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What does SSRS stand for?

SSRS stands for Social Skills Rating System

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Similarly, Buhrow, Hartshorne, and Bradley-Johnson (1998) found that children in first to sixth grade who were visually impaired showed significantly lower levels of social assertion than did a normed sample, when social assertion was measured using ratings by the children's parents on the Social Skills Rating System (SSRS; Gresham & Elliott, 1990).
Eighty-two Head Start preschoolers were assessed with a peer rating measure of sociometric status, the Social Skills Rating System for Teachers (Gresham & Elliott, 1990), an Overt Aggression scale culled from items from the Aggressive Behavior subscale of the CBCL-TRF (Achenbach, 1997), and teacher ratings of relational aggression (Crick, Casas, & Mosher, 1997).
Consequently, comprehensive teacher rating measures, such as the Social Skills Rating System for Teachers, Preschool Level (SSRS-T; Gresham & Elliot, 1990) have generated much research and clinical interest because of their purported ability to assess multiple dimensions of children's social behavior and conduct problems in a cost efficient manner.
Lane and colleagues extended the work on elementary (in press) and secondary (2002) teachers' expectations by surveying teachers using a portion of the Social Skills Rating System (Gresham & Elliott, 1990) in addition to collecting additional demographic information on teacher characteristics.