How to Open a New Account, Login,
Purchase Test Credits and Administer a Test
If you are ready to open a new account, login, purchase test credits, and begin testing you, may not
need this sequential steps summary. Yet, some evaluators may want to read the
complete sequence, whereas others will go directly to their topic of interest.
Click on the "OPEN AN ACCOUNT" button, which is in the upper right hand corner
of all web pages. Next, select the Test User Qualification that applies to you.
Then select one of the options in the "How You Heard About Us" section. Review
and accept the "Terms & Conditions of Use" and click on the "Signature
Confirmed" button to authorize your account setup. That's all there is to it.
Within minutes, you will receive an e-mail containing your "Username" and
"Password." Save this information in a secure place for future reference when
Accounts are limited to residents of countries that are members of the Berne
Convention and the Universal Copyright Convention Treaty. To discuss
translations, contact us at email@example.com.
With your Username and Password, you are now ready to login and begin testing.
To login, click the LOGIN button in the upper right corner.
Type in your username and password (both are case sensitive). Below these boxes,
click on the Login button, this takes you to your account page. On your first
visit to this page you will see that you have one test credit in your account. We
give you one free test credit to enable you to familiarize yourself with our
tests and our website.
The Account Summary Page shows Account History, Test Credits Used and Test
There is a drop down box to show the list of available tests and a link to
print test booklets and answer sheets.
Before you proceed, please be aware that there are two test administration
options on this page.
1. Paper/Pencil Test Administration
The first option is to print the test booklet and answer sheet,
both of which are available in English and Spanish. The client then answers the
questions on the answer sheet in pencil. This "How
to Print Test Booklets and Answer Sheets" link is helpful. The
paper/pencil test administration option allows you to test in groups, which can
save considerable time. Some evaluators do not want to tie up their computers when
administering tests and prefer paper/pencil testing. When testing is completed,
the answer sheet data is entered on the screen and a report is generated and
this report may be printed while online.
If the paper/pencil method is selected, click on the "Print Test Booklets" link
on the screen and print the test booklet and answer sheet. Both are available
in English, Spanish and other languages.
2. Online (Internet) Test Administration
The second option is online (on the screen) test administration.
This allows the client to sit at the computer and answer the test questions on
the screen. Regardless of how tests are administered, all tests are scored and
reports generated and printed while online.
Click on the name of the test to be administered. This takes you to the Main
Menu page for the test selected.
When you have selected your preferred method of test administration,
click either "Administer Test to Client" (in which case the client will enter
their answers on the screen), or "Enter Test from Answer Sheet" (the client will
use the paper/pencil method).
The next screen will be "Client Information" (name, age, sex, education, etc.).
When you have completed this information, click the "Information Correct"
button, which will take you to the "Court History" page. Depending on the test
you have chosen some tests have a court history section, some do not. Each
screen allows for the option to choose "Cancel" or "Information Correct" to
After completing Court History, the next screen is for client answers to the
test questions. If the client has used the on-screen method, the questions and
answers will be displayed to the client on the screen. If the paper/pencil
method was used to test the client, you may enter the answer sheet data at your
convenience by typing 1 for true, 2 for false, etc. For multiple choice
questions, enter 1, 2, 3 or 4.
Again, this screen allows for the option to choose "Cancel" or "Information
Correct." If "Information Correct" is chosen, the option is still available to
cancel or abort the entry and not charge the account. At the end of the test, a
notice will appear alerting you that one test credit is about to be used. To
save the test record to the database click "Yes." To cancel or discard the test
entry, click "No." When "Yes" is selected, your account will then be charged one
Highlight the client's name and click on the "Supervisor Options" button to
proceed to that client's supervisor options page. Here, you can print the
report, verify the answer sheet data entered and delete the client's name. The
default page that appears is the Print Report page. To print the report, click
the "Continue" button. To verify the data entered or delete the client's name,
click on the appropriate tab at the top and follow the instructions.
In summary, procedures are designed to be concise, easily followed and swiftly
executed so that they will not detract from test administration.
The test administration is now complete. However, you are still in the test
Main Menu screen, and if you wish to administer another test, click on the
"Account Summary" link on the right of the screen. This will take you back to
your account summary page where you may check for available test credits,
purchase additional test credits, select other tests to administer or edit
previously administered tests. Otherwise just close your browser window to exit
The Verify Data Input procedure allows you to enter the answers a second time
for any particular client. This feature insures that the responses are input
into the computer correctly.
From the main menu, select the client's name and then click on the "Supervisor
Options" button. This will take you to the Supervisor Options page. Click on
the tab labeled "Verify Data Entry" and then click on the "Continue" button.
You will now be presented with the answer grid so that you can re-input the
As you input each answer, the computer will verify that it matches the answer
you originally entered. If it does, the computer will automatically move on to
the next response. However, if the answer you input does not match the original
answer, you will be immediately alerted to the discrepancy between the two
responses via a message box.
The message box will notify you as to which answer did not match the original
input. The message box will display what the current answer is and what the
original response was.
At this point you should review the answer sheet to verify what the correct
response for that particular question is. You will then click "OK" if the
answer input this second time is correct, and the computer will accept this
response and move on to the next answer.
If, after reviewing the answer sheet, you discover that you have erroneously
input the wrong answer, click the "Cancel" button and the computer will allow
you to enter the response again.
Continue with these steps until all answers have been input. Using this feature
insures the accuracy of the data input.
This procedure allows the user to delete the client's name from the test
record. Use this option to protect client confidentiality once you are done
with the test record.
From the main menu, select the client' name and then click on the "Supervisor
Options" button. This will take you to the Supervisor Options page. Click on
the tab labeled, "Delete Client Name" and then click on the "Continue" button.
You will be given the opportunity to cancel this procedure at this time. USE
WITH CAUTION! Once the name has been deleted it, CANNOT be restored. When you
are absolutely certain that you are ready to proceed, click on the "Continue"
button. That's all there is to it. The name will be deleted from the record and
you will be returned to the main menu. Notice that the name you just deleted is
no longer visible in the client list.
On the Account Summary Page, click on the button that says "Click here to
Purchase Test Credits". This takes you to the "Buy Now" link, which then takes
you to www.PayPal.com.
After clicking the "Buy Now" button, you are taken to the PayPal website where you may
choose how many test credits you wish to purchase. One test credit of $9.95
(U.S. currency) allows you to administer one test. Confirm your purchase.
If your agency does not have a credit card that can be used to purchase test
credits through PayPal, please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss other payment alternatives. If you
are purchasing test credits in a currency other than U.S. currency, PayPal
handles international currency conversion efficiently and securely.
NOTE: After 20 minutes of inactivity, you will automatically be logged out of the website.
NOTE: If you select the Paper/Pencil Test Administration option,
it is important that the test booklet and answer sheet not
be given to clients, attorneys or other unauthorized parties. All test
materials are copyrighted and under no circumstances are to be removed from the
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