Social Policy

Governments, nonprofits, and others institutions struggle to support the changing social issues impacting our communities. From children and families to marginalized populations, from employment to criminal justice issues, from broad economic factors to energy consumption, Westat’s work informs social policy.

Selected Social Policy Team Members

100+

Projects

80

Staff

75+

Recent Publications

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Publications

Heaton, L.L. (2018).

Race and ethnic differences in mental health need and services received in justice-involved youth.

Vidal, S., C.M. Steeger, C. Caron, L. Lasher, and C.M. Connell. (2017).

Placement and delinquency outcomes among system-involved youth referred to multisystemic therapy: A propensity score matching analysis.

Gasper, J., K. Henderson, and D. Berman. (2017).

Do sectoral employment programs work? New evidence from New York City's Sector-Focused Career Centers.

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Maryland Cancer Registry
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The National Institutes of Health
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University of Michigan

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