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The CDM Policy and Program team combines legal, social science, service systems, clinical, and law enforcement expertise to offer interdisciplinary policy analysis and assessment across a wide range of health and human services areas. Seasoned researchers and scholars provide rapid-turnaround analysis of health and human service-related topics and use well-tested procedures for combining social science and legal policy analysis.


What We Do

  • Integrate legal, social science, service systems, clinical, and law enforcement perspectives to develop frameworks, variables, and hypotheses for policy analysis and policy outcomes research
  • Rapidly collect, analyze, and synthesize policy data from published literature, focus groups, experts, survey research, secondary data analysis, and searches of enacted and codified laws and regulations
  • Test policy-related hypotheses through quantitative, econometric, qualitative, organizational, and legal analysis
  • Organize complex policy information in user-searchable databases with flexible report capabilities
  • Prepare papers, publications, and briefings on a variety of health and human services policy topics