Completed Contracts

Dissertation Survey Support

Shannon McGill, MEd To provide technical support for a survey that measures relationships between perceived discrimination, ethnic identity, social support, critical consciousness, and psychological distress, and school engagement within a stress and coping framework for Latina/o youth.Read More
Michael Buckle, MS Start Date: April 1, 2016 End Date: July 29, 2016

Shannon McGill, MEd To provide technical support for a survey that measures relationships between perceived discrimination, ethnic identity, social support, critical consciousness, and psychological distress, and school engagement within a stress and coping framework for Latina/o youth.

Retailer Reward and Reminder (RRR)

Jean Lee, MS, Principal Investigator To implement RRR in rural communities and Eugene/Springfield metro area, a positive reinforcement program designed to support retailers who “do the right thing” and refuse sales to underage youth and remind those who would sell to minors of the legal and health consequences of such sales. Teams of at least one adult and two minors enter retail establishments,…Read More
Lane County Public Health Prevention Program Start Date: June 10, 2014 End Date: February 29, 2016

Jean Lee, MS, Principal Investigator
To implement RRR in rural communities and Eugene/Springfield metro area, a positive reinforcement program designed to support retailers who “do the right thing” and refuse sales to underage youth and remind those who would sell to minors of the legal and health consequences of such sales. Teams of at least one adult and two minors enter retail establishments, attempt to purchase alcohol, tobacco and lottery products, and reward or remind clerks of the law as indicated by clerk actions.

Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care Evaluation (NAPSACC)

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, & Julie C. Rusby, PhD, Co-PIs To determine if the NAPSACC intervention model is being implemented effectively and with fidelity in child care facilities in Lane County, Oregon, and to determine the extent to which short- and long term outcomes were achieved. Read More
Lane County Public Health Prevention Program Start Date: September 1, 2015 End Date: February 29, 2016

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, & Julie C. Rusby, PhD, Co-PIs
To determine if the NAPSACC intervention model is being implemented effectively and with fidelity in child care facilities in Lane County, Oregon, and to determine the extent to which short- and long term outcomes were achieved.

Implement the VERB Summer Scorecard

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, Principal Investigator To implement and promote the Centers for Disease Control’s “VERB scorecard” youth activity incentive program for youth in Lane County, Oregon, particularly in rural areas.Read More
Lane County Public Health Prevention Program Start Date: March 1, 2015 End Date: December 31, 2015

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, Principal Investigator
To implement and promote the Centers for Disease Control’s “VERB scorecard” youth activity incentive program for youth in Lane County, Oregon, particularly in rural areas.

Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) Training to Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Tony Biglan, PhD, Principal Investigator To provide Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) training to Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) workers who are part of an intervention to incentivize pregnant mothers to quit smoking.  Read More
Lane County Public Health Prevention Program Start Date: November 1, 2014 End Date: October 31, 2015

Tony Biglan, PhD, Principal Investigator
To provide Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) training to Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) workers who are part of an intervention to incentivize pregnant mothers to quit smoking.

 

Technical Assistance to OHA and Coordinated Care Organization

Jorge Ramirez Garcia, PhD, Mark Van Ryzin, PhD, Deborah Toobert, PhD, & Tony Biglan, PhD, Co-Principal Investigators To provide technical assistance to evaluate healthcare transformation activities in Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs).  Read More
Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Start Date: March 12, 2015 End Date: September 30, 2015

Jorge Ramirez Garcia, PhD, Mark Van Ryzin, PhD, Deborah Toobert, PhD, & Tony Biglan, PhD, Co-Principal Investigators
To provide technical assistance to evaluate healthcare transformation activities in Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs).

 

Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc.

Lewis R. Goldberg, PhD, Principal Investigator Dr. Goldberg will help HAS design and implement empirical studies, consult with HAS about HAS-related operations, and generally help HAS in ways specified by HAS management.Read More
Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc., Tulsa, OK Start Date: January 1, 2007 End Date: June 30, 2015

Lewis R. Goldberg, PhD, Principal Investigator
Dr. Goldberg will help HAS design and implement empirical studies, consult with HAS about HAS-related operations, and generally help HAS in ways specified by HAS management.

University of Queensland Coding

Dr. Julie Rusby, PI To code video-recorded data of play task for University of Queensland Triple P Parenting Program study.Read More
Parenting and Family Support Centre (PFSC), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Start Date: February 13, 2015 End Date: May 31, 2015

Dr. Julie Rusby, PI
To code video-recorded data of play task for University of Queensland Triple P Parenting Program study.

Oregon Justice Department

Laura Backen Jones, PhD, Contractor Dr. Backen Jones reviewed and evaluated the mandatory parenting seminar program provided by Deschutes County Circuit Court.Read More
Oregon Department of Justice Start Date: September 1, 2014 End Date: November 1, 2014

Laura Backen Jones, PhD, Contractor
Dr. Backen Jones reviewed and evaluated the mandatory parenting seminar program provided by Deschutes County Circuit Court.

Parental Control during Adolescence Survey

Jorge Garcia Ramirez, PhD, Contractor Dr. Ramirez executed data collection via survey for the Parental Control during adolescence project.Read More
Subcontract with University of Montreal Start Date: October 1, 2013 End Date: April 30, 2014

Jorge Garcia Ramirez, PhD, Contractor
Dr. Ramirez executed data collection via survey for the Parental Control during adolescence project.

Interactive Internet Intervention for Low-Income Mothers of Infants in Rural Communities

Ed Feil, PhD, Principal Investigator The project established an Internet-based, computer-delivered parent-training intervention (OHP Infant-Net) tailored to Trillium’s clients of low-income mothers with infants aged 3.5 to 7.5 months living in rural communities and their Service Providers (e.g., Nurse Home Visitors and Healthy Start/Healthy Families Horne Visitors). The intervention was based upon a digitized version of the video-based empirically-supported Play and Learning Strategies program (PALS;…Read More
Trillium Community Health Plan Start Date: January 1, 2013 End Date: December 31, 2013

Ed Feil, PhD, Principal Investigator
The project established an Internet-based, computer-delivered parent-training intervention (OHP Infant-Net) tailored to Trillium’s clients of low-income mothers with infants aged 3.5 to 7.5 months living in rural communities and their Service Providers (e.g., Nurse Home Visitors and Healthy Start/Healthy Families Horne Visitors). The intervention was based upon a digitized version of the video-based empirically-supported Play and Learning Strategies program (PALS; Landry & Smith, 1996).

Mobility International USAID Evaluation

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, Contractor This evaluation provided a qualitative assessment of three phases of programs conducted by Mobility International USAID (MIUSA) to promote disability inclusion in USAID supported development programs. The three program phases cover a decade of work on disability inclusion aimed at providing technical assistance and training to: 1) model organizations conducting international work (the International Office of Migration,…Read More
Mobility International USA (MIUSA), Eugene, OR office Start Date: May 25, 2011 End Date: September 30, 2011

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, Contractor
This evaluation provided a qualitative assessment of three phases of programs conducted by Mobility International USAID (MIUSA) to promote disability inclusion in USAID supported development programs. The three program phases cover a decade of work on disability inclusion aimed at providing technical assistance and training to: 1) model organizations conducting international work (the International Office of Migration, Mercy Corps, America Friends Service Committee, Holt International, Trickle UP, and Church World Service), 2) USAID mission offices, non-governmental organizations, and disabled people organizations in Albania, Guatemala, and Ecuador, and 3) USAID mission offices, non-governmental organizations, and disabled people organizations in Columbia, Ethiopia & Jordan.

Signal Patterns, Inc.

Lewis R. Goldberg, PhD, Contractor Dr. Goldberg’s services to Signal Patterns Inc. included designing and implementing online social networking experiments and the analysis and interpretation of the resulting data. Dr. Goldberg proposed and developed algorithms for matching individuals based on their personality traits and other attributes, as well as proposed and developed measures of personality traits and other attributes.…Read More
Signal Patterns, Inc. (formerly Signal Match, Inc.), Briarcliff Manor, NY Start Date: February 1, 2007 End Date: January 31, 2010

Lewis R. Goldberg, PhD, Contractor
Dr. Goldberg’s services to Signal Patterns Inc. included designing and implementing online social networking experiments and the analysis and interpretation of the resulting data. Dr. Goldberg proposed and developed algorithms for matching individuals based on their personality traits and other attributes, as well as proposed and developed measures of personality traits and other attributes.

Elders in Action

Deborah Toobert, PhD, Contractor Dr. Toobert provided evaluation of the feedback from new users of the Healthy Changes program and wrote articles on the program promoting its dissemination in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Toobert participated in the Advisory Coalition, and provided 6-month activity reports as requested.Read More
Elders in Action, Portland, OR Start Date: October 1, 2006 End Date: September 30, 2007

Deborah Toobert, PhD, Contractor
Dr. Toobert provided evaluation of the feedback from new users of the Healthy Changes program and wrote articles on the program promoting its dissemination in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Toobert participated in the Advisory Coalition, and provided 6-month activity reports as requested.