Coping Skills Assessment

Do you remain calm and take decisive action when faced with challenging situations? Do you actively explore alternative solutions when tackling problems? Have you sought assistance from others to navigate through difficult times? Or, do you tend to surrender easily when confronted with tough circumstances? Take this coping skills assessment to know about your coping skill.

What Are Coping Skills?

Coping skills refer to the thoughts, emotions, and actions that individuals use to deal effectively with stressful situations, difficult emotions, or a vulnerable mental state.

Coping skills are essential for maintaining emotional well-being and resilience in the face of adversity. They can vary from person to person and can be both adaptive and maladaptive.

Adaptive coping skills are healthy and constructive strategies that help individuals positively navigate through stressors and challenges. On the other hand, maladaptive coping skills are unhealthy and counterproductive ways of dealing with stress that may provide temporary relief but can have negative long-term consequences.

Below are several qualities that can be observed in individuals who possess strong coping skills:

  • Perceiving challenges as opportunities for personal growth
  • Effective in identifying, understanding, and managing their emotions
  • Analyze problematic issues thoroughly
  • Able to adapt to new situations using different strategies
  • Demonstrate empathy towards themselves and others

Instructions For Taking Coping Skills Assessment

Below is a list of statements about how an individual copes with different situations. Please read each statement carefully and rate the extent to which these are relevant to you.

Please note: This coping skills test is a self-assessment.

No. of questions – 15