Wayne State University


Wayne State University School of Social Work faculty and staff are available to provide a variety of services for your organization. Our faculty has expertise working in a many areas of social work, as well as with different populations (e.g. children, elderly, homeless). If you have research questions that you would like to explore, our faculty is ready to assist you. 

In addition, faculty and staff can provide support for your organization on projects large and small. All of our professional services are available on a contractual basis. We're equipped to help with short term consultation and longer term technical assistance. We have experience in a range of survey, evaluation, and programming services. 

If you have an idea for a project, contact us and we will work with you on developing a research evaluation or consulting projects that fit your needs and your budget. Contact Elizabeth Agius, Manager of Community Partnerships at 313-577-5251 or ad2634@wayne.edu.

We offer technical expertise in:

  • Program design and development
  • Survey research (development, implementation, and analysis)
  • Evaluation design and implementation
  • Focus group facilitation
  • Key informant interviews
  • Needs assessments
  • Data collection and statistical analysis
  • Social marketing
  • Training in best practices and evaluation
  • Staff development

Areas of expertise:

  • Interpersonal violence
  • Domestic violence
  • Child welfare
  • Gerontology
  • Prisoner re-entry
  • Homelessness
  • Juvenile justice
  • Housing
  • Health
  • Substance abuse, prevention and treatment
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Youth and families
  • Children and schools
  • Social welfare policy
  • Mental health
  • Gambling
  • International social work