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(RISE Assessment) Risk Inventory and Strengths Evaluation

The RISE is an all-new rating scale that provides a comprehensive understanding of both high-risk behaviors and psychological strengths across home, school, and community settings. 

Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
9 to 25 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Western Psychological Services
Administration: 
Self, Parent, and Teacher responses
Timing: 
15 to 20 minutes
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Piers-Harris Self-Concept Scale, Third Edition (Piers-Harris 3)

The Piers-Harris 3 quickly measures self-concept in children, adolescents, and young adults, and identifies individuals who need further testing or treatment. While retaining core features of the widely used Piers-Harris 2, this revised edition has been upgraded with a broader age range and updated item content enhanced with improved readability and clarity. Items reflecting bullying, social isolation, and body image have been added to better assess social acceptance and physical self-concept. Other new features of the Piers-Harris 3 include:

Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
6 to 22 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Western Psychological Services
Administration: 
Paper
Timing: 
1- to 15 mins
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SPECTRA™ Indices of Psychopathology

The SPECTRA provides a quick hierarchical assessment of adult psychopathology. It can be used to evaluate individuals in a variety of clinical settings, such as inpatient and outpatient clinics, hospitals, schools, and forensic settings.

Test Abbreviation: 
SPECTRA
Registration Level: 
C
Age: 
18+
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR)
Administration: 
Paper
Timing: 
15-20 minutes
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Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children™ Screening Form (TSCC-SF)

The TSCC Screening Form allows you to quickly screen for posttraumatic stress and related psychological symptomatology in children ages 8-17 years who have experienced traumatic events, such as physical or sexual abuse, major loss, or natural disasters, or who have been a witness to violence. 

The Introductory Kit includes the TSCC /TSCYC Screening Form Technical Paper and 25 Screening Form Hand-Scorable Answer Sheets

Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
Ages 8-17
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
PAR
Administration: 
Paper
Timing: 
5 mins
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State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2 Child and Adolescent (STAXI-2 C/A)

The STAXI-2 C/A is a 35-item self-report measure based on the adult version of the instrument, the STAXI-2. Like its parent version, the STAXI-2 C/A assesses both state and trait anger along with anger expression and control, allowing you to examine important dimensions that facilitate the evaluation of children with specific problem behaviors.

Registration Level: 
C
Age: 
9 years to 18 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Psychological Assessment Resources (PAR)
Administration: 
Paper; Individual
Timing: 
10 minutes
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Personality Assessment Screener (PAS)

The PAS quickly screens for major domains covered in the Personality Assessment Inventory™ (PAI®) and is designed for use as a triage instrument in health care and mental health settings. This 22-item test can help you determine the need for follow-up with a full evaluation of psychopathology, focus initial client interviews on specific problem areas, and target certain clinical areas for follow-up testing.

Test Abbreviation: 
PAS
Registration Level: 
C
Age: 
18 to 89 years
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
PAR
Administration: 
Self-Report; Individual or Group
Timing: 
10 mins admin; 10 mins score
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Goal-Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills (GOAL)

The Goal-Oriented Assessment of Lifeskills (GOAL) is an innovative new evaluation of functional motor abilities needed for daily living. Designed for children 7 to 17, the GOAL consists of seven Activities, fun and motivating tasks based on real occupations of a child’s daily life. Each Activity is linked to Intervention Targets that help you turn assessment results into a specific, goal-oriented treatment plan.

Test Abbreviation: 
GOAL
Registration Level: 
C
Age: 
7 to 17
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Western Psychological Services
Timing: 
45-60 minutes
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Social Responsiveness Scale - Second Edition (SRS-2)

The second edition of this highly regarded autism assessment offers the convenience of a screener and the power of a diagnostic tool. Completed in just 15 to 20 minutes, the SRS-2 identifies social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and quantifies its severity. It’s sensitive enough to detect even subtle symptoms, yet specific enough to differentiate clinical groups, both within the autism spectrum and between ASD and other disorders. With an expanded age range, the SRS-2 can be used to monitor symptoms throughout the life span.

Test Abbreviation: 
SRS-2
Registration Level: 
B
Age: 
2.5 to adulthood
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Western Psychological Services
Timing: 
15-20 minutes
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Psychopathic Personality Inventory™–Revised (PPI-R)

The PPI-R is a 154-item self-report measure of both global psychopathy and the component traits of psychopathy.

  • Can detect response styles such as positive or negative impression management and random or careless responding.

  • Rather than focusing exclusively on antisocial or criminal behaviors, the PPI-R measures the continuum of psychopathic personality traits.

Registration Level: 
C
Age: 
18-86
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.
Administration: 
Individual or group
Timing: 
15-25 mins to administer; 20 mins to score
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Woodcock Johnson IV (WJ-IV)

A trusted, ground-breaking leader in individually administered assessments, the new Woodcock Johnson Fourth Edition (WJ IV) - Australasian Adaptation is now available. The WJ IV comprehensive system offers the ease of use and flexibility examiners need to accurately evaluate learning problems and improve instructional outcomes for children and adults in a way that no other assessment can.

Age: 
2+
Country of origin: 
USA
Publisher: 
PAA
Timing: 
Varies
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