Preparedness Scale - PTSD: National Center for PTSD
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Preparedness Scale

Scale in the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2
DRRI-2 Section: H
Survey Label: "Training and Deployment Preparation"

Description

Measures extent to which an individual perceives that he/she was prepared for deployment. This includes the extent to which military personnel believe they had the equipment and supplies they needed and were trained to perform necessary procedures and tasks using equipment and supplies. This also includes the extent to which military personnel felt they were prepared for what to expect in terms of their role in the deployment, what it would be like in the region, and how to operate as a unit.

Sample Item

  • Item: The training I received made me feel confident in my ability to use my equipment.
  • Response: 5-point Likert (1 = "Strongly disagree" to 5 = "Strongly agree")

To Obtain Scale

This measure was created by staff at VA's National Center for PTSD.

Download the Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory-2:

Are you using this measure with U.S. Veterans or Service members?

Our PTSD Consultation Program can answer administration or scoring questions: PTSDconsult@va.gov or 866-948-7880.

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Measure availability: We provide information on a variety of measures assessing trauma and PTSD. These measures are intended for use by qualified mental health professionals and researchers. Measures authored by National Center staff are available as direct downloads or by request. Measures developed outside of the National Center can be requested via contact information available on the information page for the specific measure.

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PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Email: ncptsd@va.gov
Also see: VA Mental Health