About the Measure

Domains Motivation, goal orientation and perseverance, Resilience and coping
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5
Subscales This is a unidimensional measure
Description The RS-14 is a self-rating scale that measures individual resilience in any setting.
Example I usually manage one way or another
Link http://ja.cuyahogacounty.us/pdf_ja/en-us/defendingchildhood/drcharlesfigley-scoring-scalesheets.pdf

Implementation details

No. of items 14
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 4
Age 11-18
Cost single purchase -
Cost per child $150 per 50 lice

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .73-.83
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA Single factor so
CFA Not reported
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Aphas between .89 and .92 across different ethnic samples
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Damásio, B. F., Borsa, J. C., & da Silva, J. P. (2011). 14-Item Resilience Scale (RS-14): Psychometric properties of the Brazilian version. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 19(3), 131–145. doi:10.1891/1061-3749.19.3.131
Pritzker, S., & Minter, A. (2014). Measuring adolescent resilience: An examination of the cross-ethnic validity of the RS-14. Children and Youth Services Review, 44, 328–333. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2014.06.022
Wagnild, G. (2009). The Resilience Scale User's Guide for the US English version of the Resilience Scale and the 14-item Resilience Scale (RS-14). Worden, MT: The Resilience Center.