What is the Stepfamily Stress Index?
The Stepfamily Stress Index (SSI) is a norm-referenced survey that was designed to:
It assesses fourteen different areas that are important for the effective functioning of individuals living in a stepfamily setting.
Specifically, the SSI:
How do I complete it?
Should my partner and I complete the SSI together?
How long does it take to complete the SSI?
In total, there are 140 test items that span four parts:
For each, simply select the correct answer, or the option that best fits your circumstances. All items require an answer.
Please Note: The report of your SSI results will only be available from your Stepfamily Foundation of Alberta counsellor or course instructor. If you do not currently have a counsellor, or are not enrolled in one of our courses, it will be necessary to book an appointment with one of our stepfamily specialists to receive the interpretation of your SSI results.
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