Caperton Forgiveness Style Inventory (CFSI)- Revised

Caperton Forgiveness Style Inventory (CFSI)- Revised
Duane Caperton. 2008
 
Recalling times when I have actually forgiven people‚ these are things I have actually done:
1.    I realize I have done similar things.
2.    I learn why the offender did what he or she did.
3.    I see how I contributed to the problem.
4.    I realize the offense was not personal.
5.    I imagine what the offender was thinking.
6.    I remind myself how similar I am to the offender.
Total Interpersonal Score:
7.    I choose to offer forgiveness to the offender in person.
8.    I need to talk with the offender.
9.    The offender needs to know how much I was hurt.
10.I talk with the offender face-to-face.
11.I need to hear the offender’s side of the event.
12.The offender needs to see my reaction.
Total Interpersonal Score:
13.I do not forgive other people because I have never needed to.
14.I do not forgive other people because I am easy-going.
15.I do not forgive other people because I am not bothered by what other people say and do.
Total Easy Going Score:
16.I do not forgive other people because I hold grudges.
17.I do not forgive other people because I like to have something to use against other people in the future if the need arises.
18.I do not forgive other people because I cannot let go of the feelings associated with being hurt.
Total Grudge Holder Score:
19.I realize I am not perfect.
20.I remind myself that I am still growing as a person.
21.I remind myself that I should not be self-righteous.
Total Humility Score:
 
Interpersonal‚ Easy Going‚ Grudge Holder‚ and Humility
 
This instrument can be found on pages 86-87 of “An investigation of the reliability and validity of the Caperton forgiveness styles inventory.” Available online at: http://scholars.indstate.edu/handle/10484/110
4=I frequently do this‚ 3=I often do this‚ 2=I sometimes do this‚ 1=I rarely do this‚ 0=I never do this
Double cod: items 13-18
Reverse code: items 19‚ 20‚ and 21
 

Caperton. Duane. 2008. An investigation of the reliability and validity of the Caperton forgiveness styles inventory. Thesis (Ph.D.) -‎- Indiana State University.

Caperton‚ D. (2009). An investigation of the reliability and validity of the Caperton Forgiveness Styles Inventory. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering‚ Vol 70(5-B)‚ 3215.

Caperton. Duane. 2009. An investigation of the reliability and validity of the Caperton forgiveness styles inventory. ProQuest‚ UMI Dissertation Publishing.