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Developmental Screening Instrument Profile
General Information
Type of Instrument Observational
Date of Publication 2005
Age Span 3 to 6 years
Available Languages English, Spanish, Somali and Hmong
Reliability Internal consistency = .90 -.91
Validity Concurrent = .51 - .76
Sensitivity 71-83%
Specificity 89-93%
Administration Information
Time to administer 12-15 minutes
Time to score 2-5 minutes
Minimum reading level N/A
Minimum scoring skills Paraprofessional
Ordering Information
Name of Test Minneapolis Preschool Screening Instrument-Revised (MPSI-R)
Instrument Summary MPSI-R Summary (PDF: 33KB/2 pages)
Publisher’s Address Minneapolis Public Schools, 807 NE Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Publisher’s Phone 1-612-668-2140
Publisher’s Fax 1-612-668-2146
Publisher’s Email

Cost Yes, contact publisher
Educational/Training Resources
Manual available Yes. Screeners must undergo training by MPS.
Video available No
Training Method

Training is set up on an individual basis: call 612-668-2140.

Additional References None available.