Completed Contracts

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; Landry & Smith, 1996).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, 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.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.

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