Welcome to the
Shapiro Control Inventory (SCI)

What is the SCI?

The SCI (Shapiro Control Inventory) is a way for individuals to learn about their own unique Control Profile. It is a valid and reliable psychological tool designed to assess a person's current sense of control, mode of control, motivation for control, and agency of control.

To take the test (if student or client) or to set up an account (if researcher, teacher, educator), please click the appropriate links below. (Please note, test taking and all resources are offered at no charge by the Control Research Foundation).

For more information on reliability and validity studies, including different clinical populations, PET scan results, etc. please click here. You will also find a additional information on Control Therapy, available grants and funding options as well as information about the Control Research Foundation by visiting the Control Research site.

Also please refer to our Quick Start Guide for further information on the Administering and Taking the SCI.


Test Takers

Welcome. If you have been instructed by your clinician, research coordinator, or teacher to take a test at this website, please proceed directly to the test taking instructions by hitting the 'Test Takers' button to the left.

Clinicians, Researchers, Educators

Welcome. The resources on this site, and on our informational site - ControlResearch.net, are intended to be used by licensed professionals or those under the supervision of a licensed professional; researchers who have or plan to obtain human subject institutional review from their educational organizations; or by teachers as part of a class, clinical training seminar, or continuing education program. By clicking on the 'Clinicians, Researchers, Educators' button to the left, in order to open an account and/or download resources, you agree that you meet one of the above criteria to enter this website. Thank you.