The intent of this evaluation project is to conduct an assessment of the costs and effectiveness of recovery-oriented PACT in promoting community living, reducing hospitalizations, and reducing criminal justice involvement among persons with severe mental illness.
ALMA – Amigas Latinas Motivando el Alma/Latina Friends Motivating the Soul
Project ALMA focuses on promoting emotional health and reducing mental health stressors for Latinas.
Project CONNECT / Community Bridges to Cancer Clinical Trials
The goal of Project CONNECT, an initiative funded by EXPORT, is to increase the number of African Americans involved in clinical research.
Project GRACE (Growing Reaching, Advocating for Change and Empowerment)
Project GRACE focuses on reducing the spread of HIV in African American communities.
Project EAST (Education and Access to Services and Testing)
Project EAST is a community-academic partnership that spans eight NC counties and leverages the expertise of a multi-county Community Advisory Board.
Incorporating Comparative Effectiveness Research Tools to Examine the Effect of a Reimbursement Policy Change on Local Public Health Service Outcomes
Examines the consequences of a recent dramatic reduction of Medicaid reimbursement funding for a program that since the late 1980s has provided evidence-based case management, maternity outreach and postpartum services to low-income women and their children, and contributed to improved birth outcomes in these at-risk populations.
Clinical Trials Matrix Support to the National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program
Through a subcontract with SAIC-Frederick, this project will further develop, refine and evaluate the National Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) Clinical Trials Best Practice Matrix Tool for broader use in the NCI community cancer research program beyond the NCCCP.
Padres Efectivos (Parent Activation): Skills Latina Mothers use to get Healthcare for Their Children
The long-term goal of this research is to improve the mental health care and outcomes of Latino children with mental health needs.
Access, Quality and Financial Implications of the Transitions of Children with Autism
Kathleen Thomas, Ph.D., Principal Investigator A growing foundation of evidence indicates that families of children with autism experience problems of access, financial burden and difficulties paying for health care and autism services, but little evidence positions these experiences in time as they relate to critical childhood milestones. There is some evidence that childhood transitions, into,… Read more »
The Cultural Authority of Science in the Public Sphere: Creating Data Streams for Further Advances
The rationale for this project is that it will create the foundation for a vibrant research community that can examine how social groups vary in their trust/distrust of organized science.
Crisis Pilot Project Evaluation
The Crisis Pilot Project Evaluation will address four questions specific to the crisis pilot Local Management Entities and their respective state psychiatric hospitals
Development of a New Methodology for Mental Health Professional Shortage Designation
This two-year project will compile small-area (i.e., county or county cluster) information on mental health workforce supply, estimate mental health service needs and utilization based upon available epidemiological data, and develop a formula for linking and weighting these data to identify under-served areas.
ICARE Program Evaluation
The goals of this evaluation are to provide all ICARE partners and other stakeholders with reliable and timely information on the implementation and outcomes of ICARE’s local demonstration projects that can be used to address problems, build on strengths, and leverage future opportunities.
Implementation, Fidelity and Sustainability of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment
The re-analysis of these data seeks to examine further the benefits of Forensic Assertive Community Treatment versus FICM in achieving desirable public health and public safety outcomes.
Medicaid Capitation: Cost Shifting and Multisystem Use
This is a longitudinal study of the impact of Medicaid capitation on the use of multiple systems of care in King County (Seattle), Washington and is the first comprehensive, population based effort to assess the inter-system impacts of managed behavioral health care and cost shifting from behavioral health to local jails.