Impulsivity Teen Conflict Survey

This tool measures reported impulsive behavior.  Impulsive behavior demonstrates a lack of self-control.

This tool could be used before a middle-schooler participates in a program targeted to reducing impulsive behaviors and again after to determine the effect on the youth.


Tool

Population
Administration Method
Number of Questions
4
Creator(s) of Tool
Bosworth & Espelage, 1995

This tool is featured in the following compendium on p. 236:

Dahlberg LL, Toal SB, Swahn M, Behrens CB. Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes, Behaviors, and Influences Among Youths: A Compendium of Assessment Tools, 2nd ed., Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2005. http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/pub/measuring_violence.html
Scoring / Benchmarking
Point values are assigned as follows:

Never (a) = 1
Seldom (b) = 2
Sometimes (c) = 3
Often (d) = 4
Always (e) = 5

Sum all items. A range of 4 to 20 points are possible. Higher scores indicate higher levels of impulsivity.

If the goal of your program is to decrease impulsivity, you want to see scores go down by the end of your program.
Background / Quality
Internal consistency, .62
Is there a cost associated with this tool?
No
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