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IMPAQ Research and Data Experts Present at the NAWRS Workshop

July 30-August 2, 2017

Eight of our research and data experts will present at the upcoming National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop, taking place July 30-August 2 in Pittsburgh, PA. 

Dr. Karen Armstrong Carolyn Corea Dr. Sonam Gupta Dr. Amy Kracker Selzer Dr. Neha Nanda Eileen Poe-Yamagata Jennifer Pooler Dr. Mithuna Srinivasan

 

Monday, July 31

Serving Disconnected Young Adults: Impact Evaluation of the @LIKE Program

  • Presenters: Mithuna Srinivasan & Sonam Gupta
  • Session: Reengaging Disconnected Youth: Implementation and Impact Findings from Three Interventions
  • 9:30 am-10:45 am

The Impact of SNAP Benefits on Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence Among Older Adults

  • Presenters: Mithuna Srinivasan & Jennifer Pooler
  • Session: Food Insecurity and Impact of SNAP Benefit Receipt for Older Adults
  • 11:00 am-12:15 pm

Roundtable: Developing Partnerships with Workforce Agencies – Focusing on Creative Strategies for Authentic Collaboration

  • Presenters: Amy Kracker Selzer, Carolyn Corea & Karen Armstrong
  • 2:00 pm-3:15 pm

 

Tuesday, August 1

Examining the Accessibility of American Job Centers for People with Disabilities

  • Presenter: Eileen Poe-Yamagata
  • Session: Special Populations Access to the Public Workforce System: Examining Accessibility and Improving Service Delivery
  • 11:00 am-12:15 pm

Gold-Standard Evaluation of Entrepreneurial Training Provided within the Public Workforce System

  • Presenters: Mithuna Srinivasan & Sonam Gupta
  • Session: Workforce Development for Disadvantaged Workers: Implementation and Impact Findings from Four Initiatives
  • 2:00 pm-3:15 pm

Startups – An Economic Development Tool? A Randomized Control Trial Study in Florida

  • Presenter: Neha Nanda
  • Session: Workforce Development for Disadvantaged Workers: Implementation and Impact Findings from Four Initiatives
  • 2:00 pm-3:15 pm

Read the full program here.

About the NAWRS Workshop

The NAWRS workshop convenes representatives from federal, state, and local social service agencies; universities; and non-governmental policy research organizations to discuss and promote research and statistical analysis of human services programming. This year’s theme “Moving Forward to Reduce Poverty, Increase Opportunity, and Improve Human Service Delivery,” focuses on how programs and agencies serving families can best work together, try out new strategies, and harness advancements in technology and science to improve human service delivery.