Research & Evaluation
You have questions. DSG gets the answers.
In keeping with our mission of Science in the Service of People, the dozens of scientists and support staff who make up DSG’s Research and Evaluation Division help clients and consumers alike make evidence-based decisions about behavioral health, justice, and education policies, programs, practices, and interventions.
Indeed, DSG is a leader in evidence assessment, having worked for decades to identify the best of science through systematic, rigorous analysis and share that knowledge with the public.
DSG engages in original quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research to shed light on poorly understood phenomena. Our scientists design, conduct, and analyze data from
Randomized controlled trials
Our scientists are also adept at conducting systematic research reviews and meta-analyses, as well as secondary data analysis of small-to-large datasets, including:
U.S. Census Data
Buprenorphine Waiver Notification System
National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System
Treatment Episode Data Set
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Uniform Crime Reports
Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System
National Survey on Drug Use and Health
National Health Interview Survey