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This report addresses ways to increase information-sharing among law enforcement's records management systems, computer-aided dispatch systems, and other key regional, state, and federal information repositories.
Evaluates the feasibility and acceptability of a school-based intervention for diverse children exposed to a range of traumatic events, and examines its effectiveness in improving symptoms of posttraumatic stress, depression, and anxiety.
Sep 4, 2015
Audra Langley, Araceli Gonzalez, Catherine Sugar, Diana Solis, Lisa H. Jaycox
Video of the 9th Annual L.A. Policy Symposium, which was held on April 10, 2015. The theme for this year's event was Social Determinants of Health: Nonmedical Interventions That Affect Population Health.
We assessed the impact of the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment programme on academic research, health policy, clinical practice, patient health and economic outcomes, and made recommendations for the future.
Sep 1, 2015
Susan Guthrie, Teresa Bienkowska-Gibbs, Catriona Manville, Alexandra Pollitt, Anne Kirtley, Steven Wooding
This report describes energy-sector innovation that affects skill demand, describes postsecondary training programs that adapt to evolving demand, and makes recommendations for energy-sector training programs in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Aug 31, 2015
Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Reema Singh, Rita Karam, David S. Ortiz
In 2013, the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) asked RAND to work closely with the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia on a collaborative strategy for preparing the local talent pool for the energy-sector workforce.
Aug 31, 2015
Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Sean Robson, Andrea Phillips, Gerald Hunter, David S. Ortiz
The need to fill semiskilled jobs in the West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania energy sector and rapidly evolving technology and innovations require improving the pipeline of trained workers entering the labor force serving the industry.
Aug 31, 2015
Gabriella C. Gonzalez, Reema Singh, Rita Karam, David S. Ortiz, Sean Robson, Andrea Phillips, Gerald Hunter
In an update to a 2012 RAND report on information operations (IO) in Afghanistan, this paper describes the continuing challenges of IO doctrine integration and harmonization and the establishment of measures of effectiveness for IO.
Symptoms were associated with HRQOL impairments in patients recently diagnosed with colorectal or lung cancer. Additional supportive care implemented early in cancer care, regardless of cancer stage, may provide symptom relief and improve HRQOL.
Aug 28, 2015
Patricia A. Ganz, Michelle Martin, Laura Petersen, Ron D. Hays, Neeraj K. Arora
Most homeless youth smokers surveyed in Los Angeles County had tried to quit and were interested in receiving assistance with quitting. Homeless service providers are interested in providing smoking cessation assistance but face barriers to doing so.
Aug 27, 2015
Joan S. Tucker, William G. Shadel, Daniela Golinelli, Brett Ewing, Leslie Mullins, B. Lynette Staplefoote
In this report, researchers examined utilization of behavioral health care among current or former wives of service members and veterans who are covered by the U.S. Department of Defense Military Health System and the Veterans Health Administration.
Drawing on Mongolian and international data, RAND analyzed the Mongolian labor market and compared it internationally. Based on an original survey, this report also examines challenges young people face in employment and education in Mongolia.
Aug 24, 2015
Howard J. Shatz, Louay Constant, Francisco Perez-Arce, Eric Robinson, Robin Beckman, Haijing Huang, Peter Glick, Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar