Assessment name: Desire to Reconcile Scale
The Desire to Reconcile Scale is a 4-item rating scale developed by Woodyatt and Wenzel (2014) to assess the willingness of an offender to reconcile with the person they offended.
Authors: Lydia Woodyatt and Michael Wenzel
Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from 0 = Do not Agree at all, 3 = Neutral, and 6 = Strongly Agree.
The scale includes four items.
findings revealed adequate internal consistency (alpha = 0.82) and they
provided support for validity in the form of correlations with self-forgiveness
and self-trust. Griffin (2016) reported a positive correlation between Decisional
Affirmation of Values scale and the Desire to Reconcile Scale.
The four items are included in Woodyatt and Wenzel (2014).
Reference for the scale
Woodyatt, L., & Wenzel, M. (2014). A needs-based perspective on self-forgiveness: Addressing threat to moral identity as a means of encouraging interpersonal and intrapersonal restoration. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 50, 125-135.
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