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

The Decision Making Skills tool has been reviewed and assessed by the Socialsuite team. In our opinion this tool is suitable in supporting the evaluation of young people to assist in the measurement of the decision making skills.

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.