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16PF® 5th Edition

Sep 05, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Sixteen Personality Factors™ AGE: 16-Adult   This updated version measures normal human personality using personality structure discovered through factor analysis. It includes 16 primary factor scales and 5 global factor scales. Good for client enrichment, self-awareness, and personal growth. (IPAT) Interpretive Report: $59. Test Booklet: $8. Read More


Sep 04, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Adolescent Personality Questionnaire AGE: 11-22 The 16PF Adolescent Personality Questionnaire (APQ) is a self-report personality inventory that was specifically developed and normed for adolescents. It elicits valuable information regarding the youth’s personal style, problem-solving abilities, preferred work activities, and areas where the youth is having problems, making the APQ appropriate for screening and for introducing sensitive topics in a counseling situation. The test includes four sections: Your Personal Style (normal personality items) Problem Solving (a short measure of general reasoning ability) Work Activity Preferences (measures six career-interest variables), and Life’s Difficulties (optional questions concerning matters of sex, aggression, significant low mood, low sense of self, etc.). The APQ is useful in situations where personality is relevant – educational adjustment, personal or social difficulty, and passage through one’s developmental tasks. The Work Activity Preferences section is particularly helpful with career exploration. In addition, the normal personality section (Your Personal Style) and the Work Activity section help professionals adjust their approach to the characteristics of the young person. Two interpretive reports are available from this questionnaire – the APQ Guidance Report and the APQ Psychological Report. (IPAT) Guidance Report:  $56. Psychological Report:  $67. Test Booklet:  $8. Guidance report includes the first three sections. […] Read More

BBHI™ – 2

Sep 02, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Brief Battery for Health Improvement AGE: Adult   A brief diagnostic tool well-suited for initial intake and outcomes measurement of patients treated for pain and injury. Derived from the well-researched, widely used BHI™ (Battery for Health Improvement) test, the shorter BBHI 2 instrument helps practitioners quickly evaluate for a number of psychomedical factors commonly seen in patients with injuries, such as pain, somatic, and functional complaints – as well as traditional psychological concerns such as depression, anxiety and patient defensiveness. The information provided by the BBHI 2 test can help medical professionals obtain a quick yet comprehensive overview of the patient to help in treatment planning and in determining whether the patient may need a more in-depth evaluation by a psychologist. How to Use This Test The BBHI 2 test can be used by a variety of professionals in the medical setting: psychologists, physical therapists, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, and nurses to provide reliable, objective information as part of their initial evaluation and throughout the course of treatment to track patient progress. Key Features Taking only 7–10 minutes to administer, the BBHI 2 test: Provides a single instrument to help measure a variety of pain-related issues, including level of pain, functionality, […] Read More

BHI™ – 2

Sep 01, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Battery for Health Improvement AGE: Adult   Designed to present a concise, coordinated assessment of the biopsychosocial issues that are most relevant in evaluating patients with injuries. Because psychological and social factors that go undetected can significantly interfere with a patient’s response to treatment, the BHI 2 test can help caregivers shape an appropriate treatment plan, that may reduce treatment time and improve a patient’s quality of life. How to Use This Test The BHI 2 test can be used by psychologists, psychiatrists, anesthesiologists, neurologists, physical therapists, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, and nurses to help: Measure the relationship among and impact of physical, environmental, and psychological factors on the patient’s treatment Support evaluations for cases involving orthopedic, occupational, and auto injuries; workers compensation; and long-term disabilities Evaluate the patient’s emotional readiness for surgery Facilitate physician-psychologist communication as well as communication within a multidisciplinary treatment team Assess the patient’s readiness for vocational training or job placement Evaluate treatment effectiveness and monitor clinical outcomes Key Features The objective information provided by the BHI 2 test can be used to help reduce treatment time, improve treatment planning, and improve the patient’s quality of life. Requiring only 30-45 minutes to administer, the BHI 2 test […] Read More


Aug 30, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Brief Symptom Inventory AGE: 13 – Adult   The efficient Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) instrument provides patient-reported data to help support clinical decision-making at intake and during the course of treatment in multiple settings. Psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals can use the BSI instrument to help: Assess patients at intake for psychological problems Objectively support care management decisions Measure patient progress during and after treatment to monitor change Provide outcomes measurement for treatment programs and providers through aggregated patient information Key Features The BSI test is brief and requires only 8-10 minutes to complete, making it well-suited for repeated administrations over time to evaluate patient progress. The BSI instrument provides an overview of a patient’s symptoms and their intensity at a specific point in time. The Global Severity Index (GSI) is designed to help quantify a patient’s severity-of-illness and provides a single composite score for measuring the outcome of a treatment program based on reducing symptom severity. The reliability, validity, and utility of the BSI instrument have been tested in more than 400 research studies. Interpretive Report: $46. Profile Report: $33. Answer Sheet: $0.   Read More


Aug 30, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Career Assessment Inventory™ – Enhanced Version AGE: 15-Adult   The Career Assessment Inventory – Enhanced Version assessment compares an individual’s occupational interests to those of individuals in 111 specific careers that reflect a broad range of technical and professional positions in today’s workforce. The inventory is used by guidance counselors to help students and adults develop career and study plans, and by psychologists and human resource professionals to advise individuals on career development. How to Use This Inventory This inventory can be used to help: Teach students to focus on the patterns of interest that are important in making educational and occupational choices High school and college students identify career directions and major areas of study Advise individuals who are re-entering the workforce, considering a career change, or who have been displaced Key Features Provides scales for 111 occupations requiring varying amounts of post-secondary education. Easy to administer, taking only about 40 minutes to complete. Graphic and narrative test reports can be shared with the client and the narrative report provides a 3-page counselor’s summary. Combined gender scales allow for the broadest interpretation of survey results. The inventory closely matches the distribution of professional and nonprofessional jobs in the labor […] Read More


Aug 30, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Cattell Comprehensive Personality Interpretation AGE: 16-Adult   The CCPI provides a thorough, in-depth profile of the individual’s normal personality to help you gain an integrated understanding of the whole person from the start, including insights as to how the individual will present in therapy. Designed for use in a wide range of clinical and counseling applications, the CCPI is useful wherever a comprehensive understanding of the individual is needed since it addresses functioning in a wide variety of areas – from self-esteem, empathy, and interpersonal relationships, to values, information processing style, and achievement orientation. (IPAT) Interpretive Report: $67. 16PF Test Booklet: $8. Read More


Aug 29, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Couple Counseling Questionnaire & Report AGE: Couple   The 16PF Couple’s Counseling Questionnaire is used in relationship counseling and is appropriate for use with cohabiting, premarital, married, separated, divorcing, and same-sex couples. The assessment combines items on the 16PF Questionnaire with additional questions about relationship history and satisfaction to give you a more complete picture of a relationship – from multiple perspectives. The 16PF Couple’s Counseling Report includes a personal report for each partner as well as a report for the professional. A review of a sample report is recommended to fully appreciate the in-depth information that is provided on both individuals as well as the couple’s relationship. (IPAT) Interpretive Report (per couple): $73 Test Booklet: $8 Read More


Aug 28, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Career Development Report Previously the PCDP+ AGE: 16-Adult   The Career Development Report (CDR) facilitates discussion with individuals on how their personal strengths can lead to career success. It is appropriate for use in selection and placement, individual and management development, leadership development and executive coaching, career and outplacement counseling, as well as counseling for personal development. Popular scores include Predicted Career Activity Scores for 7 broad interest areas (Influencing, Organizing, Creating, Helping, Analyzing, Producing, and Venturing) and 27 career fields, along with Leadership/ Subordinate Role Patterns and Occupational Interests. Generated from the 16PF Questionnaire, the CDR also includes a multi-page section that facilitates a self-directed exploration and planning process to help the individual understand his/her profile and develop action plans for both career and personal growth. Interpretive Report: $65. (includes 7 page report for client) Test Booklet: $8. Read More


Aug 27, 2015 by 1rdcarder Comments: 0

Campbell™ Interest and Skill Survey AGE: 15-Adult   The Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS) measures self-reported vocational interests and skills. Similar to traditional interest inventories, the CISS interest scales reflect an individual’s attraction for specific occupational areas. However, the CISS instrument goes beyond traditional inventories by adding parallel skill scales that provide estimates of an individual’s confidence in his or her ability to perform various occupational activities. Together, the two types of scales provide more comprehensive, richer data than interest scores alone. The Internet version of the CISS survey, which includes an innovative test management system for counselors and an expanded CISS Career Planner, adds new dimension to this dynamic, popular instrument. The CISS instrument focuses on careers that require post-secondary education and is most appropriate for use with individuals who are college bound or college educated. How to Use This Instrument Counselors, psychologists, and human resource professionals in mental health, business, and educational settings can use the CISS survey to help: Explore new avenues in career development Pinpoint areas of academic study that can build skills and, as a result, increase career options Support personal counseling by identifying occupations or vocations that help meet the individual’s needs Advise […] Read More