Supporting You in Supporting Youth: National Online Survey for Transition Service Providers

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Brennan, Eileen (Portland State University)
  • Jivanjee, Pauline (Portland State University)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
workforce development; transition age youth; behavioral health services; training needs; participatory action research
  • Abstract

    The Supporting You in Supporting Youth (SYSY) survey was developed in collaborationwith Youth MOVE National to answer the research question, "What are the trainingneeds and preferences of service providers who serve young people with mental healthdifficulties?“ The survey was also used to explore preferred training modalities, tounderstand the major barriers to participating in training, and to gain findings to guidedevelopment of training resources to improve supports to young people. It includes 22items that are demographic questions and quantitative rating scales to collect serviceproviders’ views on (a) the importance of and their personal need for, training inspecific competencies and skills; (b) barriers to their accessing training; and, (c) theirpreferences for specific training modalities. The survey was implemented as a cross-sectional online survey conducted from June 23-July 24, 2017.
  • Technical Information

    Response Rates: 100%
Temporal Coverage
  • 2017-06-23 / 2017-07-24
    Time Period: Fri Jun 23 00:00:00 EDT 2017--Mon Jul 24 00:00:00 EDT 2017
  • 2017-06-23 / 2017-07-24
    Collection Date(s): Fri Jun 23 00:00:00 EDT 2017--Mon Jul 24 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Service providers who serve young people with mental healthdifficultiesSmallest Geographic Unit: State
Convenience sampling.  

See publication for full sampling description.:
Jivanjee, P., Grover, L., Thorp, K., Masselli, B., Bergan, J., & Brennan, E. M. (2019).Training needs of peer and non-peer transition service providers: Results of a nationalsurvey. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. Available online:
Collection Mode
  • web-based survey~~

  • Cites
    URL: (Text)
  • Cites
    DOI: 10.1007/s11414-019-09667-3 (Text)
  • Jivanjee, Pauline, Eileen Brennan, Leigh Grover, and Kristin Thorp. “What Do Transition Service Providers Need to Know and Be Able to Do? Results of a National Survey.” Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, and Mental Health, 2018.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Jivanjee, Pauline, Leigh Grover, Kristin Thorp, Brie Masselli, Johanna Bergan, and Eileen M. Brennan. “Training Needs of Peer and Non-Peer Transition Service Providers: Results of a National Survey.” The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, June 25, 2019.
    • ID: 10.1007/s11414-019-09667-3 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2019-08-31 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-08-31