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Christian-Based Grief Recovery Scale (CGRS)

  Six Dimensions of Recovery Assessment name: Christian-Based Grief Recovery Scale (CGRS) Scale overview: The Christian-Based Grief Recovery Scale (CGRS) is a measure of Christian spirituality focused on recovery from grief. The measures includes 35-items to assess six factors. Authors: Peter Jen Der Pan et al., 2014 Response Type: Four point rating scale Scale items : The items are organized into six factors or subscales. The subscales and sample items are below. 1. Spiritual well-being   With God by my side, I will feel safe and peaceful. 2.   Recovering meaning and sense of control   After experiencing the sorrow, I have realized what the most important things in life are. 3.   Ongoing physical and emotional responses I think it’s unfair that my loved one has passed away while I still have to struggle to survive. 4. Reassuring faith Even though my loved one is no longer alive, I believe that God is always around me and helps me. 5. Strongly missing a decea

Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale

Assessment name:   Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale Scale overview: The Theistic Intellectual Humility Scale (TIHS) is an 11-item self-report rating scale of intellectual humility in relationship to God.   Authors: Peter Hill and others (2021)   Response Type: Items are rated on a 6-point scale of agreement from strongly disagree to strongly agree. Scale items There are 11 items associated with three factors:   1. Intellectual submission to the Divine   2. Human Finite Limitations   3. Belief Bias and Limitations Although the scale is labeled theistic and the factor 1 refers to “the Divine”, the items refer to God or the Bible. Item 11 includes the phrase “Christian beliefs.” Psychometric properties The first sample included 353 Christians who were mostly Protestant. The second sample included 318 Christians—some of them were from a Christian university. And the third sample included 235 Christians. The results of factor analyses supported the three factor