Frequently Asked Questions
The following are some common questions people ask about the Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment (PSLA).
The Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment (PSLA), is a free resource provided by Great-West Life and partners to help empower managers in self-evaluating their strengths and weaknesses, and then comparing that data with an aggregate sample from their peers.
The PSLA is 100% free. It is a tool developed by the Great-West Life Center for Mental Health to be freely used by individuals and organizations for self-betterment and enrichment.
The PSLA takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. The assessment also records your progress, so it can be completed in multiple attempts if you are unable to finish in one attempt.
To take your PSLA, you must first obtain a user ID login that will allow you access to the PSLA system to view reports and other assessment data. This user ID login will be given through a self-registration system on the site.
Yes, you can take the PSLA at your own pace on any mobile device, tablet, or laptop using the user login ID assigned to you.
No, the information gathered is completely anonymous and you are identified only by your unique login ID number, which is yours and yours alone. All information collected remains anonymous at every step and how you use the information gathered from the PSLA is wholly up to you.
The results of your assessment allow you to target areas of strength and areas for continued development, as well as gather peer feedback on your performance in several key categories. The next step after completing the assessment, is to arrange a meeting with your immediate supervisor and together, come up with a professional development action plan to address any areas you wish to target for self-improvement.
Yes, you can take the PSLA as many times as you wish, as often as you wish. Completing the PSLA on a yearly, or semi-yearly basis, coupled with a tailored action plan for personal development, allows you to continually monitor your self-improvement strategies, track personal growth, and identify potential areas for future self-enrichment.