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Evaluation Studies

In 2017, the National Office for Suicide Prevention Research and Evaluation Team conducted pilot evaluations of HSE-funded suicide prevention and self-harm awareness training programmes. The following data dashboards provide information on the aims and outcomes of these evaluations. 


Pilot Evaluation of safeTALK Training

9th October 2017

This pilot study sought to assess potential changes in participants’ attitudes towards suicide and suicide prevention following participation in the safeTALK training workshop. A review of the literature identified standardised questionnaires that could be used to assess these changes. A total of 89 participants from five locations in Ireland took part in the pilot study.

Pilot Evauation of Training (safeTALK)1


Pilot Evaluation of Understanding Self-harm Training

9th October 2017

This pilot study sought to assess potential changes in participants’ attitudes and knowledge towards self-harm following participation in the Understanding Self-Harm training workshop. A review of the literature identified standardised questionnaires that could be used to assess these changes. A total of 59 participants from three locations in Ireland took part in the pilot study.

Pilot Evauation of Training (Understanding Self-harm)1


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