Wayne State University

Current research

A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Culturally Specifically Latina Victim Service Program: The LAVIDA Partnership

Funder: Office on Violence Against Women
Principal Investigator: Debra Patterson
Co-Investigator: Stella Resko

Assessing the Physical Health of Foster Youth: A Review of Michigan's Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment Initiative

Funder: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Principal Investigator: Angelique Day


Barriers and Strategies to Mental Health for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Funder: WSU Office of the Provost University Research Grant
Principal Investigator: Megan Piel

Before Three To Suceed Evaluation

Funder: Oakland Family Services
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Agius

Developmental Disabilities Institute Needs Assessment 2016-2017

Funder: University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Principal Investigator: Neva Nahan
Co-Investigator: Caitlin Brown

Enhancing Clinical Education Through Innovative Academic-Practice Partnerships Using a Statewide Collaboration Between Schools of Nursing, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Community Health Centers and an Area Health Education Center

Funder: Health Resouces & Services Administration
Principal Investigator: Linda George
Evaluator: Kim Jaffee

Evaluation of Spaulding for Children's Critical Ongoing Resource Family Education

Funder: DHHS Administration on Children and Youth and Families Children's Bureau
Principal Investigator: Angelique Day
Co-Investigator: Debra Patterson

Evaluation of the Strategic Prevention Framework Grant

Funder: State of Michigan Bureau of Substance Abuse
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Agius

Integrating Adolescent Substance Abuse Screening, Brief Intervention and Treatment (SBIRT) throughout Social Work and Nursing School Education

Funder: NORC at the University of Chicago
Principal Investigator: Stella Resko

Phase II: Flint Area Community Health & Environmental Partnership

Funder: State of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Joanne Sobeck
Co-Investigators: Joanne Smith-Darden, Poco Kernsmith, Tam Perry and Susan Lebold

Policy to Action: A Student-Run Initiative

Funder: Council on Social Work Education
Principal Investigator: Takisha Lashore

Psychosocial Characteristic Predictors of Short- and Long-Term Treatment Outcomes among Patients in an Urban Methadone Clinic

Funder: WSU Office of the Provost 
Principal Investigator: Jamey Lister
Co-Investigators: Mark Greenwald & David Ledgerwood (WSU School of Medicine) (for Office of the Provost)

Rutgers Violence Against Women Consortium

Funder: National Institue of Justice
Principal Investigator: Debra Patterson

State Youth Treatment Planning

Funder: Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Agius

Training Nursing And Social Work Students To Become SBIRT Service Providers In Michigan

Funder: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Principal Investigators: Feleta Wilson, Umeika Stephens, & Cynthera McNeil (College of Nursing)
Collaborating Partner: Anwar Najor-Durack

Transition to Independence Program: Support for Homeless and Foster Students

Funder: McGregor Fund
Principal Investigator: Angelique Day

Wayne County Community College: Youth in Transition: Independent Living Skills Coach for Training Eligible Youth (Community College)

Funder: Wayne County Community College District and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
Principal Investigator: Megan Piel

Wayne State University Foster Care and Higher Education Initiative

Funder: Michigan Department of Human Services
Principal Investigators: Angelique Day and Judith Wineman.

Wayne Together Child Welfare Learning And Leadership Collaborative

Funder: National Child Welfare Workforce Institute
Principal Investigators: Anwar Najor-Durack & Joanne Sobeck

Additional Information: Wayne Together Child Welfare & Leadership Collaborative flyer

Youth Empowerment Solutions for Healthy Relationships: Engaging Youth to Prevent Sexual Violence

Funder: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Principal Investigators: Poco Kernsmith and Joanne Smith-Darden