NATIONAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROGRAMS

OzHelp Foundation 2015
Evaluation of suicide prevention model

Menzies School of Health Research 2012-2015 Evaluation:
RHD Australia's national rheumatic heart disease prevention initiative.

Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2009-11
Specialist training programs in non-traditional settings.

OzHelp Foundation 2008-11 Suicide prevention
programs in the building, mining and construction industries.

Wesley LifeForce 2010-11 Suicide prevention
programs and community capacity building.

Family Drug Support 2009-15 Capacity building for
family inclusivity in the Australian alcohol and other drug sector.

Argyle Research has undertaken numerous complex evaluations of Commonwealth funded health and medical programs. These programs have been cross jurisdictional and have included components of professional and community training, resource and information development, and activities involving Aboriginal communities in urban, regional and remote locations.

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES


MENTAL HEALTH and SUICIDE PREVENTION

SportsLifeIQ

- Evaluation: Resilience training, National Rugby League (2013-14)

Wesley LifeForce 2010 - 2011

- Evaluation: Suicide prevention programs and community capacity building
  (focusing on locations with high suicide rates)

OzHelp Foundation

- Evaluation: Suicide prevention programs in the building,
  mining and construction industries (2008 - 2011)

University of Western Sydney

- Pathways to despair - suicide research (2011)
- Suicide prevention: construction and mining industries (2010 - 2011)

Mental Health Coordinating Council

- Training Needs Analysis (with EJD Consulting and Associates) (2007)



DRUG and ALCOHOL

Network of Alcohol and Drugs Agencies Inc

- Evaluation: Family and carers program (2010 - 2011).
- Workforce profiling and issues project - 70 agencies (2008).
- Training needs analysis (2007 with EJD Consulting and Associates).

Family Drug Support

- Family Drug Support 2013-15 Research project: Stepping Stones family support program, in collaboration with NDARC, UNSW.
- Evaluation: Bridging the Divide Program (2009-2015).
- Evaluation: Stepping Stones Family Support (2012-2013).
- Evaluation: Stepping Stones, Phone Line and Support Groups (2008).



HEALTH and MEDICAL

Royal Australasian College of Physicians

- Evaluation: Specialist training, non traditional settings (2010 - 2011)

OzHelp Foundation

- Evaluation: 'Tradies' Tune-Up' - building workers health initiative.

NSW Health

- Coordinating part review of NSW Health Facilities Guidelines (2008)
- Evaluation of the Katoomba Health Equity Project
  (2006 with the Centre for Popular Education, University of Technology, Sydney)

Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC)

- Health Impact Assessment of the Sydney Metropolitan Strategy (2007)



HOUSING

Housing NSW

- Monitoring: Dubbo community regeneration (2010)
- Baseline monitoring: Wagga Wagga community regeneration (2009)
- Impact analysis: Dubbo (Gordon) Estate relocation (2008)
- Consultant to working group: Rural and Remote Government Employee Housing (2008)



AGEING AND DISABILITY

University of Western Sydney

- Research project: 'Older men and HACC service use' (for ADHC)
- Research Project: Social engagement and retirement intentions, men aged 50 to 65.

FaHCSIA (via subcontracting to EJD Consulting and Associates)

- Consultation as part of the review of the National Standards
  for Disability Services Department of Disability Ageing and Home Care

Ageing, Disability and Home Care

- Program review. Ageing Grants Program (2008)



LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Marrickville City Council

- Social profiles (2013)

Penrith City Council

- Men's services needs analysis (2010).

Blue Mountains City Council

- Needs Analysis: Community and cultural facilities and services (2009)
- Trends Analysis: Social, economic and environmental trends (2009)
- Community Gardens assessment (2009)