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RSTI™

Risk-Sophistication-Treatment Inventory™

Randall T. Salekin, PhD

Purpose:
Assesses risk of dangerousness, sophistication-maturity, and treatment amenability
Format:
Paper and pencil
Age range:
9 years to 18 years
Time:
150-180 minutes
Qualification level:
C
C
All qualifications for Level B plus an advanced professional degree that provides appropriate training in the administration and interpretation of psychological tests, or license or certification from an agency that requires appropriate training and experience in the ethical and competent use of psychological tests. Close

The RSTI is an interview and rating scale designed to help you plan treatment for juvenile offenders.

Features and benefits

  • Each area (risk for dangerousness, sophistication-maturity, and treatment amenability) is measured by a scale composed of 15 items, and each scale contains three clusters.
  • Interview questions are designed to obtain background, clinical, and historical information, as well as a sample of the juvenile’s behavioral and psychological functioning.
  • You can score items by reviewing and synthesizing information from the entire interview as well as from other sources.
  • Each item is rated on a 3-point scale, reflecting the extent to which the individual demonstrates the specific characteristic.