Year: 1999 Source: Thesis (Ph.D.)-University of Calgary, 1999. 365p. SIEC No: 20010439

An impact evaluation was conducted of a primary prevention program, the Suicide Intervention Workshop. Immediate & long-term training effects studies were conducted. Participants were assigned to 1 of 4 research groups. Long-term training effects were evaluated through a posttest-only study with 15 participants who had completed the workshop in the preceding 2 years. Results from the immediate training effects & long-term study indicated participants held attitudes appropriate for suicide intervention work & had good knowledge. levels of suicide information. (214 refs.)