1. Stay out of fights?
2. Understand another person’s point of view?
3. Calm down when you are mad?
4. Talk out a disagreement?
5. Learn to stay out of fights?
Have temper outbursts you cannot control?
These items measure an individual’s confidence in his or her ability to control anger and resolve conflicts nonviolently.
· Career and Vocational
This instrument can be found on page 140 of Measuring Violence-Related Attitudes‚ Behaviors‚ and Influences Among Youths: A Compendium of Assessment Tools‚ available online at: http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/YV_Compendium.pdf .
Point values are assigned as follows:
Very confident = 5
Somewhat confident = 4
Unsure = 3
Not very confident = 2
Not at all confident = 1
Scores are calculated by summing all responses. Possible range is 5 to 25‚ with higher scores indicating more confidence.
Bosworth K‚ Espelage D. Teen Conflict Survey. Bloomington‚ IN: Center for Adolescent Studies‚ Indiana University‚ 1995. (Unpublished)