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Innovation in Meeting HIV-positive Patient Needs Across the Spectrum of Care: A System-Level intervention improve workforce capacity in San Diego, California

Principal Investigator: M.L. Zúñiga (PI of Evaluation)
Funding: Health San Ysidro Health Center (Parent Grant: Health Resources and Services Administration, PI: J. Aldous)
Project Period: 2014-2018

OTC Syringe Sales to Prevent HIV in Underserved Areas of Inland California

Principal Investigator: M.L. Zúñiga (subcontract)
Funding: PIRE (Parent grant, NIDA, PI: R. Pollini)
Project Period: 2013-2015

Comprehensive Support Services for Families Affected by Substance Abuse and/or HIV/AIDS

Principal Investigator: M.L. Zúñiga
Funding: UCSD (Parent grant, HHS-Agency for Children, Youth and Families, PI: S. Spector)
Project Period: 2012-2016

Assessing the Patient Experience in Cancer Care: An Observational Communication Study

Principal Investigator: M.L. Zúñiga
Funding: Mayo Clinic (Parent grant, NCCAM R01, PI: J. Tilburt)
Project Period: 2013-2015

Feasibility and Pilot Testing of SBI to Reduce Alcohol Misuse among Active Duty Members in a Military ER Setting.

Principal Investigators: S.I. Woodruff
Funding: DOD/Military Operational Medicine Research Program
Project Period: 2014-2016

Environmental Correlates of Alcohol Misuse in the US Marine Corps.

Principal Investigators: S.I. Woodruff
Funding: DoD/HQMC.
Project Period: 2012-2014

Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) Service.

Principal Investigators: S.I. Woodruff
Funding: County of San Diego.
Project Period: 2013-present

e-YEAH!: Evaluation of Youth Engagement and Action for Health Program.

Principal Investigators: S.I. Woodruff
Funding: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Project Period: 2011-2013

Screening and Brief Intervention for Latino and non-Latino White Drug Users.

Principal Investigators: S.I. Woodruff
Funding: NIH/NIDA.
Project Period: 2009-2011

Adolescent AOD Use Self-Reports: Testing Report Stability Over Fourteen Years

Principal Investigator: A.M. Shillington
Funding: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Project Period: 2008-2010

California Screening and Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment Services Project

Principal Investigators: J.D. Clapp & R. DiCiccio
Funding: San Diego County
Project Period: 2007-2010

Homeless Co-Occurring Program

Principal Investigator: S. Mathiesen
Funding: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Project Period: 2006-2009

Reducing High-Risk College Drinking Environments

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: NIH–NIAAA
Project Period: 2004-2009

An evaluation of the Serenity House Residential Program for Homeless Dually Diagnosed Women

Principal Investigators: R. DiCiccio & M. Hohman
Funding: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Project Period: 2004-2009

Co-Occurring Disorders Curriculum

Principal Investigator: S. Mathiesen
Funding: Loma Linda University/CalSWEC/Zellerbach Family Foundation
Project Period: 2008

Validation of the Paradigm Developmental Model of Treatment Scale

Principal Investigators: M. Hohman & G. DiStefano
Funding: Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Studies and Services, SDSU School of Social Work
Project Period: 2006-2008

Social Smoking within College Drinking Environments

Principal Investigator: Mark B. Reed
Funding: University of California Tobacco Related Disease Research Program
Project Period: 2006-2008

Evaluation of California’s CSAP State Initiative Grants

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Project Period: 2005-2008

An Evaluation of the Serenity House Residential Program for Pregnant and Prenatal Women

Principal Investigators: R. DiCiccio & M. Hohman
Funding: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Project Period: 2004-2008

Hair Nicotine Feedback to Reduce Latino Children’s ETS Exposure

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: NIH/NCI
Project Period: 2003 -2005

Test of an Internet Virtual World for Teen Smoking Cessation

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: UC/TRDRP
Project Period: 2002-2005

Ethnocultural Factors in Serious Mental Illness & Community Rehab Services

Principal Investigator: Concepcion Barrio
Funding: National Institute of Mental Health
Project Period: 2000-2005

Youth Drop-in Centers as Models for HIV Risk Reduction

Principal Investigator: A.M. Shillington
Funding: University of California, Universitywide AIDS Research Program
Project Period: 2000-2004

Environment Prevention of College Alcohol Problems

Co-Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Project Period: 1999-2004

Tobacco Education and Prevention Program

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: County of San Diego, Health and Human Services
Project Period: 2004

College Drinking Prevention Program

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: California Department of Alcohol Beverage Control
Project Period: 2004

Statistical Analysis of Three Family Support Home Visitation Programs

Principal Investigator: Terry E. Carillo and Jon Wong Min
Funding: California Department of Social Services
Project Period: 2002-2003

Analyzed three recent program initatives and developed findings which can be utilized in future initatives.

Tobacco Education and Prevention Program

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: County of San Diego, Health and Human Services
Project Period: 2002-2003

C-CAPP’s Community Oriented Policing Project (COP Project)

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: U.S. Department of Education
Project Period: 2001-2003

Statewide Technical Assistance and Training in Integrated Team Case Management for Family Support

Principal Investigator: Terry E. Carillo
Funding: Stuart Foundation
Project Period: 1999-2003

Involved the development of a web-based MIS for human services and a training video & manual for integrated team case management which incorporates the “best practices” in the field of family support.

Prequel to the Virtual World Internet Chat Room for Teen Smoking Cessation

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: UC/TRDRP
Project Period: 2000-2002

Drug and Alcohol Prevention Programs on College Campuses<

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: U.S. Department of Education
Project Period: 2001-2002

Statewide Family Resource Center Technical Assistance And Training

Principal Investigator: Terry E. Carillo
Project Period: 2000-2002

This project involved coordinating the statewide efforts to develop family resource centers and provide them with the T&TA needed to develop and maintain quality programs.

The Community/Collegiate AOD Prevention Partnership: Project C-CAPP

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: U.S. Department of Education, Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
Project Period: 1999-2002

AOD Prevention Coalition Assessment & Measurement Project

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: U.S. Department of Education
Project Period: August 1999 through August 2001

The goal of this project is to design and develop an evaluation tool to assess the process and outcome goals of alcohol and other drug prevention coalitions. The project will result in a self-administered tool that is grounded in current organizing theory related to AOD prevention. The project will also seek to establish the construct validity and internal consistency of the measure.

Evaluation of Answers Benefitting Children

Co-Principal Investigators: Tom Packard and Terry E. Carrilio
Funding: State of California Office of Child Abuse Prevention, through the SDSU Social Policy Institute
Project Period: 2001

Focus groups and interviews are being used to evaluate a project which provides college coursework and community service experience for urban high school students.

Evaluation of Proposition 10

Co-Principal Investigator: Tom Packard and Terry E. Carrilio
Funding: California Children and Families Association, through the SDSU Social Policy Institute
Project Period: 2001

Evaluation of technical assistance being provided to the Proposition 10 Commissions in all California counties.

Evaluation of the Step-Up Program

Co-Principal Investigator: Tom Packard
Funding: SDSU Consensus Organizing Center
Project Period: 2000

Evaluation seventeen programs throughout California implementing a child abuse prevention model including multidisciplinayr teams, home visiting, and family resoruce centers.

San Diego County Responsible Hospitality Survey

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: The San Diego County Youth Access Policy Panel
Project Period: 1999-2000

Using random selection, 400 liquor licensees will be interviewed by trained research staff to determine the extent and nature of responsible beverage server training in San Diego County. Results of the survey will be used to plan for new responsible beverage training programs in San Diego.

Ready, Set, Go

Principal Investigator: Ms. Louise Stanger / Dr. Daniel B. Nowak
Funding Agency: US Department of Education
Project Period: 1997-2000

Despite years of successful alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention efforts at SDSU, there is a need to expand AOD prevention efforts beyond the geographic boundary of the campus. This proposal responds to Absolute Priority 1 and presents a theoretically sound, empirically-based project that builds upon SDSU’s Decade of AOD prevention experience and success. The project design includes an environmental scanning system, a community/university prevention coalition, a data-based social marketing campaign, and a comprehensive process and outcome evaluation system.

Breathing Room: Pilot Test of a 3-D Chat Room for Rural Teen Smokers

Principal Investigator: S. Woodruff
Funding: UC/TRDRP
Project Period: 1998-2000

Community Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Partnership

Co-Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: U.S. Department of Education, Drug Free Schools Validation Program
Project Period: 1997-1999

Assessment of the California Substance Abuse Treatment System

Co-Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding: California State University Faculty Fellow Program
Project Period: 1999

Women, Domestic Violence, and Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Principal Investigator: Margaret Hughes
Funding: California State University Faculty Research Fellow Program
Project Period: 1999

Research contract and report on Women, Domestic Violence, and Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome from the California State University Faculty Research Fellow Program for the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research. Investigated domestic violence and PTSD services and programs throughout the California counties’ Health and Human Services Departments.

An Evaluation of an Intervention Program

Principal Investigator: M. Hohman
Funding: California Social Work Education Center
Project Period: 1999

Impact for Welfare Reform and Child Welfare

Principal Investigator: M. Hohman
Funding: California Social Work Education Center
Project Period: 1998

Driving Under the Influence Program

Principal Investigator: J.D. Clapp
Funding Agency: County of San Diego
Project Period: 1991

The Driving Under the Influence Program (DUIP) began in January 1991, under a contract with the County of San Diego to provide drinking driver education and counseling services in the Central Judicial District of San Diego County. The DUIP provides services to approximately 3500-4000 first and multiple conviction offenders per year. Participants are referred by the Courts or the Department of Motor Vehicles in California and in some instances, from other states. The primary mission of the DUIP is to help reduce the incidence and prevalence of driving under the influence and the negative consequences of this behavior for our community and its residents, and to assist participants in identifying and seeking solutions to their own alcohol and other drug problems.