Current and Recent Projects

Current Projects

DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice

(Department of Behavioral Health, Washington, D.C.)

CHHCS organizes and leads the DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice, which provides a learning community to support DC’s Expansion for School Behavioral Health.

Mental Wellness in DC

(Bainum Family Foundation)

In partnership with the Bainum Family Foundation, CHHCS works in four DC schools to build their capacity to implement and sustain a comprehensive school behavioral health system.

Exploration of School-Based Wellbeing in the United States

(Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund of the George Washington University)

Working with the GW School of Education and Human Development, CHHCS has conducted research to better understand how teachers and school leaders define “wellness.”

Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) on School-Based Health Services

(School-Based Health Alliance, National Center for School Mental Health, and Human Resources and Services Administration)

CHHCS is developing tools to assist School Based Health Centers and Comprehensive School Behavioral Health Systems include Social Influencers of Health and Education (SIHE) into their practices through a continuous improvement process.

Establishment of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Children’s National

(National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences)

CHHCS is leading the team that works on recruitment and retention for the GWU and Children’s National Hospital Clinical and Translational Science Institute with NIH.

Evaluation of UpPotential’s Youth Caring Program

(UpPotential, Hong Kong)

CHHCS is working with UpPotential to develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for UpPotential’s Youth Caring Program, based in Hong Kong.

Recent Projects

DC Project AWARE Evaluation and Technical Assistance

(Barrow Consulting Services)

Community Engagement with Families in the North Side of Binghamton

(The Research Foundation for the State University of New York at Binghamton University)

Teens Run DC Program Evaluation

(Teens Run DC)

Expanding the Movement for Healthy Child/Youth Development Initiatives by Improving School-Community Partnerships

(Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

Supporting the Implementation of Comprehensive School-Based Mental Health in DC

(The Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust)