The Resource RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit, Joie D. Acosta, Rajeev Ramchand, Amariah Becker, Alexandria Felton, Aaron Kofner

RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit, Joie D. Acosta, Rajeev Ramchand, Amariah Becker, Alexandria Felton, Aaron Kofner

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RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit
Title
RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit
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Joie D. Acosta, Rajeev Ramchand, Amariah Becker, Alexandria Felton, Aaron Kofner
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Language
eng
Summary
Evaluating suicide prevention programs can be challenging because suicide is a rare event, data on suicides often lag by several years, and programs tend to have multiple components, making it difficult to discern which characteristics contributed to a given outcome. The RAND Suicide Prevention Program Evaluation Toolkit was designed to help program staff overcome these common challenges to evaluating and planning improvements to their programs. It begins by walking users through the process of developing a program logic model that ties program activities to intermediate outcomes, helping staff better understand the drivers of any changes in long-term outcomes, such as suicide rates. It then offers information about the latest evaluation research, helps users design an evaluation that is appropriate for their program type and available resources and expertise, supports the selection of measures for new evaluations and to augment or enhance ongoing evaluations, and offers basic guidance on how to analyze and use evaluation data for program improvement. Through checklists, worksheets, and templates, the toolkit takes users step by step through the process of identifying whether their programs produce beneficial effects, ultimately informing the responsible allocation of scarce resources. The toolkit0́9s design and content are the result of a rigorous, systematic review of the program evaluation literature to identify evaluation approaches, measures, and tools used elsewhere and will be particularly useful to coordinators and directors of suicide prevention programs in the U.S. Department of Defense, Veterans Health Administration, community-based settings, and state and local health departments. A companion report, Development and Pilot Test of the RAND Suicide Prevention Program Evaluation Toolkit, offers additional background on the toolkit0́9s design and refinement
Cataloging source
JSTOR
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Acosta, Joie D
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illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC569
LC item number
.A35 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WM 165
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ramchand, Rajeev
  • Becker, Amariah
  • Felton, Alexandria
  • Kofner, Aaron
  • JSTOR Open Access
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
  • United States
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  • Suicidal behavior
  • Suicide
  • Suicide
  • Program Evaluation
  • United States
  • PSYCHOLOGY
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RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit, Joie D. Acosta, Rajeev Ramchand, Amariah Becker, Alexandria Felton, Aaron Kofner
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  • "TL-111-OSD"--Page 4 of cover
  • "RAND National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This research was ... conducted within the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the RAND National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-177)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Identify your program's core components and build a logic model -- Design an evaluation for your program -- Select evaluation measures for your program -- Analyze your program's evaluation data -- Use evaluation data to improve your program -- Appendix A: Summary of program evaluation studies, by program type -- Appendix B: Glossary of terms
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unknown
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1 online resource (ix, 177 pages)
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unknown
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online
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9780833085306
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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color illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
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22573/ctt5p3rnh
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  • (OCoLC)875686108
  • (OCoLC)ocn875686108
Label
RAND suicide prevention program evaluation toolkit, Joie D. Acosta, Rajeev Ramchand, Amariah Becker, Alexandria Felton, Aaron Kofner
Publication
Note
  • "TL-111-OSD"--Page 4 of cover
  • "RAND National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This research was ... conducted within the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the RAND National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-177)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Identify your program's core components and build a logic model -- Design an evaluation for your program -- Select evaluation measures for your program -- Analyze your program's evaluation data -- Use evaluation data to improve your program -- Appendix A: Summary of program evaluation studies, by program type -- Appendix B: Glossary of terms
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 177 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833085306
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt5p3rnh
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875686108
  • (OCoLC)ocn875686108

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