Tag: Project Evaluation

Food for Thought on Fatherhood Programs

 This week I will head to the National Fatherhood Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. I am honored that while at Courtland, I have been involved with Fatherhood Programs providing research and evaluation, as a  member of advisory boards, and as outreach and supporter of the former Michigan Fatherhood Coalition.  I have observed a wide variety of […]

Collaborating for Success: REACH

 Courtland Consulting is proud to work on projects that strive to improve our community and focus on serving families and children. Due to our proven history of successfully evaluating projects that focus on families, we were selected, in September 2010, by the State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) of the Michigan Supreme Court to conduct an […]

Project Evaluation for REACH Project

Courtland Consulting was the project evaluator for the REACH project. The Kent County Referral for Employment, Asset Development, Cooperation, and Hope Grant Project (REACH Project) is a three-year demonstration project funded by a federal Section 1115 Discretionary Grant Award. The purpose of this grant is to implement and evaluate a demonstration project in which three […]

Federal Demographic Data Collection Project

The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) required a demographic profile of its child support customers in order to ensure that guiding principles and action items were being met. The project, called OCSE9, sought a better understanding of what cultures it serves, how extensive jurisdictional barriers are, and the social and economic characteristics of its customers.In […]

Kent County Cooperative Parenting Project

Project EvaluationThe Michigan Supreme Court’s State Court Administrative Office (SCAO) selected Courtland Consulting to complete a two year impact evaluation of the Kent County Cooperative Parenting Project. This is a pilot project that will test the use of non-adversarial language and the use of parenting plans, in divorce proceedings for families with children. The project […]

Project Evaluation for Fatherhood Initiative Project

 The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) awarded the Michigan Department of Human Services – Office of Child Support (OCS) grant funds for a demonstration project, Dads from Day One (DFD1).  Building on lessons learned from child support, fatherhood and healthy marriage programs of the past decade, DFD1 focuses on the “front-end” process of child support enforcement, beginning with the […]