Completed Research Projects

Project Title Principal/
Funding Source
The Asian Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project Hahm National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The Boston Geriatric Education Model (GEM) Consortium Geron New York Academy of Medicine
Project BRIGHT II (Building Resilience through Intervention: Growing Healthier Together) Paris SAMHSA
Expand HIV Outreach Through Mobile Van Services Lundgren; Amodeo Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
LaVoz Homeless Treatment Project: Focusing on HIV/AIDS, Housing and Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Latino Substance Abusers Lundgren Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
Outcome Evaluation of Tu Bienestar – HIV Prevention and Mental Health Services to Latino Substance Users Lundgren Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
La Voz: HIV Mobile Prevention and Clinical Care for Latino Injection Drug Users Lundgren Tapestry Health
La Voz: A Needs Assessment and Prevention Project for HIV and Substance Abuse Prevention for Latinos Lundgren Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Psychopathology of Compulsive Hoarding Steketee The National Institutes of Health (NIH) /The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The Relapse Prevention Initiative: Trauma Counseling Services to Drug Users Lundgren; Amodeo Casa Esperanza, Inc.
Suicide Education enhancement project Ruth; Muroff Mass DPH
Understanding the Mentoring Process: A Longitudinal Study of Mentoring Relationships between Adolescents and Adults Spencer The William T. Grant Foundation
Circulo de Cuidado (Circle of Care): A Group Behavioral Intervention for Latino Families Coping with Dementia Gonyea; Delgado; Lopez; Hill Alzheimer’s Association Investigator Initiated Research Grant and the Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation
Evaluation of the Aging Well at Home Program:  A Caring Community Initiative of the Jewish Family & Children Services of Greater Boston Gonyea The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Evaluation and Support Center on Innovations in Oral Health Bachman; Tobias AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, United States Department of Health and Human Services
Factors Associated With Adopting Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Practices in Community Organizations Funded through Federal Program Efforts: A National Study Lundgren Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Pathways to Recovery: A Comprehensive Continuum of Care for Latinos Lundgren SAMHSA/CSAT

The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) — formerly The Institute for Geriatric Social Work (IGSW)




CADER Continue IGSW efforts in preparing the social services workforce for an aging society The Atlantic Philanthropies
CADER Provide training for state unit on aging and area agency on aging staff in the state of Minnesota Minnesota Board on Aging and Minnesota AreaAgencies on Aging
CADER Working with the disability and aging communities to develop a comprehensive, interactive, skill-based online training course Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging
CADER Provide online training programs and certificates in aging to APS workers serving older adults across the state Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs Adult Protective Services Program
CADER Develop a suicide prevention training program for practitioners working in agencies across the state Massachusetts Department of Public Health
CADER Provide the training, orientation, technical support and monthly progress reports Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs