The Partnerships for Recovery Across The Sectors (PRACTIS) toolkit employs a survey, a quality improvement guide, and a recovery exercise to strengthen disaster recovery partnerships between local health departments and community-based organizations.
This report describes the results of RAND's evaluation of the San Francisco-based Center for Dignity, Recovery, and Empowerment's technical assistance program for stigma-reduction programs through interviews with community-partner participants.
This weekend marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast. As the region struggled to cope and rebuild after the storm, RAND experts worked on solutions to the region's long-term challenges.
This issue of RAND Review reports on the staggering costs of dementia in the United States; the most critical global choices and challenges the next U.S. president will likely face; tips to protect the health of kids heading back to school; and more.
Barriers to sustainably implementing general medical interventions in community mental health (CMH) settings include role uncertainty, consumer engagement, workforce limitations, and sustainable reimbursement.
Although African American and Latino communities are often described as difficult to engage in research, we found high levels of research participation and completion when recruitment strategies emerged from the community itself.
RAND organized the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) Pittsburgh Agenda-Setting Workshop at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on June 5. Attendees examined Pittsburgh's potential shocks and chronic stresses, identified stakeholders and mapped their relationships. Jordan Fischbach was the lead facilitator.
Faith-based organizations are an important resource for veterans as they readjust to civilian life. Interviews reveal how they address diverse areas of veteran health and well-being, and suggest ways to better integrate them into the web of support.
The RAND Gulf States Policy Institute hosted a discussion with WCRC codirectors Jordan Fischbach and David Groves at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in New Orleans, where Fischbach and Groves presented an overview of the center's research portfolio, emerging topics for RAND research, and the policy issues the center seeks to address.
The “Strengthening Police-Community Trust” panel held Wednesday at RAND's Pittsburgh offices felt ripped from the headlines, and from the outset the discussion was focused on what the moderator called “the intersection between the community and the police.”
In this Events @ RAND podcast, Pittsburgh Chief of Police Cameron McLay joins Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle and RAND's director of Safety and Justice, Brian Jackson, for a conversation about why building and maintaining trust between police and the public is critical for the health of American democracy.