Monday, February 8, 2010

Dr. Rivera awarded contract to evaluate programs for families

Dr. Marny Rivera, Justice Center faculty, has been awarded a $75,000 contract by OnTrack Addiction Recovery Programs and Services to provide evaluation services for the Permanency Project and the Family Connections Program in Jackson County, Oregon. These related programs provide drug treatment and comprehensive services for families with child welfare issues (i.e., dependency petition, removal from home, etc.).

The programs and evaluations of them are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families. The evaluation services will continue over a three-year period.