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Nebraska Statewide Recycling Evaluation

This project evaluated opportunities, barriers, and gaps for recycling and solid waste disposal across all Nebraska counties and municipalities.  Tools for the program evaluation included a multi-modal survey approach as well as several stakeholder focus groups.  As part of the project, the research team collected stakeholder input on strategies to enhance recycling in Nebraska in […]

Perceived Impacts of a Public HealthTraining Center Field Placement Program Among Trainees: Findings from a Small Group Externship Experience

Johansson, P., Grimm, B., Abdel-Monem, T., Hoffman, S. J., DeKraai, M., & McMillan, A. (2014). Perceived impacts of a public health training center field placement program among trainees: Findings from a small group externship experience. Frontiers in Public Health, 2, art. 67. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00067.

Peer Support Certification Evaluation

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the Public Policy Center to assess Nebraska’s current peer support certification process and to assist in coordinating a trauma-informed care initiative. The project included a review of literature on certification and trauma related to peer support services, a survey and focus groups conducted with peer […]

Nebraska Department of Education Career Technical Education Survey

This study aimed to identify perceptions of Nebraska Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs among secondary CTE teachers, math and science teachers, principals, curriculum directors, and superintendents within Nebraska’s public schools. The Nebraska Department of Education was in the process of revising the state standards and curriculum frameworks for career technical education. The results were […]

2-1-1 in the Mid-South Delta: A Collective Case Study

This project provided evaluation and consultation assistance for the Mid-South Delta Initiative Project (MSDI), which provided financial and technical assistance resources to 2-1-1s in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Hurricanes Katrina and Rita highlighted the need for scalable statewide 2-1-1s in the Gulf Coast region.