ecSI 2.0 is a copyrighted, validated instrument for assessing adult Eating Competence as defined by the Satter Eating Competence Model. ecSI 2.0 has been validated in the United States with English-speaking adult women and men across income groups as well as in the United States with low income English-speaking adult women.
Get permission for clinical usage
For the purposes of adult evaluation in your clinical practice, you may use the ecSI-2.0 questionnaire without charge. Simply go to Using ecSI 2.0 on the RIT NEEDs website, where you can apply to use ecSI 2.0. Your application will be reviewed by Dr. Barbara Lohse. After approval, she will send you ecSI 2.0, along with scoring and interpretation information. The application will invite you to consider whether you wish to incorporate your findings into a research trial that will be published. See Research guidelines on the right.
Get permission for research usage
Usage of ecSI 2.0 in research is available by permission from Dr. Barbara Lohse after an application process. See Research guidelines on the right.
ecSI 2.0 has been translated into Spanish, German, Finnish, and Latvian. To get a copy of a translation, contact Dr. Barbara Lohse: [email protected] See Translation guidelines on the right.
You may use ecSI 2.0 in research, but you must first apply and get permission from Dr. Barbara Lohse. Permission is given to research projects that contribute toward developing and examining the instrument and furthering the study of the eating competence construct. The research design must be Human Subjects approved and test the intervention in a manner that neither conjures false support nor encourages unfounded dismissal of ecSatter. To gain permission, see Using ecSI 2.0 on the R.I.T. NEEDs Center website.
We encourage you to translate ecSI 2.0 to other languages, and we will work with you to approve your translation. For translation guidelines and to set up the process for us to work with you on your translation, see Using ecSI 2.0 on the R.I.T. NEEDs Center website.
The English version of ecSI 2.0 has been validated. Translations into Spanish, Finnish, German, and Latvian have been approved but not validated. To get the Spanish, Finnish, German, or Latvian translation, contact Dr. Barbara Lohse: [email protected]