AN INTERACTIVE TEST OF THEORETICAL ORIENTATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS OR GRADUATE STUDENTS.
Scroll down to begin to take the Theoretical Evaluation Self Test (TEST), a scale of therapist theoretical orientation. (or click here) This interactive web version does not save or transmit your scores, it is for your educational use only.
TEST was created by Dan Coleman, MSW, Ph.D., a professor at Portland State University Graduate School of Social Work.
You may also download a printable version of TEST in Microsoft Word. (If you are using Internet Explorer, it may open the file as a Word document in explorer. Click on "save as" under the File menu to save the TEST to disk. It is designed to be printed two-sided on on legal size paper, and to be folded into a booklet with the scoring guide folded over.)
Click here to download the MS Word version of TEST.
Citations for TEST:
Coleman, D. (2007). Further factorial validity of a scale of therapist theoretical orientation. Research in Social Work Practice 17(4), 474-481.
Coleman, D. (2004). The Theoretical Evaluation Self Test (TEST): A Preliminary Validation Study. Social Work Research 28(2), 117-128. (Refereed)
Coleman, D. (2003). Learning about Therapy Theories: An Empirical Test of an Experiential Technique. Journal of Teaching in Social Work 23(3/4), 73-89. (Refereed)
Coleman, D. (2002). Personal Therapy: A Catalyst to Relational Awareness. Irish Journal of Psychology 23(1-2), 73-85. (Refereed)
If you have any questions or concerns before you take TEST, please click here firstname.lastname@example.org to send an email to Dr. Coleman.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding TEST, please click here email@example.com to send an email to Dr. Daniel Coleman.
Last Updated: 7 September 2008