New CSAT GPRA Resources available
New CSAT Government Performance and Results Act Client Outcome Measures for Discretionary Programs Tool (CSAT GPRA Tool) Resources are Available on SPARS:
Training Course! Data Entry for the CSAT GPRA Tool
The “Data Entry for the CSAT GPRA Tool Training Course” was released in March 2023 and details the process through which users may enter, view, and edit client-level data for the new CSAT GPRA Tool in SPARS. This training video is for users who manually enter GPRA Tool records in SPARS.
Updated CSAT GPRA Tool Codebook
Two versions of the CSAT GPRA Tool Codebook are available on SPARS. The older version, posted in December 2022 and available under the Previous Versions heading, will be retired on May 17, 2023. The revised Codebook, with a version date of April 2023, will be required for uploads submitted on or after May 18, 2023.
In the revised Codebook there are several (5) field additions, multiple (13) field name changes, and many small adjustments to the allowable values for fields.
The updated Codebook has a ‘ChangeLog’ tab listing the differences from the December 2022 codebook version.
Two versions of the CSAT GPRA Tool CSV Batch Upload Template are available on SPARS, corresponding to the two versions of the Codebook. The older version of the Template, posted in January 2023 and available under the Previous Versions heading, will be retired on May 17, 2023. The revised Template, with a version date of April 2023, will be required for uploads submitted on or after May 18, 2023.
In the revised Template there are several (5) field additions, multiple (13) field name changes, and many small adjustments to the allowable values for fields.
The updated CSV Upload Template (April 2023 version) will be required for uploads submitted on or after May 18, 2023.
CSV Batch Upload Data Preparation Office Hours Video and Slides
This video presentation and slide deck, available since February 2023, describes how to format data for CSV batch upload and is available from the SPARS Training page (requires login).
Updated Schema Files for XML Batch Upload for new CSAT GPRA Tool
Updated versions of the three CSAT GPRA Tool schema files that are used by grantees in the XML batch upload process are available on SPARS as of April 12, 2023. These versions replace the draft versions that were posted on SPARS in December 2022 and feature field name and other changes to better align XML and CSV uploading.
CSAT GPRA Services Document XML Schema: This schema is used for batch uploading data for State Opioid Response (SOR) program and other grant programs that do not require completion of Section H of the GPRA Tool.
CSAT GPRA SBIRT Document XML Schema: This document is to be used for Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grants.
Common Types XML Schema: This document provides common XML type definitions that are used for all grants who are uploading via the XML process.
The Drug Pronunciation sheet became available in March 2023, and shows the pronunciation of substances in the new CSAT GPRA tool, with their locations within the tool.
Coming Soon! Frequently Asked Questions
The Frequently Asked Questions document will be released soon. It is updated to reflect the new CSAT GPRA Tool and incorporates common Help Desk questions.
If you have questions about these resources, please contact the SPARS Help Desk via email, SPARSHelpDesk@mathematica-mpr.com or phone, 800-685-7623, from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET.
Announcement Date: 05/18/2023