Wayne State University

Active community research projects

The Wayne State School of Social Work faculty and staff are available to provide a variety of services for your organization. Learn more about the services offered by the Center for Social Work Research!

Delta Manor and Delta Prep Better People Program PVM-2C_Horiz.jpg

Presbyterian Villages of Michigan and Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice are working with the Center for Social Work Research to pilot an intergenerational program composed of senior residents living at Delta Manor and high school students from Delta Prep. The Center for Social Work Research will be assist with a needs assessment, program planning and an evaluation of the pilot program. The program aims to promote intergenerational conversations and activities that allow the two groups to learn from each other.

Learn more about the Delta Manor Apartments/Presbyterian Villages of Michigan.

Learn more about the Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice.


Evaluation of the 21st Century Community Learning Center  
2016-2017 After-School Program

Elizabeth Agius of the Center for Social Work Research is conducting her fifth year of evaluation for the West Village Academy and The Dearborn Academy 21st Century Community Learning Center after-school program. Ms. Agius conducts site visits at various schools, examines and analyzes programs for strengths, challenges and needs, provides consultation on grant submissions and reports and creates reports on evaluation findings for the program Director and staff.

Learn more about the 21st Century Community Learning Center.


Evaluation of Oakland Family Services' Fussy Baby and Parents as Teachers Programs 

Neva Nahan of the Center for Social Work Research is evaluating two infant mental health programs at Oakland Family Services: Fussy Baby and Parents as Teachers. Ms. Nahan will analyze pre and post data from program participants and present the findings to OFS staff.

Learn more about Oakland Family Services.