Center for Human Services Research (CHSR) Awarded Four New Grants

Center for Human Services Research (CHSR) Awarded Four New Grants

  • Evaluation of the Spring for Hope Respite Retreat — CHSR will evaluate the Retreat, a partnership of Creative Healing Connections and Homeward Bound Adirondacks which offers 120 military service members the opportunity reintegrate with and strengthen their family units. Researchers on the study are CHSR Senior Research Scientist Ken Robin and Research Scientist Sandra McGinnis.
  • Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative — CHSR is partnering with Westchester County on a National Institute of Justice Office on Women Against Violence-funded evaluation of systems and partnerships that addresses domestic violence and intimate partner homicide and its prevention. Researchers on the study are CHSR Research Scientists Susan Dietzel and Amy Barasch, and School of Social Welfare Professor Carolyn Smith.
  • Community Nutrition Assessment — CHSR, led by Senior Research Support Specialist Sarah Rain and Program Analyst Cori Robohn, is conducting a study of factors that would encourage healthy food choices by low-income residents residing in Washington and Warren counties.
  • Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative — CHSR is collecting and analyzing data that will inform policy and case-level decisions for Albany County’s Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI). The initiative aims to reduce unnecessary and inappropriate placement in secure detention for New York State youth. The study is led by CHSR Research Scientist Susan Dietzel.

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