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Current Research

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
Principal Investigator: David Schonfeld
Period: 6/1/2015 - 10/31/2017
Funding: New York Life Foundation

Engaging Families in Parent Support via Telehealth Platforms
Principal Investigator: Dorian Traube
Period: 11/1/2015 - 10/31/2017
Funding: Georgia State University

OVERDECK Project
Principal Investigator: Dorian Traube
Period: 7/7/2016 - 12/31/2017
Funding: Parents as Teachers National Center

PAT@USC Telehealth
Principal Investigator: Dorian Traube
Period: 2/1/2017 - 2/1/2019
Funding: Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

A RCT of Intervention Services for Child Protection Referrals in Orange County
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 5/9/016 - 7/31/2020
Funding: Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Assessing Children's Risk Using Administrative Records: A Proof of Concept
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 5/23/2016 - 10/31/2018
Funding: Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Child and Community Level Asset-focused Predictive Risk Modeling
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 10/1/2015 - 9/30/2017
Funding: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Children's Data Network
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017
Funding: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Children's Data Network - CN Hilton Foundation Award II
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2020
Funding: Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

First 5 Los Angeles - Services Agreement to USC Children's Data Network
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding: Los Angeles County-First 5

The Children's Data Network: A Predictive Risk Modeling Proof of Concept
Principal Investigator: Emily Putnam-Hornstein
Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2018
Funding: California Department of Social Services

HIV Risk and Social Networks of Gang-involved Homeless Youth
Principal Investigator: Eric Rice
Period: 8/15/2016 - 8/14/2018
Funding: US-National Institute of Mental Health

Network Science: W911NF-12-R-011-04: Predictive Modeling for Early Identification of
Suicidal Thinking in Social Networks

Principal Investigator: Eric Rice
Period: 9/28/2017 - 12/27/2018
Funding: US Army ACC

Peers and Social Media to Promote HIV Testing and Treatment for Homeless Youth
Principal Investigator: Eric Rice
Period: 4/1/2016 - 3/31/2020
Funding: University of California, Los Angeles

Social Network Engagement and HIV Risk among Homeless Former Foster Youth
Principal Investigator: Eric Rice
Period: 9/16/2016 - 9/15/2018
Funding: US 0 National Institute of Mental Health

Healthy Moms-Healthy Kids: Reducing Maternal Depression for Better Outcomes in Head Start Children
Principal Investigator: Ferol Mennen
Period: 9/30/2013 - 9/29/2018
Funding: US-Administration for Children and Families

Principles of Systems of Care for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbance
Principal Investigator: Ferol Mennen
Period: 4/17/2017 - 6/30/2018
Funding: Children's Institute, Incorporated

Child Welfare System Conference
Principal Investigator: Jacquelyn McCroskey
Period: 9/1/2017 - 8/31/2018
Funding: Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

A Longitudinal Investigation of Minority Stress in a Diverse National Sample of
Sexual Minority Adolescents

Principal Investigator: Jeremy Goldbach
Period: 9/25/2017 - 5/31/2022
Funding: US-National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Emotional Brain Fitness via Limbic Targeted NeuroFeedback
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Goldbach
Period: 9/29/2016 - 9/28/2018
Funding: Tel-Aviv University

Improving Acceptance, Integration and Health among LGBT Service Members
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Goldbach
Period: 9/30/2015 - 9/29/2017
Funding: US-Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH)
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Goldbach
Period: 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2022
Funding: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Substance Use and Technology: Testing an Innovative Method for YMSM Recruitment
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Goldbach
Period: 5/1/2016 - 4/30/2018
Funding: US-National Institute of Drug Abuse

Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology for Drug Use and HIV (Ce-PIM)
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Palinkas
Period: 9/1/2016 - 6/30/2021
Funding: Northwestern University

KiiDS: Knowing About Intervention Implementation in Detention Sites
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Palinkas
Period: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2018
Funding: Emory University

Measuring Sustainment in Prevention Programs and Initiatives
Principal Investigator: Lawrence Palinkas
Period: 4/15/2015 - 3/31/2018
Funding: US-National Institute of Drug Abuse

California Social Welfare Education Center - Public Child Welfare (CalSWEC PCW)
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Flynn
Period: 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2018
Funding: University of California, Berkeley

California Social Work Education Center - Public Child Welfare
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Flynn
Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2018
Funding: University of California, Berkeley

Training and Staff Development and Master of Social Work Internship Program Services Contract -
University Consortium for Children and Families (UCCF)
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Flynn
Period: 7/1/2014 - 9/30/2018
Funding: UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

University Consortium for Children and Families
Principal Investigator: Marilyn Flynn
Period: 7/1/2014 - 9/30/2018
Funding: UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resiliency, Hope and Wellness in Schools
Principal Investigator: Marleen Wong
Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021
Funding: US - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Treatment and Adaptation Services for Resiliency, Hope and Wellness in Schools
Principal Investigator: Marleen Wong
Period: 9/30/2016 - 9/29/2021
Funding: US - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Treatment and Services Adaptation Center for Resiliency, Hope and Wellness in Schools
Principal Investigator: Marleen Wong
Period: 9/30/2012 - 9/20/2017
Funding: US - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

A Mixed Methods Study of Adaptation during DBP Implementation
Principal Investigator: Michael Hurlburt
Period: 9/15/2017 - 9/14/2019
Funding: US-National Institute of Mental Health

Interagency Collaborative Teams to Scale-Up Evidence Based Practice
Principal Investigator: Michael Hurlburt
Period: 7/1/2011 - 3/31/2017
Funding: University of California, San Diego

Tools for Engagement: Building Capacity for PCOR Within Community Behavioral
Health Organizations Serving Latinos

Principal Investigator: Monica Jolles
Period: 9/1/2016 - 12/31/2017
Funding: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Behavioral Health Workforce Education ad Training for Professionals and Paraprofessionals
Principal Investigator: Omar Lopez
Period: 9/30/2014 - 9/29/2017
Funding: US-Health Resources and Services Administration

Educational Stipend Program - Master of Social Work
Principal Investigator: Omar Lopez
Period: 7/1/2016 - 6/30/2021
Funding: University of California, Berkeley

Tri-County Behavioral Health Consortium
Principal Investigator: Omar Lopez
Period: 9/30/2014 - 9/29/2017
Funding: US-Health Resources and Services Administration

USC Building Workplace Education through Integrative and Collaborative Approach to Meet the Needs of Transitional Age Youth: Tri-County Behavioral Health Consortium
Principal Investigator: Omar Lopez
Period: 9/30/2014 - 9/29/2017
Funding: US-Health Resources and Services Administration

Chula Vista Transitions into Welcoming Schools Consortium
Principal Investigator: Ron Avi Astor
Period: 8/15/2013 - 11/1/2017
Funding: Chula Vista Elementary School District

Online Social Networks and Risky Sexual Behavior in Maltreated Adolescents
Principal Investigator: Sonya Negriff
Period: 4/1/2012 - 3/31/2018
Funding: US-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development