Adolescent Peer Relations Instrument

Since you have been at this school THIS YEAR how often HAVE YOU done any of the following things to a STUDENT (or students) at this school. CIRCLE THE NUMBER THAT IS CLOSEST TO YOUR ANSWER.
In the past year at this school I…
1. Teased them by saying things to them
2. Pushed or shoved a student
3. Made rude remarks at a student
4. Got my friends to turn against a student
5. Made jokes about a student
6. Crashed into a student on purpose as they walked by
7. Picked on a student by swearing at them
8. Told my friends things about a student to get them into trouble
9. Got into a physical fight with a student because I didn’t like them
10. Said things about their looks they didn’t like
11. Got other students to start a rumor about a student
12. I slapped or punched a student
13. Got other students to ignore a student
14. Made fun of a student by calling them names
15. Threw something at a student to hit them
16. Threatened to physically hurt or harm a student
17. Left them out of activities or games on purpose
18. Kept a student away from me by giving them mean looks
Please indicate how often a student (or students) at this school has done the following things TO YOU since you have been at this school this year. CIRCLE THE NUMBER THAT IS CLOSEST TO YOUR ANSWER.
In the past year at this school …
1. I was teased by students saying things to me
2. I was pushed or shoved
3. A student wouldn’t be friends with me because other people didn’t like me
4. A student made rude remarks at me
5. I was hit or kicked hard
6. A student ignored me when they were with their friends
7. Jokes were made up about me
8. Students crashed into me on purpose as they walked by
9. A student got their friends to turn against me
10. My property was damaged on purpose
11. Things were said about my looks I didn’t like
12. I wasn’t invited to a student’s place because other people didn’t like me
13. I was ridiculed by students saying things to me
14. A student got students to start a rumor about me
15. Something was thrown at me to hit me
16. I was threatened to be physically hurt or harmed
17. I was left out of activities‚ games on purpose
18. I was called names I didn’t like‚ NO
This instrument can be found on pages 44-45 of Measuring Bullying Victimization‚ Perpetration‚ and Bystander Experiences:A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at:
3=Once or twice a month
4=Once a week
5=Several times a week
Section A
Verbal bullying: Items 1‚ 3‚ 5‚ 7‚ 10‚ and 14
Social bullying: Items 4‚ 8‚ 11‚ 13‚ 17‚ and 18
Physical bullying: Items 2‚ 6‚ 9‚ 12‚ 15‚ and 16
Section B
Verbal victimization: Items 1‚ 4‚ 7‚ 11‚ 13‚ and 18
Social victimization: Items 3‚ 6‚ 9‚ 12‚ 14‚ and 17
Physical victimization: Items 2‚ 5‚ 8‚ 10‚ 15‚ and 16
No = 0

Parada‚ R. H. (2000). Adolescent Peer Relations Instrument: A theoretical and empirical basis for the measurement of participant roles in bullying and victimization of adolescence: An interim test manual and a research monograph: A test manual. Penrith South‚ DC‚ Australia: Publication Unit‚ Self-concept Enhancement and Learning Facilitation (SELF) Research Centre‚ University of Western Sydney.

Developer’s Contact Information
Roberto Parada‚ PhD
Centre for Educational Research
University of Western Sydney
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Penrith NSW 2751‚ Australia
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