Resiliency Self Test

ArticlesAugust 1, 2017

Resiliency Self Test

Resiliency Self-Assessment Questionnaire

Are you in the midst of a major change or planning for effective implementation? Consider the overwhelming benefits that building resilience in your employees will have in successfully implementing a change!

We’ve provided you with an option to download and print the test for easier tracking and scoring. Download PDF

To assist you, we invite you to take our free Resiliency Self-Assessment Questionnaire. This instrument will help you identify strengths, as well as making you aware of areas for improvement. Choose a number that best fits each statement:

4 = The statement is definitely true.
3 = The statement is, for the most part, true.
2 = The statement is only partly true.
1 = The statement is only occasionally true.
0 = The statement is completely false.

  1. ___ I have five supportive relationships in my professional life.
  2. ___ I can brainstorm other possible choices when confronted with crises at work.
  3. ___ At an emotional level, I accept change as a part of life.
  4. ___ I have goals and dreams for this year.
  5. ___ I take action on decisions.
  6. ___ I have hobbies or activities that express my creativity.
  7. ___ I have tried new activities this year.
  8. ___ I can list five personal strengths.
  9. ___ I have a strong sense that life is worth living.
  10. ___ I have self-care strategies for managing strong emotions.
  11. ___ I have positive self-talk messages.
  12. ___ I take care of myself regularly.
  13. ___ I am able to make meaning of suffering.
  14. ___ I have relationships of mutual support at work.
  15. ___ I am able to choose from a number of options to solve problems.
  16. ___ I thrive on change.
  17. ___ I have well-defined goals.
  18. ___ I solve problems quickly in my department.
  19. ___ I find my hobbies relaxing.
  20. ___ I enjoy trying new things.
  21. ___ I focus on my strengths.
  22. ___ Life is good.
  23. ___ I am able to express my feelings openly.
  24. ___ I have a positive view of myself.
  25. ___ Pain has shaped who I am.

_____ TOTAL SCORE

Evaluating your answers

All of the self-assessment statements were phrased positively. Individual answers of 3 or 4 would indicate a high degree of resilience in that area. Lower scores signify that attention and skill building are required. However you use this instrument, whether formally or informally, the Resiliency Self-Assessment Questionnaire will provide you with objective data to help you prepare to build resilience in your organization.

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