Assessment Tools & Instruments

Assessment Tools and Instruments for the Forensic Counselor

In this section, you will find instruments that may assist you. You must have Adobe Acrobat to view some of these documents. Click here if you do not have Adobe Acrobat.


Scoring Guidelines for the Juvenile Sexual Offense Recidivism Risk Assessment Tool-II (JSORRAT-II)

Vermont Assessment

Static-99 Coding Rules

Sex Offender Treatment Needs and Progress Scale Manual

Juvenile Sex Offender Assessment Protocol-II (J-SOAP-II)

Modified Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse (MSSI-SA)

Michigan Alcohol Screening Test (MAST)

Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-20)

Mental Health Screening Form III (MHSF-III)

Attitudes Towards Women Scale

Abel Assessment, Diana Screening, Abel-Blasingame Assessment System

Adult Re-Offense Risk Assessment (ARRA)

Brief Screening Instrument for Pathological Gambling (BSIPG)

Offender Treatment Review Manual

Worksheet of Risk Factors for Adult and Juvenile Criminal Justice Offenders

Sexual History Questionnaire


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