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Research & Evaluation

At the Center, an interdisciplinary team of researchers bring their expertise to conducting innovative research and evaluation for an array of services for children
and families.

Using both qualitative and quantitative approaches, research projects aim to provide useful information that informs policy and program improvement.  The Center’s research teams work collaboratively with community partners to ensure timely, relevant, and high-quality products. 


Current research projects span an array of topics related to child and family well-being, including child welfare, intimate partner violence, child abuse prevention, early childhood education, and family support.  Staff expertise includes survey and measure design, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, culturally sensitive evaluation, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation training and technical assistance.

For more information, please see our Projects page.