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ESM 7.2.1 Reduce Simple Count of suicide-related hospitalizations in adolescents, ages 10 - 19. (Indiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: This ESM measures access to/receipt of care, thus doesn’t align with a specific evidence-based strategy. Consider developing an ESM for one of the specific strategies in your state action plan to measure performance. Check MCHbest for examples to connect to the evidence.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 3. Inform and educate the public

Service Recipient: Activities related to systems-building

Goal: By increasing awareness and use of screening tools, we aim to decrease suicide attempt rates by youth ages 10 - 19.

Numerator: Suicide-related hospitalizations, ages 10 - 19

Denominator: Total inpatient hospitalizations, ages 10 - 19

Significance: Suicide is the third leading cause of death for young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the U.S., acSimple Counting for approximately 4,500 deaths per year. State Maternal and Child Health programs are all involved in providing and promoting a broad range of approaches to address youth suicide.

Data Sources and Data Issues: ISDH Inpatient Hospitalization Database - HCUP SID

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Percentage, Unit Number: 100

ESM 7.2.1 # of students trained in teen Mental Health First Aid (South Dakota)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "Oversight and Regulation of Innovative Programs" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/7-3.php). Find other NPM 7 state/adolescent-level strategies in MCHbest. (

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Address suicide prevention and mental health in adolescents by promoting evidence-based programs and practices that increase protection from suicide risk

Numerator: # of students trained in teen Mental Health First Aid

Denominator: N/A

Significance: New evidence-based curriculum for youth that teaches high school students how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental health or substance abuse.

Data Sources and Data Issues: # of class participants reported by training facilitator to have completed the teen mental health first aid curriculum

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 300

ESM 7.2.1 Number of students (12-18 years) trained in Positive Youth Development (PYD), youth suicide prevention, and peer helping skills by the end of 2021. [Note: this ESM actually reports a percent, even though the title indicates a number count.] (New Mexico)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: Moderate. Aligns with MCHbest strategy "School-based Interventions" (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/strategies/7-4.php). Find other NPM 7 school/student-level strategies in MCHbest.

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 2: Measuring quality of effort (% of reach; satisfaction)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 7. Assure effective and equitable health systems

Service Recipient: Activities directed to families/children/youth

Goal: Increase number of students 12-18 years trained in the PYP and peer help programs

Numerator: Number of students trained in peer programs

Denominator: Number of students in schools where peer programs are offered

Significance: Increasing peer and positive youth development programs can impact the coping abilities of students and help avert or redirect suicidal ideation or attempts among adolescents.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Office of School and Adolescent Health evaluation data

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 500

ESM 7.2.1 Number of professionals trained in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (Louisiana)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=provider+training&NPM=7&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/7-child-safety.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Public health services and systems level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Increase the number of professionals that are trained in ACEs and resilience.

Numerator: Number of professionals trained in ACEs and resilience

Denominator: N/A

Significance: Abuse, neglect, and other ACEs are not only a cause of child injury in themselves, but are also linked to heightened risk for many other problems, including adolescent suicide . Through training in ACEs, adults who work with children and adolescents are more able to identify and address ACEs, both to prevent harm and to buffer lasting effects. This work provides a foundation for the creation of safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all youth.

Data Sources and Data Issues: ACE Educator Program presentation records

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 10,000

ESM 7.2.1 Number of gatekeepers trained in the prevention of suicide among youth (Virginia)

Measure Status: Active

Evidence Level: No similar strategy found in the established evidence for this NPM. See similar ESMs (https://www.mchlibrary.org/evidence/state-esms-results.php?q=training&NPM=7&State=&RBA_Category=&MCH_Pyramid=&Recipient=&Status=Active) for this NPM or search for other strategies or promising practices (https://www.mchevidence.org/tools/npm/7-child-safety.php).

Measurement Quadrant: Quadrant 1: Measuring quantity of effort (counts and "yes/no" activities)

Service Type: Enabling services level of pyramid

Essential Public Health Services: 8. Build and support a workforce

Service Recipient: Activities directed to professionals

Goal: Reduce non-fatal injury related hospitalizations for children ages 0 through 9 and adolescents ages 10 through 19.

Numerator: Number of gatekeepers trained in the prevention of suicide among youth

Denominator: n/a

Significance: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of child and adolescent mortality, from age 1 through 19. Homicide and suicide, violent or intentional injury, are the second and third leading causes of death for adolescents ages 15 through 19. Gatekeeper training is designed to help professionals interacting with youth and adolescents identify and refer students at risk for suicide.

Data Sources and Data Issues: Virginia Department of Health, Office of Family Health Services, Division of Prevention and Health Promotion (DPHP); DPHP will track the number of participants from quarterly reports of program stakeholders

Year: 2020

Unit Type: Simple Count, Unit Number: 100,000

   

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