Charlene E Zil, NPC Researcher

Charlene E. Zil, M.P.A.

Researcher

Phone: (503) 243-2436 x 119

Fax: (503) 243-2454

Email: zil@npcresearch.com

Charlene Zil joined NPC Research in July 2012 with a background in public administration. Ms. Zil previously worked as an internal and external evaluator for local and state government agencies, including Portland Public Schools, Oregon’s Department of Administrative Services, and Clackamas County, where she evaluated client and employee satisfaction across a variety of public initiatives. While working at NPC Research, Ms. Zil has served as a research coordinator and data analyst for a number of adult treatment court projects where she was responsible for collecting and analyzing program service, criminal justice, and substance use treatment data.

Ms. Zil has succeeded in applying her background and skills to a variety of new content areas including her current work on domestic violence prevention and intervention, access to legal counsel for low income populations facing civil matters, and a SAMHSA grant to incorporate behavioral health principles into primary care clinics. In each of these roles, Ms. Zil’s duties included survey design and administration, data collection and cleaning, database management, technical assistance, statistical analysis and interpretation, as well as writing reports and presenting findings to key stakeholders.

Ms. Zil is a member of the Oregon Program Evaluator’s Network. She graduated with highest distinction from the Department of Economics with a B.S. in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego, and earned her M.P.A. from Portland State University, with an emphasis in Social and Economic Policy.

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Projects, Publications, and Presentations

On this page you can access all the reports, publications, and projects relevant to specific staff and available to the public from NPC Research. In one of the fields below, enter a title, choose a type (project, publication, or presentation) from the drop-down menu, or choose a topic area from the drop-down. The results will sort automatically. Click on bold type for more information on any item of interest.

Title Type Category
Carey, S. M., Malsch, A. M., Zil, C. E., & Ayoub, L. H. (2016, June) How do Reentry Courts work? Findings from NIJ’s Multi-State Research on Reentry Courts Presented at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Training Conference, Anaheim, CA.
Presentation /
presentation Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Carey, S. M., & Zil, C. E. (2016, June) Data, Evaluation and Outcomes: What You Should Collect and Why Presented at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Training Conference, Anaheim, CA.
Presentation /
presentation Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act Evaluation project Other
Carey, S. M., & Zil, C. E. (2015, July) Data, Evaluation and Outcomes: What You Should Collect and Why Presented at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Training Conference, National Harbor, MD.
Presentation /
presentation Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
NIJ Second Chance Act Reentry Courts project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Evaluation of the California Children’s Justice Act project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Judicial Council of California (December 2014) Judicial Council Report to the Legislature: California Parolee Reentry Court Evaluation Report San Francisco, CA: Judicial Council of California
Report /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
SBIRT Oregon Training Initiative (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) project Community Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Other
Zil, C. E., Waller, M. S., Harrison, P. M., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) South St. Louis County DWI Court, St. Louis County, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Zil, C. E., Johnson, A. J., Harrison, P. M., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Roseau County DWI Court, Roseau County, MN: Process and Outcome Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Harrison, P. M., Waller, M. S., Johnson, A. J., Zil, C. E., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Ramsey County DWI Court, Ramsey County, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Harrison, P. M., Waller, M. S., Zil, C. E., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Otter Tail County DWI Court, Fergus Falls, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Harrison, P. M., Johnson, A. J., Zil, C. E., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Borderland Substance Abuse Court, Lake of the Woods County, MN: Process and Outcome Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Harrison, P. M., Zil, C. E., Waller, M. S., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Fourth Judicial District Adult DWI Court, Hennepin County, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Harrison, P. M., Zil, C. E., Waller, M. S., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Crow Wing County DWI Court, Crow Wing County, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Zil, C. E., Waller, M. S., Johnson, A. J., Harrison, P. M., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Cass County/Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Wellness Court Walker, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Zil, C. E., Waller, M. S., Harrison, P. M., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (July 2014) Beltrami County DWI Court, Beltrami County, MN: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
California Parolee Reentry Court Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Jarvis, K. L., Redfield, M., & Zil, C. E. (October 2013) Enhancing Systems’ Response to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (CEDV): An Evaluation of the California Children’s Justice Act CEDV Programs, Process Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
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publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Criminal Justice
Minnesota Statewide DWI Court Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment