Completed Contracts

Evaluation of Ophelia’s Place Program Implementation in Rural Middle Schools

Erika Westling, PhD To evaluate a three component intervention in middle and high schools in rural Lane County that aim to decrease bullying and relational violence in schools, strengthen girls, and educate and empower staff to facilitate these positive changes.Read More
Ford Family Foundation, Collin’s Foundation Start Date: September 1, 2015 End Date: February 1, 2018

Erika Westling, PhD
To evaluate a three component intervention in middle and high schools in rural Lane County that aim to decrease bullying and relational violence in schools, strengthen girls, and educate and empower staff to facilitate these positive changes.

Evaluation of Lane County’s Family Check-Up Program

B Grace Bullock, PhD, Principal Investigator To evaluate Lane County’s implementation of the Family Check-Up model of parenting intervention.Read More
Lane County Public Health Prevention Start Date: July 1, 2017 End Date: January 31, 2018

B Grace Bullock, PhD, Principal Investigator To evaluate Lane County’s implementation of the Family Check-Up model of parenting intervention.

OHA Smile & Healthy Growth 2017 Survey Coordination

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, & Erica Finstad, PhD To assist the Oregon Health Authority's Oral Health Program coordinate and implement the Smile Survey 2017 and the Healthy Growth Survey 2017.Read More
Oregon Health Authority, Public Health, Maternal and Child Health/Oral Health Start Date: May 11, 2016 End Date: December 31, 2017

Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD, & Erica Finstad, PhD To assist the Oregon Health Authority’s Oral Health Program coordinate and implement the Smile Survey 2017 and the Healthy Growth Survey 2017.

Evaluation of HPCDP’s Work with Regional Health Equity Coalitions in Oregon

Jorge Ramírez García, PhD, & Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is contracting with the ORI CES to evaluate HPCDP’s work with the three Regional Health Equity Coalitions (RHECs) funded since 2011 to identify successes and lessons learned related to two topics: A) Integration of tobacco and chronic disease data into local equity planning,…Read More
Oregon Health Authority Start Date: October 11, 2016 End Date: June 30, 2017

Jorge Ramírez García, PhD, & Deb Johnson-Shelton, PhD

The Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) Section of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is contracting with the ORI CES to evaluate HPCDP’s work with the three Regional Health Equity Coalitions (RHECs) funded since 2011 to identify successes and lessons learned related to two topics: A) Integration of tobacco and chronic disease data into local equity planning, and B) Engagement in public health related policy, system, and environmental change into community conversations and plans that seek to increase health equity.

Information collected will help inform HPCDP’s quality improvement efforts to strengthen the state public health system’s infrastructure to support RHECs in contributing to community health policy initiatives.

OYSUP Data Support

Missy Peterson To provide data support for Oregon Youth Substance Use Project.Read More
Washington University Start Date: April 1, 2017 End Date: April 30, 2017

Missy Peterson To provide data support for Oregon Youth Substance Use Project.

A Global Dissemination and Implementation Study to Evaluate the World Association for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts Free Being Me Body Image Program

Eric Stice, PhD, Principal Investigator To evaluate the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) implementation and dissemination internationally of Eric Stice’s Free Being Me body acceptance intervention.Read More
WAGGGS Trading Ltd. from Dove® Corporation Start Date: April 1, 2015 End Date: February 28, 2017

Eric Stice, PhD, Principal Investigator
To evaluate the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) implementation and dissemination internationally of Eric Stice’s Free Being Me body acceptance intervention.

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.

Trillium Integration and Incubation (TIIP) Descriptive Analysis and Report

Deborah Toobert, PhD, Tony Biglan, PhD, Jorge Ramirez Garcia, PhD, & Mark Van Ryzin, PhD, Co-PIs A case study design to determine optimal research strategy for efforts to integrate behavioral health and primary care at Trillium clinics.Read More
Trillium Community Health Plan Start Date: November 1, 2014 End Date: March 31, 2015

Deborah Toobert, PhD, Tony Biglan, PhD, Jorge Ramirez Garcia, PhD, & Mark Van Ryzin, PhD, Co-PIs
A case study design to determine optimal research strategy for efforts to integrate behavioral health and primary care at Trillium clinics.

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.

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