Partners: One Community One Family, Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation, and Ohio Valley Opportunities.
MIECHV EvaluationThe Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program was a five year federally funded project to enhance Healthy Families Indiana and Nurse Family Partnerships home visiting programs. These programs promoted maternal and child health and development among families at-risk through training, screenings, assessment, and referral coordination to community services. The evaluation of these programs assisted state agency and local program administrators with program improvement and informed policy makers regarding the impact and sustainability of the Indiana MIECHV program.
Partners: Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana Department of Child Services, Healthy Families Indiana, and Indiana Nurse Family Partnerships.
Milan School Mental Health Integration
Partners: One Community One Family, Milan Community Schools.
ParamountProcess evaluation of a pilot school-based intervention that sought to identify children at risk for poor academic outcomes via student-nurse interactions and provided tiered support in accordance with a response to intervention (RTI) framework. The study included intervention fidelity, dosage and adaptations and resulted in a conceptual model of the intervention with identified core components. Study findings informed intervention expansion and replication and aided in the strategic work of the collaborative partnership to optimize student academic performance.
Partners: Paramount School of Excellence.
Safety PIN (Protecting Indiana’s Newborns)
Partners: One Community One Family and Choices Coordinated Care Solutions.
Substance Abuse PreventionWe also provided evaluation, capacity building, and technical assistance to coalitions and substance abuse treatment providers to help prevent and reduce substance use among youth and adults. Using the Community-Based Participatory Research model, we collaborated with local and regional coalitions to design needs assessments, collect and analyze data, make data available to the community, and facilitate the use of data to inform decision making and prevention efforts throughout Indiana. We also helped groups strategically plan and use data in their daily work practices, for continuous quality improvement and to sustain funding.
Partners: Dearborn County Jail Chemical Addictions Program, Southeastern Local Coordinating Council Collaborative Team (SEL3CT), and CEASe of Scott County.