DataGadget Training / MAAU Meeting

DataGadget: Introduction and Application – 2 Hours

Synopsis: DataGadget is an online data collection tool for substance abuse prevention professionals. Current data entry in DataGadget is required by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health (DMH) for all programs funded by the Substance Abuse Block Grant. This training will introduce the participant to DataGadget and its uses. It will also discuss the types of data that can be entered into the application. It will discuss the importance of entering data correctly and in a timely manner. Finally, the training will have an interactive component where the trainer will use the system to enter data in real time, followed by the participants entering their own data in a controlled environment.

Objective 1: Introduce DataGadget, its uses, and its limits.

Describe DataGadget and how to set up an account. Discuss the data entry requirements by the Department of Mental Health.

Objective 2: Discuss the two types of prevention data that can be entered into DataGadget.

Discuss the differences between a One Time Event and an On-Going event. Give examples of each.

Objective 3: Participants will see a data entry example performed in real time. They will then enter data based off their new knowledge.

Participants will see a data entry example performed in real time. They will then enter data based off their new knowledge.

Agenda

  • 9:00 – Introduction
  • 9:10 – Introduction to DataGadget.
  • 9:20 – How to set up an account.
  • 9:30 – Importance of entering current data and DMH requirements.
  • 10:00 – Discuss the differences between a One Time Event and an On-Going event. Give examples of each.
  • 10:30 – Data Entry Example by facilitator
  • 10:40 – Participant Data Entry 10:55 – Wrap up and Evaluations

Presenter

Jordon Hillhouse, CPS, MBA

Location

NCADD of Central Mississippi

875 NorthPark Dr. Ridgeland, MS 39157

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Date

Dec. 18, 2019

Time

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presenter

Jordon Hillhouse, CPS, MBA

Location

NCADD of Central Mississippi

875 NorthPark Dr. Ridgeland, MS 39157

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