Measure social competence, psychology

12 ways to measure social competence?

First, the measurement of social competence should be at different time points in the life course and should including:

  • Peer acceptance

  • Popularity

  • The quality of close friendships

  • The representation of self-description

  • Communication skills

  • Daily living skills

  • Social skills

  • Persuasion skills

  • Motor skills

  • Physical appearance

  • Behavioural conduct

  • Cognitive dimension

The cognitive dimension of self-representations in the context of peer relationships reflects individuals’ perceptions of their specific social competencies (e.g., “I am not very good at getting other kids to let me join in their games.”).