In collaboration with the Chapin Hall Center for Children, the Department of Children and Family Services in the State of Illinois, the Department of Human Services in the State of Iowa, and the Department of Health and Family Services – Division of Children and Family Services in the State of Wisconsin, UWSC interviewed approximately 775 foster care youth placed with foster care providers at Wave 1 in 2002.
The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.
The Milwaukee Area Renters Study (MARS) is an original survey of tenants in Milwaukee’s low-income private housing sector. The survey collected data on tenants’ current housing situation, neighborhood characteristics, civic engagement, material hardship, and social networks.
The TEAM Study is a longitudinal study of 700 African Americans with high blood pressure. The study examines the an intervention approach whereby community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in these five Wisconsin cities help educate patients about their blood pressure, medications and other strategies needed to control blood pressure, and communicate with the patients’ doctors when appropriate.
The Puerto Rican Elderly Health Condition Project (PREHCO) investigates the characteristics of older adults (aged 60+) in Puerto Rico through an island-wide, cross-sectional sample survey of target individuals and their surviving spouses.
The survey is designed to check the prevalence of tobacco sales to underage consumers state by state by visiting 850 different stores across Wisconsin that are licensed to sell tobacco.
This survey was designed to assess Wisconsin consumers of alcohol and drug abuse treatments evaluations of the services they have received and to develop a consumer-oriented measure that can be used in the evaluation of services to public sector clients.
This project examined the effects of the foster care system on young adults in Wisconsin.
DESCRIPTION This was an evaluation of Wisconsin’s welfare reform system, Wisconsin Works, which has replaced the state’s welfare program. Funded by the state of Wisconsin and the federal government, this project seeks to evaluate the …
The purpose of this project was to provide a description of the experiences of people who left W-2, Wisconsin’s work-based replacement for AFDC, during the second quarter of 1998 and to asses the effects of welfare reform on helping people obtain and retain employment.