ERIC Number: EJ602686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Use of Client Surrogates in Determining the Reliability of a Standardized Assessment Instrument in Multiple, Diverse Settings.
Peters, C. P.; Friedman, N.; Jacobs, S. S.; Jones, B. J.; Kelley, J. M.; Nazar, K. L.
Evaluation and Program Planning, v22 n4 p429-37 Nov 1999
Studied the reliability of the Addiction Severity Index (1980) by using eight trained professional actors as client surrogates to examine the reliability of the instrument when administered in the field. With careful surrogate selection and training, the method proves to be an effective means of assessment. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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