Adult Tests Alphabetically Listed

Click on a test's name to go directly to that test's webpage. Each test page begins with the test's description, presents an example test report and provides links to test-related reliability and validity research. All tests represented herein are HIPAA compliant and ASAM compatible. And all tests are scored with their reports printed onsite on your printer within two to three minutes.

Adult tests are listed alphabetically in an annotated bibliographic style. Scroll down to the test(s) that are of interest to you.

Alcohol Drug Screen

The Alcohol-Drug-Screen (ADS) is a brief, self-administered evidence-based substance (alcohol and other drugs) use or abuse assessment instrument or test. It consists of 116 questions and takes around 20 minutes to complete. From test data (answers) input, scored and printed Alcohol-Drug-Screen (ADS) reports are available on-site within 2½ minutes.

The Alcohol-Drug-Screen (ADS) incorporates six scales (measures):


Truthfulness Scale DSM-5 Substance Abuse Scale
Alcohol Scale DSM-5 Substance Dependency Scale
Drug Scale Stress Management Scale

For more information visit: www.Alcohol-Drug-Screen.com .

Anger Management Profile

This test is designed for court and anger assessment treatment settings. The AMP is particularly useful in substance (alcohol and other drugs) abuse-related cases. It has 123 items and takes 25 minutes to complete. The Anger Management Profile scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Anger Scale
Alcohol Scale Anger Management Scale
Drugs Scale

The AMP evaluates the client's test taking attitude and identifies faking. It measures substance use and the severity of abuse. The scale score recommendations are in accordance with American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) guidelines. It also quantifies anger (violence) potential.

Citizen Safeguard Index

The Citizen Safeguard Index (CSI) is a test specifically designed for gun permit assessment. The Citizen Safeguard Index has 64 items and takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. It is computer scored with reports printed on-site within 2½ minutes. The Citizen Safeguard Index is standardized for clients (male and female) ranging in age from 17 to 74.

The Citizen Safeguard Index contains four measures (scales) that measure client truthfulness, risk severity and substance (alcohol and other drugs) use and abuse. The interaction of these four attitude and behavior scales largely determines the clients outlook and subsequent behavior. This test is available only at www.online-testing.com.

Defendant Questionnaire

Designed for Adult (male and female) court related defendant assessment. The Defendant Questionnaire is appropriate for drug courts and general court (misdemeanor and felony) populations. The Defendant Questionnaire has 162 items and takes 35 minutes to complete. The seven Defendant Questionnaire scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Alcohol Scale
Antisocial Scale Drugs Scale
Violence (lethality) Scale Substance Abuse/Dependency
Stress Coping Abilities
Substance abuse/dependency is "classified" in terms of DSM-5 criteria, while the Alcohol and Drugs Scales measure the "severity" of alcohol and drug use. This test incorporates ASAM compatible treatment recommendations and is HIPPA compliant.

Domestic Violence Inventory

Designed for domestic violence offender assessment, this test evaluates lethality, control issues, substance abuse and much more. It has 155 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The six DVI test scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Control Scale
Alcohol Scale Violence (lethality) Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Truthfulness Scale detects denial, deception and attempts to "fake good." The Domestic Violence Inventory is a popular and widely used adult domestic violence perpetrator assessment instrument or test. It has been standardized on over 115,000 domestic violence offenders.

Domestic Violence Inventory Pre-Post

Designed for measuring domestic violence treatment outcome. This same test is given before and after treatment. Upon posttest, the report compares pre-post test results. The test has 147 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The six test scales include:
Truthfulness Scale Alcohol Scale
Violence (lethality) Scale Drugs Scale
Control Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Although this test evolved from the Domestic Violence Inventory, it objectively compares pretest and posttest scores. To accurately measure attitude and behavioral change, historical items have been minimized. The pretest (before treatment) serves as a baseline for posttest (after treatment) comparison. The DVI Pre-Post is one of a few tests that provide an "outcome measure." If you want to know if domestic violence treatment was effective, we recommend that you consider the Domestic Violence Inventory Pre-Post.

Domestic Violence Inventory - Short Form

This test is a brief, easily administered adult domestic violence test that is designed to assess attitudes and behaviors important in domestic violence offender evaluation. It has 76 items and takes 20 minutes to complete. The DVI-Short Form's six scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Control Scale
Alcohol Scale Violence (Lethality) Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The DVI-Short Form is a popular test and is appropriate for reading impaired assessment and high volume testing programs.

Driver Impairment Index

The Driver Impairment Index was designed specifically for California DUI providers. It has three scales (measures): Truthfulness Scale, Alcohol Scale and Drugs Scale. The DII consists of 64 items, takes 9 or 10 minutes to complete, and can be administered individually or in groups. DII's can be given in paper-pencil test booklet format or on the computer screen. Regardless of how administered, all DII tests are scored over the internet with scored reports printed on-site within three minutes. This Test is reliable, valid and accurate. DII tests are readily available (24/7) over the Internet at www.driver-impairment-index.com , where descriptive information, research and an example report are available for review. Also available is the DII-Dr, which includes a Driver Risk Scale.

Driver Inventory

The Driver Inventory was developed in response to evaluators who wanted to focus upon driver attitudes, temperament and outlook. This test is appropriate for males and females and takes 20 minutes to administer. It has five scales, which include:
Truthfulness Scale Aggressiveness Scale
Driver Risk Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Self-Rating Scale
This test represents a non-offensive driver screen that does not explore substance (alcohol or other drugs) abuse.

Driver Risk Inventory-II

Designed for DUI/DWI offender assessment. This test incorporates DSM-5 substance abuse classification criteria with independent measures of alcohol and drug abuse severity. The DRI-II has been standardized on over one and a half million DUI/DWI offenders. It has 140 items and takes 25 to 30 minutes to complete. The six DRI-II scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Driver Risk Scale
Alcohol Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Drugs Scale Substance Abuse/Dependency
Rated the best by NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), this is a popular DUI/DWI offender assessment instrument that is widely used in the U.S.A. and two Canadian provinces.



Employee Review

The Employee Review (ER) is a 126-item self-report screening instrument or test that takes around 20 to 25 minutes to complete. Scored and printed reports are available within three minutes. The ER is based upon the premise that good employees are worth retaining - even when employment obstacles or problems emerge. The Employee Review is designed for use in Personnel Departments, Human Resources Departments, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO). It can serve as an objective second opinion. The ER is a non-confrontational method for screening successful employment barriers. Employee Review scales include:
1. Truthfulness Scale 4. Alcohol Scale
2. Employee Orientation 5. Drugs Scale
3. Stress Management
For more Employee Review (ER) information and to review an example report, visit www.employee-reviewer.com .

Employment Barriers

Employment Barriers (EB) is a 116-item self-report test that is written at a low sixth grade reading level. The EB test can be completed in 25 minutes. EB answer sheets are computer-scored with typed reports available on-site within 2½ minutes of data entry. The Employment Barriers facilitates early employment problem identification, which speeds up problem intervention, remediation and help. EB scales represent the test's areas of inquiry. The six Employment Barriers scales include:
Degree of Confidence Scale Alcohol Scale
Work Orientation Scale Drugs Scale
Self-Esteem Scale Stress Management Scale
Additional Employment Barriers information and research is set forth on www.employment-barriers.com .

1st Offense Inventory

The 1st Offense Inventory consists of 122 true/false and multiple choice items. It takes 20 to 25 minutes on average to complete and has a fifth grade reading level. The assessment has seven scales (measures): for pretrial and probation settings.
Truthfulness Scale Alcohol Scale
Drugs Scale Antisocial Scale
Peer Pressure Scale Entitlement Scale
Self-Esteem Scale
The 1st Offense Inventory is designed for first offender (male and female) assessment. This test is particularly useful in defendant, presentence.

Gambler Addiction Index

Designed for gambler assessment. The GAI has 166 items and takes 35 minutes to complete. The seven GAI scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Suicide Scale
Alcohol Scale DSM-5 Gambling Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Gambling Severity Scale
The GAI assesses important gambler attitudes and behaviors. It is estimated that there are over 12 million problem gamblers in the United States, and many have substance (alcohol and drugs) abuse problems, stress handling difficulties and other emotional conflicts. Gamblers have a higher incidence of suicide than other clinical groups.

Offender Assessment Index

This assessment is an adult court test that is appropriate for evaluating misdemeanor and felony defendants, both male and female. The OAI has 158 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The OAI's seven scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Violence Scale
Alcohol Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Drugs Scale Substance Abuse/Dependency
Resistance Scale
The Offender Assessment Index scales measure important offender attitudinal (resistance), problem (alcohol/drugs) and behavioral (violence) areas of inquiry. The OAI classifies substance abuse with DSM-5 criteria, while concurrently measuring alcohol and drug abuse severity.

Outreach Assessment

The Outreach Assessment (OA) is an objective, evidence-based, adult screening instrument or test. It is designed for screening (assessment or evaluation) and, as warranted, referral for intervention or treatment. This important service is provided for private practitioners, psychologists, rural mental health providers, community agencies, Employee Assistance Programs (EAP's), Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO's) and others.

The Outreach Assessment contains five measures (scales):
Truthfulness Drugs Scale
Anger Scale Stress Mgmt Scale
Alcohol Scale
For More Information Visit: www.outreach-assessment.com .

Parolee Inventory

Designed for parolee assessment. The PI has 135 items and takes 30 to 35 minutes to complete. The eight PI scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Distress Scale
Drugs Scale Antisocial Scale
Alcohol Scale Violence (Lethality) Scale
Self-Esteem Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Parolee Inventory is an objective, comprehensive and standardized screening instrument that examines important attitudes and behaviors. Very few assessment instruments or tests are designed specifically for parolee evaluation.

Pre-Post Inventory

Designed for objective pretest-posttest "outcome" comparison. The Pre-Post Inventory has 148 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The seven Pre-Post Inventory scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Resistance Scale
Alcohol Scale Distress Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Self-Esteem Scale
The Pre-Post Inventory provides an objective outcome measure for evaluating intervention, counseling or treatment effectiveness. The same test is administered twice. The pretest (before treatment) serves as a baseline against which the posttest (after treatment) is compared.

Prison Inmate Inventory

Designed for prison inmate (male and female) assessment. The PII has 161 items and takes 35 to 40 minutes to complete. The PII's 10 scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Adjustment Scale
Alcohol Scale Distress Scale
Drugs Scale Judgment Scale
Antisocial Scale Self-Esteem Scale
Violence (Lethality) Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Reports contain specific score-related recommendations that are applicable to levels of supervision and inmate needs. This test is standardized on over 75,000 inmates and is a popular prison inmate assessment instrument. The PII has empirically demonstrated reliability, validity and accuracy.

Probation Referral Outcome

Courts and probation officers refer many probationers to counseling and treatment programs. In the past, it was assumed that the probationer was rehabilitated, positively changed or cured because they had completed their mandatory treatment. Recent research shows this assumption is often wrong. Some probationers do not change. The Probation Referral Outcome (PRO) is a counseling or treatment outcome effectiveness test. It assesses treatment change. PRO is administered twice: before treatment (pretest) and after treatment (posttest). The pretest becomes the baseline for posttest comparison. Upon posttest, a Comparison Report is generated. The PRO has eight scales (measures):
Truthfulness Scale Depression Scale
Violence Scale Anxiety Scale
Alcohol Scale Self-Esteem Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Management Scale
For more PRO information (description, cost and an example report), visit www.probation-referral-outcome.com . The Probation Referral Outcome (PRO) helps answer the question "Was counseling or treatment effective?"

Reinstatement Review Inventory

Designed for screening an applicant who has had their driver's license suspended or revoked and is applying for reinstatement of their driver's license. This test has 124 items and takes 25 minutes to complete. The RRI's six scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Road Rage Scale
Alcohol Scale Intervention Checklist Scale
Drugs Scale Comparative Changes Scale
This test explores the questions, "Has the applicant changed since their driver's license was suspended or revoked?" Very few, if any other tests, have been designed specifically for "driver's license reinstatement."

Reinstatement Review Inventory-II

This assessment or test is another approach to screening an applicant applying for reinstatement of their driver's license after having had their license suspended or revoked. The Reinstatement Review Inventory-II has six scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Comparative Changes Scale
Alcohol Scale Intervention Checklist Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Reinstatement Review Inventory-II replaced the Reinstatement Review Inventory's "Road Rage Scale" with the "Stress Coping Abilities Scale." This test explores the question, "Has the applicant changed since their driver's license was suspended or revoked?" It also assesses important barriers for reinstatement.

Self-Assessment Index

Designed for welfare recipient screening in welfare-to-work programs. It has 103 items and takes 20 minutes to complete. The Self-Assessment Index has five scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Work Index Scale
Alcohol Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Drugs Scale
This test screens substance (alcohol and drugs) abuse, work attitudes, motivation and stress coping - important attitudes and behaviors for understanding welfare-to-work participants. Test results can be used to coordinate intervention, treatment and vocational rehabilitation services. This also identifies barriers to employability so they can be positively worked through.

Self Audit

The Self-Audit (SA) is designed for adult (male and female) counseling and treatment program intake. The SA can also be used in HMO's, EAP programs, courts, probation and community corrections. The SA has 160 items and takes 30 to 35 minutes to complete. It contains nine scales (measures):
Truthfulness Scale Distress Scale
Resistance Scale Morale Scale
Violence Scale Alcohol Scale
Drugs Scale Self-Esteem Scale
Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Self-Audit differs from the Victim Index in that the SA contains a Violence (Lethality) and individual Alcohol and Drugs Scales. The SA was developed in response to evaluators' requests.



Sexual Adjustment Inventory

Designed for identifying sexual deviance and paraphilias in people accused of or convicted of sex offenses. It has 225 items and takes 45 minutes to an hour to complete. The SAI has 13 scales which include:
Sex Item Truthfulness Test Item Truthfulness Scale
Sexual Adjustment Scale Antisocial Scale
Child Molest Scale Violence (lethality) Scale
Incest Classification Scale Distress Scale
Exhibitionism Scale Impulsiveness Scale
Sexual (Rape) Assault Alcohol Scale
Drugs Scale
Many sex offenders try to minimize their problems, which emphasizes the importance of the two Truthfulness Scales, while underscoring the value of truth-corrected scores, which are more accurate than raw scores. This test is standardized on thousands of sex offenders and has proven to be a reliable, valid, accurate and objective sex offender assessment instrument or test.



Shoplifting Inventory

Designed for shoplifting offender assessment, this test has 141 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The seven Shoplifting Inventory scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Self-Esteem Scale
Shoplifting Scale Alcohol Scale
Peer Pressure Scale Drugs Scale
Impulsiveness Scale
This is a unique shoplifter test that simultaneously evaluates motivation, attitude and need. The seven Shoplifting Inventory scales explore areas of inquiry considered necessary for adequately understanding shoplifters. Appropriate for males and females ages 13 through adulthood.

Substance Abuse Questionnaire

This test is an adult substance (alcohol and drugs) abuse assessment instrument or test that also assesses aggressiveness, resistance and stress handling abilities. It has 153 items and takes 30 minutes to complete. The Substance Abuse Questionnaire's six scales (measures) include:
Truthfulness Scale Resistance Scale
Alcohol Scale Aggressiveness Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Substance Abuse Questionnaire is a concise, objective and standardized assessment instrument or test. It is short and direct while being comprehensive.

SAQ - Adult Probation III

The SAQ-Adult Probation III is an adult (male and female) probationer test that has been administered to on over 189,000 probationers. The SAQ-Adult Probation III has 149 items, takes 30 minutes to complete and incorporates seven scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Antisocial Scale
Alcohol Scale Aggressiveness Scale
Drugs Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Violence (lethality) Scale
The SAQ-Adult Probation III is a popular probationer test with proven reliability, validity and accuracy. It is used widely in the U.S.A. and in a Canadian province.

Substance Abuse Questionnaire - Short Form

This test is a concise or shorter version of the SAQ-Adult Probation III. The SAQ-Short Form is brief and to the point, yet provides important attitudinal and behavioral information. The Risk Scale measures a defendant's/probationer's danger to self and others. The SAQ-Short Form has 64 items and can be completed in 20 minutes. The SAQ-Short Form has four scales which include:
Truthfulness Scale Drugs Scale
Alcohol Scale Risk Scale
The Short Form is used in high volume testing settings with the reading impaired and as an alternative to the SAQ-Adult Probation III.

Treatment Intervention Inventory

Designed for adult (males and females) treatment intake assessment. The TII has 162 items and takes 35 minutes to complete. The TII has nine scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Distress Scale
Alcohol Scale Depression Scale
Drugs Scale Self-Esteem Scale
Anxiety Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
Family Issues Scale
The Treatment Intervention Inventory (TII) is appropriate for HMO's, EAP Programs, counseling intake and chemical dependency treatment settings. This test identifies problems that warrant referral, intervention or treatment.

Veteran Information Profile

The Veteran Information Profile (VIP) is a post-deployment screening instrument or civilian reintegration test that was designed for evaluators that counsel or assess veterans. The Veteran Information Profile, or VIP, incorporates eight veteran post-deployment scales (areas of inquiry):
Truthfulness Scale PTSD Scale
Civilian Reintegration Scale Suicide Scale
Self-Esteem Scale Alcohol Scale
Depression Scale Drugs Scale
The VIP is a 163-item self-report test that takes around 30 minutes to complete. The VIP can be given on the computer or in a paper-pencil test booklet format, which enables group testing. Regardless of how VIP tests are administered, all tests are scored online with reports scored and printed within three minutes of test data entry. VIP tests are conveniently accessible (24/7) and affordable. For more VIP information and to review an example VIP report, visit www.Veteran-Profile.com .

Victim Index

This test is designed for the assessment of victims of physical and mental abuse or domestic violence. The Victim Index (VI) has 147 items and takes 25 to 30 minutes to complete. The VI has eight scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Resistance Scale
Morale Scale Suicide Ideation Scale
Distress Scale Substance Abuse Scale
Self-Esteem Scale Stress Coping Abilities Scale
The Victim Index is different, it is designed to screen victims of physical and/or mental abuse and is appropriate for both adult male and female clients. In addition to obvious areas of inquiry, the Victim Index assesses client resistance, substance (alcohol and other drugs) abuse and suicide potential.

Violation Analysis Inventory

This test is designed for use with defendants convicted of moving violations who are participating in defensive driving courses or are completing traffic violator or driver safety programs. The VAI has 114 items and takes 20 to 25 minutes to complete. The VAI has five scales (measures) which include:
Truthfulness Scale Attitude Scale
Driver Risk Scale Stress Coping Scale
Self-Esteem Scale  
The VAI is designed for quick assessment of attitudes and behavior that influence one's driving. The VAI helps defendants explore their attitudes and assess their driving-related behavior in a positive (as opposed to critical) manner.

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