Healthy Kids

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures (HKHF) aims to prevent childhood obesity by supporting health promoting environments where young children live (home), learn (preschool) and play (community).

Northeastern’s Smoke-Free Policy Evaluation

Recently, the efforts for colleges and universities to become tobacco and smoke-free has gained significant strength. This evaluation seeks to follow Northeastern’s transition into a smoke-free campus.

Project Launch

Project LAUNCH

The LAUNCH project promotes the emotional, social, and behavioral health of young children by enhancing early childhood service systems.

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit (VTT)

Organizations know vicarious trauma hurts and are aware of the related constructs of compassion fatigue and burnout as risk factors for turnover. This project’s goal is to fill this gap by delivering a nationally pilot-tested training and technical assistance toolkit.

Literacy Education for Improving Engagement in Treatment and Community Inclusion for People with Serious Mental Illness

This is a pilot study to develop and implement an adapted Adult Basic Education (ABE) course in a public urban outpatient mental health clinic for those with limited literacy and living with serious mental illness.

Northeastern University Public Evaluation Lab (NU-PEL)

This multidisciplinary approach will bring together evaluation expertise and resources to build a community-academic evaluation partnership to improve our communities and the people living in them through the use of evaluation.

Pathways to healing: A mixed methods investigation of the role of justice in healing of mental, physical, and social wounds of sexual assault survivors

The multidisciplinary team of researchers (Health Sciences, Law, Criminal Justice) will establish a core team at Northeastern focused on sexual violence and justice. They will collect pilot data and test different methods of recruitment, retainment and assessment to prepare for research proposals to fund a longitudinal cohort study of the role of justice in the healing of sexual assault survivors.