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Author(s): Arthur, M.W., Hawkins, J.D., Pollard, J.A., Catalano, R.F., & Baglioni, A.J., Jr. of University of Washington

Collection Method: Self-Report Questionnaire

Scoring Method: Uses a scale with the following ratings and answer options: (0) Very wrong; (1) Wrong; (2) A little bit wrong; (3) Not wrong at all. Scores can be summed up. Lower scores indicated better attitude towards substance use. Full scoring directions available in the tool.

Number of questions: 4

Price: Free

Key Points:

    • Tool assesses youth’s attitude towards substance use
    • Suitable for use in youth programs, particularly for activities concerned with youth substance abuse
    • This tool is well-tested and has been peer reviewed

This tool consists of 4 questions to be completed by the young person.

This tool was created by a group or researchers at University of Washington, and is typically free to use for not-for-profit organizations.