Evaluation of Counselling Partnership’s ‘Survivors of Suicide’ service to inform future provision and commissioning

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Briggs, S., Farah, F., Opaluwa-Hamblin, L. and Finch, J. 2017. Evaluation of Counselling Partnership’s ‘Survivors of Suicide’ service to inform future provision and commissioning. East Sussex County Council (ESCC).
AuthorsBriggs, S., Farah, F., Opaluwa-Hamblin, L. and Finch, J.
TypeProject report
Abstract

This is the final report of the evaluation of the Counselling Partnership - Survivors of Suicide service (SoS). SoS is based within the organisation Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA, Newhaven) and works in partnership with Counselling Plus (CP, Hastings); SCDA are fund holders and project managers, including for project development. SoS provides counselling services for those bereaved or affected by suicide. The evaluation was commissioned by East Sussex County Council (ESCC) Public Health; it is part of a programme of work funded by ESCC Public Health to reduce the high rate of suicide in East Sussex, with a particular focus on reducing deaths at the cliffs surrounding Beachy Head. An evaluation of Grassroots Training was undertaken alongside the evaluation of this project, with some shared methods and the findings of this evaluation are available in a separate report1 The evaluation was undertaken between September and December 2016. It assessed the following key areas: referrals, intake and assessment, experiences of the counselling process for 1-1 and group services, and outcomes. This report presents the findings.

Year2017
PublisherEast Sussex County Council (ESCC)
FunderEast Sussex County Council (ESCC) Public Health
Sussex Community Development Association (SCDA)
Counselling Plus (CP)
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