ARS assesses whether a person is able to communicate his or her thoughts and opinions in a clear, direct, and non-aggressive way.



No. of questions: 35

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, disability)


Report Includes:




Detailed narrative interpretation

Strengths and Limitations




Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 5 scales:


Ability to speak for self: Acting with confidence to voice a personal opinion

Handling assertive/strong people: Ability to stand up to those who might be intimidating

Comfort with Vulnerability: Ability to take action despite the risk of rejection or embarrassment

Subservience: Allowing the needs of others to take precedence over personal desires

Aggression: Using aggressive tactics, such as intimidation, physical force or manipulation to get ones way

ARS (Assertiveness Rating Scale)

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