Socio-Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes Assessment Tool - Revised (SSKAAT-R)
Country of origin:
Griffiths & Lunsky
The SSKAAT-R was designed to assist educators and clinicians working with persons with developmental disabilities. It evaluates information persons with developmental disabilities have about their bodies, socio-sexual intimacy, relationships and issues of abuse.
The SSKAAT-R was developed to:
Determine the knowledge and attitudes of people with developmental disabilities with regard to socio-sexual information
Serve as a baseline and an educational aid when development person-centred socio-sexual curricula
Provide a means of evaluating socio-sexual training effectiveness
Aid in evaluation research
Serve as one respect of a comprehensive assessment for individuals who may be experiencing socio-sexual challenges.
It is important to note that SSKAAT-R is not designed to be predictive or diagnostic when used as an isolated tool. It assists clinicians in uncovering information to be used in conjunction with other clinical interview and assessment strategies.