Helping the Blind Community

EdITS has adapted the COPSystem career guidance program to be accessible to individuals using a screen reader. As a part of this process we have made the CAPS available with increased time increments to make accommodations for special needs populations. We are extremely proud to be helping the blind community by making our platform fully accessible to them. Continue Reading

A Brief Summary of the Reliability and Validity of the COPSystem Assessments

A career guidance assessment program is a valuable way to increase self-awareness and professional competence among students and working adults. The COPSystem consists of the COPS Interest Inventory, the CAPS ability battery, and the COPES work values survey. All three are long established, reliable, and valid assessments relating interests, abilities and values to occupations and … Continue reading A Brief Summary of the Reliability and Validity of the COPSystem Assessments

Stability of the COPS Interest Inventory Scores Between Eighth and Twelfth Grades

In an effort to provide longitudinal validity data for the COPSystem assessments, the COPS Interest Inventory was used to determine the stability of students' interests from the eighth to the twelfth grade. The effectiveness of career exploration classes in high school was also examined. The subjects in this study were 807 females and 668 males … Continue reading Stability of the COPS Interest Inventory Scores Between Eighth and Twelfth Grades

COPS-P, CAPS and COPES Validity

The COPS-P System is a career awareness program consisting of three measures: Professional Interests (COPS-P), abilities (CAPS), and work values (COPES). The COPS-P, CAPS, and COPES may be used together and summarized on a single profile, the COPS-P Comprehensive Career Guide. The following four tables show validity evidence for each inventory. Interpretation of these measures … Continue reading COPS-P, CAPS and COPES Validity