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Descriptions of Evaluation Data Available by Request

Training Exit Survey (TES) Individual (State/Tribal - October 2006 through September 2013; Campus - October 2010 through September 2015)

The TES Individual dataset contains information at the individual-level about the persons who attend a GLS funded training event. This dataset includes variables that describe the trainees including their demographics and the primary setting and role within the setting where the trainee interacts with youth, the ways in which they intend to use their training, the impact of the training in terms of the usefulness, practicality, and applicability of the training to the trainees life.

Training Activity Summary Page (State/Tribal - October 2006 through Present; Campus - October 2010 through Present)

The Training Activity Summary Page (formerly the Training Exit Survey Cover Page) dataset contains data about each training event. This dataset includes information about the type of training (specific training types), training sub-type (gatekeeper, clinical, or other), how many people attended the training, and the duration of the training.

State/Tribal Training Utilization and Preservation Survey (TUP-S) (State/Tribal; October 2010 through Present)

The TUP-S dataset consists of data gathered at the individual level from persons who attended a GLS funded training event 3 months after the training occurred. This dataset includes information about the impact that the training has had on the individual's understanding and their use of the skills and knowledge gained during the GLS funded training event.

Prevention Strategies Inventory (PSI) (State/Tribal and Campus; October 2006 through Present)

The PSI dataset contains information about the types of strategies that GLS grantees are implementing as part of their suicide prevention activities.

Early Identification Referral and Follow-up (EIRF) Individual Form (State/Tribal; October 2006 through Present)

The EIRF dataset contains information about each individual youth who was identified and referred for mental or non-mental health related services as part of a grantee's GLS activities (though a screening event or by a trained gatekeeper). These individual level records consist of demographic information, the setting where the youth was identified, the role of the person who made the identification, and what services the youth was referred to after the identification. In addition, records contain follow-up information about whether the individual received the services for which they were referred.

Suicide Prevention Exposure, Awareness, and Knowledge Survey (SPEAKS) - Student (Campus; October 2006 through December 2012)

The SPEAKS- student dataset contains individual level information from a sample of college students on GLS funded campuses. These data include student demographics, the students' exposure to suicide prevention on their campus, their attitudes about suicide and seeking help, their self-efficacy to perform suicide-prevention related behaviors, their knowledge of suicide myths, facts, and their campus resources, and their connectedness and help-seeking behaviors.

Suicide Prevention Exposure, Awareness, and Knowledge Survey (SPEAKS) - Faculty/Staff (Campus; October 2006 through December 2012)

The SPEAKS- faculty/staff dataset contains individual level information from a sample of faculty and staff on GLS funded campuses. These data include faculty experiences with suicide prevention, training and making referrals, knowledge of suicide, suicide risk factors and available resources and the impact of suicide prevention programs among those who work on funded campuses.

Campus Training Utilization and Preservation Survey (TUP-S) (Campus; October 2014 through September 2016)

The TUP-S dataset consists of data gathered from individuals who attended a GLS funded training event. Data were collected 3 months after the training occurred. This dataset includes information about the impact that the training has had on the individual's understanding and their use of the skills and knowledge gained during the GLS funded training event.

Short Message Service Survey (SMSS) (Campus; April 2014 through November 2014)

The SMSS dataset consists of data gathered via text message from students on GLS funded campuses. This dataset includes information about student exposure to suicide prevention activities on the campus and history of (last 12 months) suicidal ideation and suicide attempts.

Codebooks for Data Files

Clicking on the link will open an excel file with the codebook for each of the above listed data files which are available by request using the Request Data tab at the top of the page.