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VIA Inventory of Strengths- Virtues 3 (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.
VIA Inventory of Strengths- Virtues 3 (VIA-IS-V3) Psychometrics
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.