Coping Skills Assessment

The Coping Skills Assessment identifies how people cope with stress and what their predominant coping strategies are.

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The Coping Skills Assessment identifies how people cope with stress and what their predominant coping strategies are.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Problem Solving
  • Avoidance
  • Helplessness
  • Negotiation

This test provides the answers you need to make informed decisions.

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Purpose: The Coping Skills Assessment assesses a person’s coping skills and his/her predominant methods of coping with stress.


  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Personal development
  • Employee Assistance Programs


  • Problem-Solving
  • Information-Seeking
  • Negotiation
  • Social Support
  • Positive Cognitive Restructuring
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Distraction
  • Rumination
  • Avoidance
  • Helplessness
  • Social Withdrawal
  • Opposition

No. of questions: 64
Question type: Self-report
Estimated completion time: 10 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards ; EEOC standards (gender, age, ethnicity)
Validation Information:
• Sample Size: 8998
• Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.94

Features Benchmarks: Available (general population and 95 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available

Report Includes:

  • Summary
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • List of frequently used coping techniques
  • Advice

Coping Skills Assessment Factors and Scales: Overall Score plus 3 factors, divided into 12 scales:

  • Problem-Focused Coping: Refers to ways of handling stress that deal with taking action in order to improve the stressor.
  • Emotion-Focused Coping: Methods of handling stressful situations that entail learning how to deal with the situation emotionally.
  • Empty Coping Strategies/Hang-Ups: Entails “empty” coping strategies that generally will not be helpful in dealing with stressful situations.

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