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Evaluation and Program Development – Needs Assessment

Evaluation and Program Development – Needs Assessment - Service

Principal Investigator: Sale, Elizabeth W.

Service Description

The MIMH has strong expertise conducting comprehensive needs assessments for local and state agencies in the area of mental health.  Using a wide array of data collection methods, including stakeholder interviews, focus groups, surveys and analysis of secondary data, the MIMH can provide essential information that can be used for organizational prioritization and decision-making.  Prior clients have included the Missouri Department of Mental Health, the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the City of St. Louis Mental Health Board and the City of St. Louis.

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