The Stepfamily Problem List is a rating scale that was designed for use
with couples taking our
Building Stepfamilies That Work
course. It was developed with several purposes in mind:
assess the level of difficulty each family was experiencing at the start of the
identify those areas that should be given greater focus with each particular
class taking the course, and
evaluate the family's progress (by way of a "retest") at the end of the course.
does your family compare?
Your results on the Stepfamily Problem
List will show you how your family is doing at this point in time in
comparison to the hundreds of other stepfamilies who came to the Foundation
looking for help.
1) Your Total Score reveals how the
overall scope and intensity of the problems your family is experiencing compare
with other stepfamilies seeking help.
2) Your Subscale Scores show how your
family compares with other stepfamilies across 48 specific problem areas.
Problem areas rated as "similar" or "less" in intensity are quite likely to
clear up on their own, with just the passage of time. However, those rated as
"more intense" are likely to require some focused attention.
To see how your ratings compare to other
stepfamilies, select the correct version of the Stepfamily Problem List
based upon your gender.
if you require a hardcopy questionnaire.
Return to this page to score the ratings
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