Challenges and recommendations for evaluating suicide prevention programs

Date: 2016
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Report
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center (EDC)

This document provides “lessons learned” about evaluation and data and surveillance collection from two separate virtual communities of learning (CoLs) for tribal and state Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) suicide prevention grant  evaluators. The report highlights evaluation and data challenges and recommendations, tribal and state-specific evaluation concerns, resources, and case studies on how GLS evaluators overcame particular evaluation challenges.

Populations:  Racial and Ethnic Groups, American Indians and Alaska Natives
Planning and Implementing:  Finding and Using Data, Program Evaluation, Cultural Competence