The Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnership has a broad portfolio of evaluation and research activities that reflect a history of successful collaboration and performance on statewide and local initiatives and large scale evaluations.
The Center is staffed by researchers with expertise and experience in managing and analyzing large databases, collaborating with local and statewide stakeholders and providing Training and Technical Assistance on a variety of evidence-based practices.
Some examples of current and recent evaluation initiatives at the Center include:
- Serving as the state evaluator for North Carolina’s CMHS/SAMHSA LAUNCH grant (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health)
- Serving as the evaluator of Guilford County’s Mental Health Treatment Court and Juvenile Drug Court
- Serving as evaluator for School-Based Health Centers and Integrative Health Care Networks
- Coordinating and providing training and technical assistance for NC System of Care
- Serving as site evaluator for CMHS/SAMHSA system of care grant
- Serving as research partner for NC Middle Judicial District for the national initiative Project Safe Neighborhoods to reduce gun violence
- Implementing NC’s statewide infrastructure SAMSHA grant for reducing adolescent substance abuse