The Public Policy Center served as a third party evaluator of the Heartland Family Service’s Residential Program for Women and Children, with an emphasis on pregnant and postpartum women (PPW). Our researchers assessed how well the program met the needs of their clientele and how the program effected levels of crime and violence.
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Perkins, T. and Shank, N. (2012). Fusion Project Evaluation: Telephone Survey – Random Sample of Lincoln Residents.
Tomkins, A. J., Bornstein, B. H., Herian, M. N., Rosenbaum, D. I., & Neeley, E. M.. (2012). An experiment in the law: Studying a technique to reduce failure to appear in court. Court Review, 48, 96-106.
Bornstein, B. H., Tomkins, A. J., Neeley, E. M., Herian, M. N., & Hamm, J. A. (2012). Reducing court’s failure-to-appear rate by written reminders. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0026293
O’Shea, D., Olson, J., & Shank, N. (2012). The Value of 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network: Benefits/Costs Analysis 2011-2012. Austin, TX: Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Services.
Using Court Date Reminder Postcards to Reduce Courts’ Failure to Appear Rates: A Benefit-Cost Analysis
Rosenbaum, D. I., Hutsell, N., Tomkins, A. J., Bornstein, B. H., Herian, M. N., & Neeley, E. M. (2012). Using court date reminder postcards to reduce courts’ failure to appear rates: A benefit-cost analysis. Judicature, 95, 177-187.
Perkins, T. and Shank, N. (2010). Fusion project evaluation (2009-2010).
C. Thiele. & H.Bird. (April 2010) PPW Family Works Final Report. SAMHSA