These resources and webinars review measurement tools used in psychological testing. You are already familiar with many of these. The selection of a tool appropriate to your population and construct is essential for the success of your evaluation.
You will see how validity and reliability are assessed for a measurement tool. The basic process to examine the validity and reliability of a measurement tool reveals that the process is quite accessible.
In his webinar “Outcome Evaluation for Torture Treatment Centers: Concepts and Strategies”, Ken Miller’s case studies of tool development will inspire you. Methods to develop new tools are reviewed, as well as steps to take when using a new tool which has not yet been validated for a population.
This is a selected list of mental health evaluation tools that are often used by Survivor of Torture programs. It provides information about each tool, including where you can obtain it for use.