CREATING POSITIVE SOCIAL CHANGE

for people and communities through technical assistance, research, and training

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OUR EXPERTISE

Policy Research Associates, Inc. (PRA) is a certified Women-Owned Small Business that is a national leader in behavioral health and research. We offer four core services that help individuals with behavioral health needs achieve recovery. In partnership with our close partner non-profit, Policy Research, Inc., we offer technical assistance, training, research, and policy evaluation services, primarily in the following content areas:

FEATURED PROJECTS

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Homeless & Housing Resource Center

This national center provides high-quality, no-cost training for health and housing professionals in evidence-based practices that contributes to housing stability, recovery, and an end to homelessness.

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SAMHSA SOAR (SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery) TA Center

This national project is designed to increase access to the disability income benefit programs (SSI/SSDI) administered by the Social Security Administration for eligible adults and children who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

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SAMHSA’s GAINS Center

This national project is designed to expand access to community-based services for adults diagnosed with co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system.

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SAMHSA’s SMVF TA Center

This national project is designed to help state and territory teams develop and implement strategic plans to strengthen behavioral health systems for service members, veterans, and their families.

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National Center for Youth Opportunity and Justice

This project aims to improve life opportunities for youth by advancing policy and practice improvements that ensure the well-being of youth, families, and communities.

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ARDRAW Small Grant Program

The Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and disability issues.

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Training and Facilitation

Localities, organizations, communities, and states can work with PRA and its network of national experts to identify high-priority needs and develop strategies to transform systems and improve outcomes.

 

HIGHLIGHTED RESOURCES

SOAR Online Course Catalog

The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center offers two free online courses that train case managers… Read More

Take Charge! A Workbook to Enhance Well-Being With the Eight Dimensions of Wellness 

https://www.prainc.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Take-Charge-Order-Form.pdfTake Charge! A Workbook to Enhance Well-Being With the Eight Dimensions of Wellness is designed… Read More

School Responder Model Virtual Toolbox

Policy Research, Inc. and the National Center for Youth Opportunity and Justice have launched… Read More

Competence to Stand Trial Microsite

Competence to stand trial is raised when justice-involved individuals exhibit signs or symptoms of… Read More

Peer Support Roles Across the Sequential Intercept Model

Peer Support Roles Across the Sequential Intercept Model is a two-page tool that provides… Read More

The Sequential Intercept Model Microsite

The Sequential Intercept Model (SIM) is a conceptual model that informs community-based responses to… Read More

 

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