OSI Screening Tool

Do I have Operational Stress Injury?

This screening tool is designed as a guide to determine if you might have symptoms of an Operational Stress Injury

This screening tool has 20 questions in total and should take about 3-5 minutes to complete. The test is completely confidential, and your responses will not be recorded by Archways Centre for CBT.

Are you experiencing difficulties in the following areas?

Yes No Repeated, distressing memories, or dreams
Yes No Repeated and distressing dreams
Yes No Sleep disturbances
Yes No Increased irritability
Yes No Low frustration tolerance
Yes No Difficulty managing stress
Yes No Difficulty concentrating
Yes No Difficulty communicating
Yes No Difficulty with emotional connection
Yes No Change in core beliefs (example: the world is unsafe).
Yes No Hyper-alert or feeling “on guard”
Yes No Flashbacks
Yes No Jumpy
Yes No Adrenaline-seeking
Yes No Hyperactivity or restlessness
Yes No Avoidance
Yes No Loss of interest in activities that used to be enjoyed
Yes No Sense of hopelessness
Yes No Increased use of alcohol or other substances
Yes No Dark thoughts

If you answered yes to more than one of these questions, you may have an Operational Stress Injury. If you are experiencing distress by these behaviours, consider getting in touch with us for a complete and thorough evaluation.

First Responder Program Staff:

Gita Canaran, M.A., C.Psych.

Jerrica Hunter, M.Psy., R.P. (Qualifying)

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