ACF funded 18 grantees to develop and test comprehensive programs to reduce homelessness among former foster youth. Mathematica is providing implementation technical assistance to six grantees to strengthen their abilitly to use data to make evidence-based decisions.
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Mathematica evaluates programs designed to improve the well-being of young children and their families, particularly those at greatest risk in our society. The projects reviewed here illustrate the diversity of themes we address, the range of clients we serve, and the breadth of our early childhood and family research. Read more about our work in the early childhood area.
Building Capacity to Evaluate Interventions for Youth with Child Welfare Involvement at Risk of Homelessness: Phase I and II
The Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation (MIHOPE)
Mathematica enrolled families into the MIHOPE study, obtained informed consent from study participants, conducted random assignment of families into the treatment and control groups, collected child and family outcome data via baseline telephone surveys, and observed the quality of the home environment.
Senior Survey Researcher
Cleo Jacobs Johnson specializes in early childhood, education, and family support research.Featured Projects
- Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)
- Building Strong Families: Strengthening Unmarried Parents' Relationships
- Informal Caregivers Research Project: Characteristics, Networks, and Needs of Informal Caregivers and Parents in California
- Informal Caregivers Research Project (INCARE): Ecomap Interview Protocol
- Family Support
- Strengthening Families and Responsible Fatherhood
- Early Childhood
- Child Welfare
- School Choice and Charters
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