Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 40715 [2016-14710]

Download as PDF 40715 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2016 / Notices Number of respondents Responses/ respondent Burden/ responses (hours) Total burden hours 500 ............................................................................................................................................... 1 1.5 750 Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request proposed projects. To request more information on the proposed projects or to obtain a copy of the information collection plans, call the SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer on (240) 276– 1243. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 concerning opportunity for public comment on proposed collections of information, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will publish periodic summaries of Proposed Project: Pretesting of Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Mental Health Services Communication Messages—(OMB No. 0930–0196)—Extension As the federal agency responsible for developing and disseminating authoritative knowledge about Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15E57–B, Rockville, Maryland 20857, OR email a copy to summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received by August 22, 2016. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2016–14711 Filed 6–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Number of respondents Activity Individual In-depth Interviews: General Public .......................................................................................... Service Providers ..................................................................................... Focus Group Interviews: General Public .......................................................................................... Service Providers ..................................................................................... Telephone Interviews: General Public .......................................................................................... Service Providers ..................................................................................... Self-Administered Questionnaires: General Public .......................................................................................... Service Providers ..................................................................................... Gatekeeper Reviews: General Public .......................................................................................... Service Providers ..................................................................................... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Total .......................................................................................................... Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15E57–B, substance abuse prevention, addiction treatment, and mental health services and for mobilizing consumer support and increasing public understanding to overcome the stigma attached to addiction and mental illness, SAMHSA is responsible for development and dissemination of a wide range of education and information materials for both the general public and the professional communities. This submission is for generic approval and will provide for formative and qualitative evaluation activities to (1) Assess audience knowledge, attitudes, behavior and other characteristics for the planning and development of messages, communication strategies and public information programs; and (2) test these messages, strategies and program components in developmental form to assess audience comprehension, reactions, and perceptions. Information obtained from testing can then be used to improve materials and strategies while revisions are still affordable and possible. The annual burden associated with these activities is summarized below. Responses/ respondent Hours per response Total hours 400 200 1 1 .75 .75 300 150 3,000 1,500 1 1 1.5 1.5 4,500 2,250 335 165 1 1 .08 .08 27 13 2,680 1,320 1 1 .25 .25 670 330 1,200 900 1 1 .50 .50 600 450 11,700 ........................ ........................ 9,290 Rockville, Maryland 20857, OR email a copy to summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received by August 22, 2016. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2016–14710 Filed 6–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:02 Jun 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 120 (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

    In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 concerning opportunity for public comment on proposed 
collections of information, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health 
Services Administration (SAMHSA) will publish periodic summaries of 
proposed projects. To request more information on the proposed projects 
or to obtain a copy of the information collection plans, call the 
SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer on (240) 276-1243.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collections of 
information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

Proposed Project: Pretesting of Substance Abuse Prevention and 
Treatment and Mental Health Services Communication Messages--(OMB No. 
0930-0196)--Extension

    As the federal agency responsible for developing and disseminating 
authoritative knowledge about substance abuse prevention, addiction 
treatment, and mental health services and for mobilizing consumer 
support and increasing public understanding to overcome the stigma 
attached to addiction and mental illness, SAMHSA is responsible for 
development and dissemination of a wide range of education and 
information materials for both the general public and the professional 
communities. This submission is for generic approval and will provide 
for formative and qualitative evaluation activities to (1) Assess 
audience knowledge, attitudes, behavior and other characteristics for 
the planning and development of messages, communication strategies and 
public information programs; and (2) test these messages, strategies 
and program components in developmental form to assess audience 
comprehension, reactions, and perceptions. Information obtained from 
testing can then be used to improve materials and strategies while 
revisions are still affordable and possible. The annual burden 
associated with these activities is summarized below.

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                                                     Number of      Responses/       Hours per
                    Activity                        respondents     respondent       response       Total hours
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Individual In-depth Interviews:
    General Public..............................             400               1             .75             300
    Service Providers...........................             200               1             .75             150
Focus Group Interviews:
    General Public..............................           3,000               1             1.5           4,500
    Service Providers...........................           1,500               1             1.5           2,250
Telephone Interviews:
    General Public..............................             335               1             .08              27
    Service Providers...........................             165               1             .08              13
Self-Administered Questionnaires:
    General Public..............................           2,680               1             .25             670
    Service Providers...........................           1,320               1             .25             330
Gatekeeper Reviews:
    General Public..............................           1,200               1             .50             600
    Service Providers...........................             900               1             .50             450
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    Total.......................................          11,700  ..............  ..............           9,290
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    Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, 
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15E57-B, Rockville, Maryland 20857, OR email a 
copy to summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received 
by August 22, 2016.

Summer King,
Statistician.
[FR Doc. 2016-14710 Filed 6-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4162-20-P