Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention and Treatment

Multnomah County Behavioral Health Treatment Court (MBHTC)

Project Director: Lauren Maxim, Ph.D.

Agency: Multnomah County

Multnomah County’s Department of County Human Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services Division received a 4-year, federally funded Adult Treatment Court Collaborative grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Program Evaluation for Prevention (PEP-C)

Project Director: Gillian Leichtling

Agency: RTI International

RMC Research is under subcontract with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) to collaborate on a national cross-site evaluation of the Strategic Prevention Framework Partnerships for Success (SPF-PFS) grant program.

Student Assistance Prevention and Intervention Services Program

Project Director: Gillian Leichtling

Agency: Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

RMC Research conducts annual, multisite evaluations of the Student Assistance Prevention and Intervention Services Program, Washington State’s initiative to support substance abuse prevention and intervention services in public schools across the state.

Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) Evaluation

Project Director: Gillian Leichtling

Agency: Oregon Health & Science University

RMC Research is evaluating the efforts of the Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) to expand the collaborative efforts and standards of practice among diverse groups of addiction and allied practitioners in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington through the provision of training, technical assistance, and support for the improvement of substance use disorder service delivery systems.

Central City Concern Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI)

Project Director: Lauren Maxim, Ph.D.

Agency: Central City Concern

In July 2012, Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon received funding from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to implement the 4-year Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI) grant.

Completed: 6/30/2015

Luke-Dorf Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI)—The Housing TEAM (Transition, Engagement and Mentoring) Program

Project Director: Lauren Maxim, Ph.D.

Agency: Luke-Dorf, Inc.

RMC Research is evaluating a 3-year program implemented by Luke-Dorf, Inc., a mental health services provider in Oregon, and funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.

Luke-Dorf Services in Supportive Housing Project

Project Director: Lauren Maxim, Ph.D.

Agency: Luke-Dorf, Inc.

RMC Research evaluated a 5-year housing and integrated dual disorders treatment project implemented by Luke-Dorf, Inc., a mental health services provider in Oregon, and funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services.

Completed: 9/30/2014

Assertive Family Treatment Program Evaluation for Phoenix House of Rhode Island

Project Director: Gillian Leichtling

Agency: Phoenix House of New England

RMC Research conducted a 3-year evaluation of the substance abuse treatment services provided through the Rhode Island Adolescent Treatment Initiatitve (RIATI) by Phoenix House, a nonprofit agency serving communities throughout New England. The initiative sought to increase access to evidence-based treatment and improve treatment outcomes.

Completed: 9/30/2013

PCP Tradition: Primary Care Physicians Take Responsibility for Alcohol and Drug Treatment (SBIRT)

Project Director: Kelly Jarvis, Ph.D.

Agency: Oregon Health and Science University

RMC Research partnered with Oregon Health & Science University and the Northwest Frontier Addiction Technology Transfer Center to create, disseminate, and evaluate a new curriculum promoting Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) practices in primary health care.

Completed: 9/29/2013

Medical Provider Training on Prescription Opioids and Pregnancy

Project Director: Gillian Leichtling

Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse

RMC Research received a Phase I grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Small Business Innovation Research Program to develop and evaluate an accredited online course for medical providers on the use of prescription opioids among pregnant women.

Completed: 3/31/2013

Safe Schools/Healthy Students National Evaluation 2010-2012

Project Director: Stephen L. Murray, Ph.D.

Agency: MANILA Consulting Group, Inc.

RMC Research, under 2 consecutive contracts beginning in 2005, teamed with MANILA Consulting Group and Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation to conduct the national evaluation of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative, a federal grant program that supports communities and schools to improve the safety and well-being of students through the integration of the education, mental health, social services, law enforcement, and juvenile justice systems at the local level.

Completed: 9/29/2012

SPF SIG Cross-site (Cohort III, IV, & V) Evaluation

Project Director: Kelly Jean Vander Ley, Ph.D.

Agency: Human Services Research Institute

RMC Research was subcontracted by the Human Services Research Institute to conduct a national cross-site evaluation of the third and fourth cohorts of Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG) recipients.

Completed: 9/2/2012

California Behavioral Health Needs Assessment

Project Director: Roy M. Gabriel, Ph.D.

Agency: Human Services Research Institute

RMC Research, as a subcontractor to the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI), assisted with needs assessment and service system planning for California’s behavioral health services system.

Completed: 3/31/2012

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