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Assertiveness Rating Scale


Purpose: 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


Report Includes:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Graphs

  • Detailed narrative interpretation

  • Strengths and Limitations

  • Advice


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 one’s way.



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