Evaluation of physical health programs has been a major
focus of CER during the past two decades. CER’s evaluation
services have focused on environmental, community,
school-based, and preventative care programs. CER staff
work with stakeholders in the planning, implementation,
data collection, and reporting phases. The goal is to collect
and use quality information to make service adjustments
and determine program impact.
CER has extensive experience making data
understandable and usable.
CER has created widely distributed
community and tribal health profiles.
CER has successfully evaluated numerous mental health
programs including Safe and Healthy Schools, School
Counseling, Mental Health Systems of Care, Healthy Start,
and California Wellness Project to just name a few.
Similarly, CER is a leading evaluation firm for substance
abuse programs specifically targeting alcohol, marijuana,
cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drug abuse.
The extensive experience in the evaluation of mental
health and substance abuse programs has led to the
development of instruments and protocols for collecting
sensitive data while ensuring confidentiality.
CER regularly assists in the realignment and
evaluation of mental health and substance abuse
CER regularly collects, analyzes, and reports data on
youth and adult risk factors related to substance
abuse for school districts, Indian tribes, and
CER doesn’t just provide the numbers. We take data
and explain its implications to our clients. We make
evidence-based, timely recommendations that make
We know the research on what works for
mental health and substance abuse
programs. We regularly work with model
programs and can assist clients as they
adopt or adapt them to meet their specific
Center for Evaluation and Research, LLC
P.O. Box 990063 Redding, CA 96099 | Phone: 530.224.7704