Add Us In Evaluation

Client: National Center for Disabilities Education and Training

E-TEAM is currently the external evaluator for the National Center for Disabilities Education and Training’s Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). E-TEAM’s role is to document the process by which a consortium of agencies, interest groups, and businesses uses combined resources to identify and develop strategies to increase employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and evaluate the results of this collaboration. Add Us In works with jobs seekers who are minorities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), disabled veterans, and/or women and will serve as a social change model for creating linkages among small minority owned businesses.

Tobacco Free Zone Evaluation

Client: Oklahoma State University Seretean Wellness Center

E-TEAM is evaluating a project funded by the OSU Seretean Wellness Center that attempts to reduce tobacco use in low-income housing in three sites in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Along with reducing tobacco use, the project attempts to eliminate second-hand smoke exposure, make 10 percent of the residence buildings non-smoking, and increase the awareness of the Oklahoma Tobacco Help Line.

Oklahoma City Community-wide Mental Health Needs Assessment

Client: Oklahoma County Mental Health Association

E-TEAM conducted a county-wide mental health assessment in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma for the Oklahoma County Mental Health Association. A phone survey was conducted using a stratified random sample of residents in Oklahoma County, to include special populations—homeless, African Americans, American Indians, Hispanic Americans, and Asian Americans. The purpose of the assessment was to determine unmet mental health needs throughout the county. These data were then used to guide programming, funding, policies, and legislation.

Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES)

Client: Oklahoma Highway Safety Office

E-TEAM used probabilistic matching to link data from motor vehicle crashes and health outcomes data (e.g. inpatient hospitalizations, death, EMS, etc) for use in motor vehicle safety research and public policy development efforts. CODES was funded by the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office and The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.