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MCH Workforce Development

The Catalyst Center serves as a partner with the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) and the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) to form the Access to Care Core for the University of North Carolina’s National Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workforce Developm [...]


RWJF Managed Care Best Practices

Despite the fact that people with disabilities often need substance abuse treatment, there is little research about whether substance abuse treatment models are tailored to meet the complex needs of this population. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Substance Abuse Policy Research Program, we examin [...]


Kaleidoscope of Care

Center staff developed Kaleidoscope of Care, a cross-disciplinary training curriculum to increase knowledge and awareness of the relationship between HIV infection and substance use. The training curriculum is designed for HIV medical and substance abuse treatment providers as a Training of Trainers [...]


Project CAATCH

Project CAATCH Center staff are working with four Massachusetts Health Centers to engage 70 women and young adults who are HIV + and have fallen out of care. This initiative, funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), [...]


Suicide and Opioid Use

This research project focuses on preventing suicide among people who use opioids. Funded by a $65,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the project will create a suicide and overdose prevention needs assessment for agencies that provide opioid treatment across Massachusetts. [...]


Uganda Trauma-Informed Care Collaboration with Makerere University

Through a collaboration with Makerere University’s Social Work program, CISWH offers trauma-informed training for faculty, staff, and social workers from non-governmental organizations and community agencies working with refugees, survivors of war, and human trafficking (from Congo, Somalia, B [...]


Megan Smith

Megan Smith is a social worker who has worked with the homeless community in Rhode Island for twelve years. For the last three years, she was the outreach program manager with the House of Hope CDC, working with adults experiencing street homelessness. She has taught at the Rhode Island College Scho [...]


Maria Campos Rojo

Maria joined the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health in July 2018 as a research assistant for the HRSA Community Health Workers project. After graduating from the University of California Berkeley in 2014, Maria began to work as a legal assistant for a non-profit law firm that represente [...]


Daniel P. Miller

Daniel P. Miller is the Chair of Human Behavior and and Associate Professor at Boston University School of Social Work. His areas of expertise include child and family well-being, health and public health, social policy and poverty, food insecurity and food and nutrition assistance programs, father [...]

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