Adolescent Psychopathology Scale-Short Form aps-sf

For:  Quick evaluation of a spectrum of common psychopathology and adjustment problems in ages 12-19 years

Reading Level:  Child - Adolescent

Format: Paper and Pencil, PC Based Software

Length: 15 - 20 minutes

Scoring: Computer Scored

 


Kits

6284-CP

APS-SF Introductory Kit-CD-ROM

Includes APS-SF Unlimited-Use Scoring Program with On-Screen User's Guide, Professional Manual, Quick Start Guide and 25 Test Booklets
$566.50
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Computer Scoring Materials

4515-TB

APS-SF Test Booklets (25)

Pack of 25.
$115.50
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Sample Reports

APS-SF Clinical Score Report

Author

William M. Reynolds, PhD

Description

Dramatic evidence of students with significant psychopathology and violence proneness has made recent media headlines across the country.  This behaviour is often a tragic outcome of adolescent psychopathology.

The APS-SF is a multi-dimensional measure of psychopathology and personality characteristics derived from the Adolescent Psychopathology Scale (APS).  It consists of 115 items in 12 clinical scales and 2 validity scales.  The APS-SF Clinical scales include Conduct Disorder (CND), Major Depression (DEP), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTS), Eating Disturbance (EAT), Academic Problems (ADP), Self-Concept (SCP), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (OPD), Generalised Anxiety Abuse Disorder (GAD), Substance Abuse Disorder (SUB), Suicide (SUI), Anger/Violence Proneness (AVP), and Interpersonal Problems (IPP).  The APS-SF Validity scales include Defensiveness (DEF) and Consistency Response (CNR).

The APS-SF provides many benefits to both school and clinical psychologists who work with adolescents:

  • Addresses issues regarding school safety by assessing excessive anger and propensity for violence toward others.
  • Reliable, derived from the APS.
  • Requires only a 3rd-grade reading level.
  • Quick, takes only 15-20 minutes to administer.
  • Ideal for school-based group settings (ages 12-19 years).
  • Scoring Program produces a Clinical Score Report that includes Critical Item endorsements.

Scoring 

The APS-SF can be scored using the APS-SF PC Software Scoring Program or via the PAR iConnect platform.  APS-SF item responses are entered into the APS-SF Scoring Program or directly into iConnect by the client, the user selects the appropriate normative comparison group.  In less than five minutes, the programs calculates the T score for each scale and generates the APS-SF Clinical Score Report.

System Requirements

PAR iConnect: Internet connection; Internet browser program

Windows XP/Vista/7/8 AND 10 ; CD-ROM drive for installation

Mac users: install Windows in VirtualBox or BootCamp.

Other virtual machine solutions (e.g., Parallels, VMWare) are not supported.

Note: The APS-SF must be scored using the APS-SF Scoring Program. For your convenience, the APS-SF is now available on CD-ROM, enabling you to generate unlimited reports.

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