Evaluating Instructor and Participant Confidence across Time

Session Number: 1698
Track: Graduate Student and New Evaluators
Session Type: Poster
First Author or Discussion Group Leader: Emily Graybill [Clinical Assistant Professor - Georgia State University]
Second Author or Discussion Group Leader: Andrew Roach [Associate Professor - Georgia State University]
Time: Oct 26, 2016 (07:00 PM - 09:00 PM)
Room: Poster 88

Audience Level: Beginner
Other Information: The primary presenter for this presentation will be a graduate student. She is not yet a member of AEA but will join if the paper is accepted. This is why it is being submitted under the Graduate Student TIG.

Session Abstract: 

This evaluation research study examines mental health awareness program instructors' level of confidence that their trainees can successfully demonstrate the skills learned in a mental health awareness and stigma reducing course. Additionally, it examines the trainees' long-term levels of confidence that they can demonstrate the skills that they learned. Finally, trainees' the relationship between trainee demographics and level of short-term and long-term confidence in skills acquired during the training program are examined.