Our Capabilities

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Survey Data Analysis and Modeling

Analyze complex survey data( e.g., large-scale federal datasets)
Apply appropriate statistical techniques and models, such as descriptive and inferential analyses, linear and logistic regression modeling, factor analyses, multilevel analyses, propensity score matching, marginal structural models, and structural equation models
Utilize statistical software( e.g., SAS, SPSS, STATA, SUDAAN) for variance estimation and statistical procedures that considers stratification and cluster sampling designs of complex sample survey data
Establish replication and technical review procedures to ensure high-quality products

Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis

Design and conduct qualitative research( e.g., case study, content analysis) from research question development through final report production
Develop and test data collection instruments, including survey questionnaires as well as individual and focus group interview protocols
Produce literature reviews and annotated bibliographies to refine research questions and contextualize new findings
Conduct field and cognitive laboratory tests for evaluation of new survey items and recruitment procedures
Convene technical review panels (TRP) of content area experts
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Technical Assistance

Provide tailored consultation, training, and quality assurance in a variety of areas such as stakeholder engagement, and program sustainability
Facilitate effective and efficient collaboration among professionals and organizations, as well as share best practices through network meetings and web tools
Provide analytic support in evaluation and assessment processes
Develop resources and research products ( e.g., impact info-graphic, implementation manual, communication toolkit)
Translate technical and statistical information into clear, reader-friendly documents
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Program Evaluation

Design evaluations to include defining goals and objectives, conducting literature reviews, developing conceptual frameworks and matrixes, selecting appropriate evaluation methodology, and developing data collection instruments
Sample and recruit sites/participants for data collection
Create tabular, graphic, and text-based presentations of data based on rigorous analytic techniques
Develop formative and summative Reports tailored to client and audience needs
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Needs Assessment & Sustainability Planning

Provide expert support for program planning and implementation, including support for logic model development and stakeholder communication
Offer consultation to clients on data collection processes, including review and evaluation of sample design, survey administration procedures, data collection materials, and survey instruments
Analyze program planning, implementation, cost, and effectiveness through proven research strategies ( e.g., cost analysis, feasibility studies, program evaluation)
Offer analyses and recommendations regarding program sustainability

Publication Support

Manage print and web publication process through all iterations of client review
Edit for technical accuracy and [clarity] for maximum impact
Develop communication and dissemination plan for report release
Format and produce web-ready reports (including 508 compliance)