Wilder Research: Studies and Reports

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Fostering Futures
Fostering Futures is a statewide initiative in Wisconsin aimed at integrating trauma-informed principles into county-based child welfare agencies and state agencies. The evaluation aimed to capture how teams implemented the initiative and its impact on trauma-informed care systems change.
Topic: Youth and Family
Most recent report: August 2017
 
LISC Occupational Skills Initiative
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) implemented bridge training programs at seven national sites. The goal of the Occupational Skills Initiative is to connect participants to job training that leads to jobs with living wages and career growth opportunities. Wilder Research conducted a process evaluation of the implementation of the model.
Topic: Communities
Most recent report: August 2017
 
Youth Leadership Initiative
The Youth Leadership Initiative is a multicultural program designed to help youth develop strong, effective leadership skills to work in diverse community settings. The program assists youth in learning about themselves, working with others, and engaging in meaningful action.
Topic: Youth and Family
Most recent report: August 2017
 
Hennepin County Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Hennepin County Public Health worked with Wilder Research to conduct a culturally based needs assessment related to emergency preparedness among several immigrant and refugee communities living in Hennepin County. Findings will be used to inform emergency preparedness plans and better serve diverse communities.
Topic: Health
Most recent report: July 2017
 
Live Well at Home
The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Community Services for Aging received a Live Well at Home grant to develop and test an initiative focused on caregiving in African American and Hmong communities.
Topic: Older Adults
Most recent report: July 2017
 
Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Wilder Research conducted a survey to learn more about the workplace experiences of individuals with neurodiverse conditions such as Asperger's syndrome, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, and dyscalculia.
Topic: Health
Most recent report: July 2017
 
Guild Incorporated Young Adult Assertive Community Treatment
Guild Incorporated runs an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) service called Equilibrium (EQ). The initiative focuses on youth who have a serious mental health condition and intervenes after the first episode of a mental health crisis or psychotic episode. This report describes participant outcomes.
Topic: Mental Health
Most recent report: June 2017
 
Homelessness in Minnesota 2015 Study
Every three years, Wilder Research conducts a statewide survey of people who are homeless or living in temporary housing programs. The study includes counts and estimates of the number of people who are homeless and face-to-face interviews with homeless people throughout Minnesota to better understand the causes and circumstances of homelessness.
Topic: Homelessness and Housing
Most recent report: June 2017
 
National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable
The 80% by 2018 campaign is an effort by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) through the American Cancer Society (ACS) to reach the goal of having 80 percent of adults age 50 or older regularly screened for colorectal cancer. Wilder Research provided evaluation guidance for organizations that used their communications guidebook and created an evaluation toolkit for measuring activities to increase screening and awareness.
Topic: Health
Most recent report: June 2017
 
Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood
Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood is an initiative to ensure all children have the resources they need to succeed. The Promise Neighborhood encompasses a 250-block area in the Summit-University and Frogtown neighborhoods.
Topic: Communities
Most recent report: June 2017
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