A Case Study Evaluating the Fidelity of Suicide Prevention Workshops in California

A Case Study Evaluating the Fidelity of Suicide Prevention Workshops in California

Karen Chan Osilla
Dionne Barnes-Proby
Mary Lou Gilbert
Rajeev Ramchand
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 2
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7249/j.ctt14bs30p
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    A Case Study Evaluating the Fidelity of Suicide Prevention Workshops in California
    Book Description:

    Reports on an evaluation of California suicide intervention training workshops to provide evidence that training is delivered with fidelity and adherence to the workshop’s design, as well as with high quality.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8953-3
    Subjects: Psychology, History

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  1. A Case Study Evaluating the Fidelity of Suicide Prevention Workshops in California
    (pp. 1-2)
    Karen Chan Osilla, Dionne Barnes-Proby, Mary Lou Gilbert and Rajeev Ramchand

    A critical goal of the California Mental Health Services Authority’s (CalMHSA’s) Statewide Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) activities funded under Proposition 63 is dissemination of suicide intervention training to individuals in the community. In one training component, the organization LivingWorks was contracted to provide Training-for-Trainers (T4T) for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). Ten T4T workshops were conducted to teach individuals to be ASIST trainers so they could disseminate ASIST workshops to colleagues and other individuals in the community. The ASIST workshops spanned two days and taught participants “suicide first aid” so they can recognize those at risk of suicide...