Permissions, Translations and Licensing

Reproduction of MHS copyrighted materials requires the prior written consent of MHS and is subject to a fee. Questions and answers, test items, test protocols, and scoring information may not be photocopied, stored, posted online, etc. regardless of the number of lines or items involved. Test copies may not be bound in theses, dissertations, or reports placed in libraries, in regulatory submissions, in articles, texts, or made accessible to the public (“Publications”). MHS will consider requests to reproduce items in the Publications, provided that the request is to reproduce the lesser of six or 20% of items.

MHS will consider requests to reproduce, modify, create customized versions, incorporate items in a battery of assessments, or translate part or all of any of MHS’ tests in research studies, except for the following tests:

  • Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT™)
  • MSCEIT: Youth Version (MSCEIT: YV™)
  • Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0 (EQ-i 2.0®)
  • Emotional Quotient-360 (EQ-360®)
  • Emotional Quotient Interview (EQ Interview®)
  • Level of Service Inventory–Revised (LSI–R™)
  • Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (LS/CMI™)
  • Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (YLS/CMI™)
  • Level of Service/Risk, Need, Responsivity (LS/RNR™)
  • Hare Psychopathy Checklist–Revised (PCL–R™)
  • Hare Psychopathy Checklist–Revised: 2nd Edition (PCL–R™ 2nd Ed.)
  • And any non-MHS published assessment

Requests to reproduce (in research or publications) or to translate must be submitted to MHS by completing the appropriate application:

Once these forms have been signed, please fax to the attention of Permissions at 416.492.3343 or 1.888.540.4484 or send by mail to:

MHS Permissions Department
3770 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, ON M2H 3M6

Or sign, scan, and email the completed application to

Once approved and the license fee paid, any reproduction must include acknowledgement of the source, including author, test, publisher, and copyright notice. You will be responsible for incurring the cost of making paper copies. Please note that the right to reproduce copies does not include the right to score the assessment using MHS software or MHS online services. If you intend to hand score you must purchase and use the relevant manual. You should contact Client Services for options regarding scoring of test data from your research study prior to use. Please contact r& if you would like to inquire about a research discount or technical information about an assessment tool.

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