VIA Assessments: VIA-IS-V3 

VIA-IS-V3: 

Aligned with the VIA Institute’s mission to continue to advance the science of character, and in recognizing a number of opportunities to improve the original scales, Dr. Robert McGrath, VIA Senior Scientist, has completed a substantial, 2-year revision of the VIA Inventory of Strengths, as well as the development of several new scales.  These new instruments are called the VIA Assessment Suite for Adults. A Technical Report describing the VIA Assessment Suite for Adults is available. See additional assessments on the VIA Assessments page.

The VIA-IS-V3 consists of 24 items (8 items per virtue), positively and negatively keyed, resulting in scores for the 3 virtues.  Mean reliability is .82. These are the same items used in the scoring of the 3 virtues when the VIA-IS-R is administered.

Virtue Scales for both the 6 virtue and 3 virtue models can also be derived from the VIA-IS-RVIA-IS-M and the VIA-IS-P.  See Technical Report, p. 15-17 and p. 44 for details.

VIA-IS-V3 Psychometrics

 

Virtue

α

Caring

0.75

Inquisitiveness

0.85

Self-Control

0.87

M

0.82

 

VIA-IS-V3 Citation 

McGrath, R. E. (2017). Technical report: The VIA Assessment Suite for Adults: Development and evaluation. Cincinnati, OH: VIA Institute on Character.

 

VIA-IS-V3 Languages 

The VIA-IS-V3 is available in English only. If you would like to volunteer to translate the VIA-IS-V3, please contact us here