Current Research Projects

Advancing State Policy Integration for Recovery and Employment (ASPIRE)

The ASPIRE initiative will assist up to six selected states with integrating state policy, program […]

The IPS Young Adult Project: Helping Young Adults Succeed at Work and School Through IPS Supported Employment

This mixed-methods cohort study will evaluate the effectiveness of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) for […]

Supported Employment Demonstration (SED)

The Supported Employment Demonstration (SED) is a randomized controlled trial of evidence-based vocational and mental […]

The Independence Project

The Independence Project is a study to evaluate the effectiveness of an intensive employment intervention […]

Veterans CARE Project

Westat is serving as the external evaluator for the Veterans CARE project, which will serve […]

Mental Health Technology Study

This project examines the use of technology within residential and outpatient mental health settings in […]

Mental Health Block Grant 10% Set Aside Evaluation

This mixed methods study describes the services provided through 38 First Episode Psychosis programs nationwide. […]

Predicting employment outcomes with client characteristics, program characteristics, work environment, and community characteristics

  This study examines predictors of employment outcomes for individuals with psychiatric disabilities using secondary […]

Impact of Federal and State Government Policies and Practices on Employment Outcomes for People with Psychiatric Disabilities

The goal of this three-phase study is to examine the impact of government policies and […]

Work-Focused Interventions for Depression

This project aims to understand the role of employer-sponsored treatment programs for depression in the […]