BehaviourEducationFamily ServicesLaw and JusticeSupport ServicesToolsTrainingYouthDecision-Making Skills – Youth

Author(s): Price, C., Williams, J., Simpson, L., Jastrzab, J., and Markovitz, C. for the Corporation for National and Community Service

Collection Method: Self-Report Questionnaire

Scoring Method: Uses a scale with the following ratings and answer options: (1) Strongly Disagree; (2) Disagree; (3) Neither Agree nor Disagree; (4) Agree; (5) Strongly Agree. Scores can be summed up or averaged, higher scores indicate better decision making skills

Number of questions: 6

Price: Free

Key Points:

  • Tool measures the decision making skills of young people, based on their responses
  • Suitable for use of youth programs offering different activities such as leadership, youth justice, education and job readiness
  • Best used for pre and post program testing

This tool was created by a group of researchers for the Corporation for National and Community Service, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.