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Leadership Restoration Scales

Measures of  Forgiveness and Restoration Scale names: Leadership Restoration Scales            Leadership Restoration Scale: Forgive and Restore (LRSF)            Leadership Restoration Scale: Restoration (LRSR)   Scales overview Two short scales measure two dimensions of congregants views on restoring a religious leader to ministry. One scale includes forgiveness (LRSF) and a second scale focuses exclusively on degrees of restoration without mentioning forgiveness (LRSR). Author(s) Sutton and Jordan (2013). Items The LRSF is a 3-item scale of forgiveness and restoration The LRSR is a 6-item scale of restoration Response Type A 7-point rating scale with anchors 1 = Very Strongly Agree and 7 = Very Strongly Disagree. See example below. Sample items The full scales can be found in Sutton and Jordan (2013) or can be downloaded here- see availability below. LRSF Scale 2. The victim or victims offended by the person need to forgive the person before the perso

Clergy Situational Restoration Inventory (CSRI)

  Scale name: Clergy Situational Restoration Inventory (CSRI) Scale overview The Clergy Situational Restoration Inventory evaluates participants’ attitudes toward restoration based on participant responses to 10 transgression scenarios in which a pastor violated a common sociomoral expectation (Sutton et al. 2007; Sutton & Thomas 2004). The scale uses descriptive Likert-type ratings that range from one (no restoration to ministry) to seven (full restoration to the position previously held). The transgression scenarios include problems of substance abuse, infidelity, and embezzlement. Because of the range of common yet hypothetical scenarios, the developers expected the CSRI to assess a disposition to restore. Author(s) Sutton and Jordan (2013) with previous versions used in Sutton et al. (2007), Sutton & Thomas (2004, 2005). Items  10- items, which are short scenarios Response Type A 7-point rating scale with anchors 1 = No Restoration and 7 = Full restoration.

COMPASSION - How to Measure Compassion

compassion                         Santa Clara Brief Compassion Scale (SCBCS) The Santa Clara Brief Compassion Scale consists of five survey items describing compassion. A group of researchers in the Psychology Department of Santa Clara University identified five statements that reflect compassion. Of course, people may disagree with the idea that five sentences describe the concept, compassion. Nevertheless, the researchers did consider 21 statements and found that a set of five captures most of what people considered to be the essential components of compassion in a 2005 study by other researchers. The short scale is known as the Santa Clara Brief Compassion Scale ( SCBCS;   Hwang, Plante, & Lackey, 2008). It was derived from the longer 21-item Compassionate Love Scale developed by Sprecher and Fehr (2005). Although the scale has been used in Psychology of Religion research, the items do not limit users to compassion in a religious context. Sample items You