Jerod M Tarte, NPC Co-President

Jerod M. Tarte, M.A.

Co-President, Director of Finance and Operations

Research Associate

Phone: (503) 243-2436 x 103

Fax: (503) 243-2454

Email: tarte@npcresearch.com

Jerod Tarte, Co-President and Director of Finance and Operations at NPC Research, has been involved in program evaluation and research since 1998. His experience includes grants management, project management, methodology, and statistical analysis for evaluations of programs related to early childhood and juvenile populations.

Mr. Tarte has served as project director and data analyst for numerous evaluations of programs serving at-risk youth and children. For the past several years he has been primarily involved in a federally funded randomized study of Healthy Families Oregon, and the statewide evaluations of Healthy Families Oregon and Juvenile Crime Prevention. In addition to numerous evaluation reports, Mr. Tarte published a series of articles on strengths-based assessment use in both juvenile justice and early childhood settings.

In 2006 Mr. Tarte served as president of Oregon Program Evaluators Network, a professional affiliate of the American Evaluation Association. Prior to joining NPC Research, he served as a research assistant at California State University at Fresno while obtaining his Master of Arts in Psychology. Mr. Tarte has also taught undergraduate psychology courses at both CSU Fresno and Portland State University (where he completed additional graduate level coursework in research and program evaluation).

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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
NPC Research (February 2016) Key Outcomes for the Healthy Families Oregon Program 2014–2015 Portland, OR: NPC Research
Key Outcomes /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Healthy Families Oregon Evaluation project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Sanders, M. B., & Waller, M. S. (January 2016) Testing the Effectiveness of Healthy Families America in an Accredited Statewide System: Outcomes and Cost-Benefits of the Healthy Families Oregon Program – Final Project Report Portland, OR: Portland State University and NPC Research
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Kissick, K., Malsch, A. M., & Tarte, J. M. (June 2015) Healthy Families Oregon Maltreatment Prevention Report Program Year 2013-14 Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention
Oregon Juvenile Crime Prevention Evaluation – Phase III project Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Aborn, J. A., & Croome, J. T. (January 2015) Statewide Evaluation Results 2013-2014: Healthy Families Oregon Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Outcomes Summary /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Tarte, J. M., & Green, B. L. (November 2014) Healthy Families Oregon Summary of Regionalization Strategies & Lessons Learned Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report /
publication Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Testing the Effectiveness of Healthy Families America: Outcomes and Cost-Benefits of the Healthy Families Oregon Program project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Aborn, J. A., & Croome, J. T. (February 2014) Statewide Evaluation Results 2012 – 2013: Healthy Families Oregon Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., & Tarte, J. M. (Oct. 2013) Healthy Families Oregon Maltreatment Prevention Report Program Year 2010-11 Submitted to the Early Learning Division, Oregon Department of Education. Portland, OR: NPC Research.
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Community Health, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., & Tarte, J. M. (Feb. 2013) Healthy Start Evaluation 2011-12 Key Outcome and Service Findings
Presentation /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Aborn, J. A., & Talkington, A. (Feb. 2013) Healthy Start~Healthy Families Oregon Evaluation Report 2011-12 Submitted to the Early Learning Council, State of Oregon. Portland, OR: NPC Research.
Report / Executive Summary /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., & Tarte, J. M. (2013, February) Healthy Start Evaluation 2011-12 Key Outcome and Service Findings Webinar hosted by the Early Learning Council for Healthy Start~Healthy Families Oregon Program Managers & Supervisors.
Presentation /
presentation Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention
Tarte, J. M., & Aborn, J. A. (June 2012) Reading for Healthy Families: Final Evaluation Report. Submitted to Oregon Commission on Children and Families. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Literacy
Tarte, J. M., Mackin, J. R., & Malsch, A. M. (Feb. 2012) Juvenile Crime Prevention Program Evaluation Summary 2009-11. A report to the Oregon Commission on Children and Families. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Oregon Juvenile Crime Prevention Evaluation – Phase II project Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Retrospective Collection of Child Protective Service Reports Among National Head Start Research and Evaluation Project project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Worcel, S. D., Green, B. L., & Tarte, J. M. (Oct. 2010) Child Care Contribution Tax Credit Pilot Project: Final Report A report to the Oregon Employment Department – Child Care Division. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Project Briefing /
publication Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Reading for Healthy Families project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Literacy
Summer Reading project Literacy
Every Family Reads project Literacy
New Parent Packages project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Tarte, J. M., Green, B. L., Weller, J. M., Snoddy, A. M., & Nuzzo, W. (June 2009) Reading for Healthy Families Year 1: Summary of Findings Submitted to Oregon Commission on Children and Families. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Literacy
Green, B. L., Lambarth, C. H., Tarte, J. M., & Snoddy, A. M. (March 2009) Oregon’s Healthy Start Maltreatment Prevention Report 2007-08 NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Lambarth, C. H., Snoddy, A. M., & Nuzzo, W. (Jan. 2009) Healthy Start of Oregon 2007-2008 Status Report NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Executive Summary / Appendices / Service Implementation Fact Sheet / Outcomes Fact Sheet /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Oregon Juvenile Crime Prevention Evaluation – Phase I project Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Snoddy, A. M., Lambarth, C. H., Warren, J. M., & Nuzzo, W. (Jan. 2008) Healthy Start of Oregon 2006-2007 Status Report NPC Research.
Report / Appendices / Executive Summary / Parent Summary / Service Implementation Fact Sheet / Outcomes Fact Sheet /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Tarte, J. M., Snoddy, A. M., Lambarth, C. H., Warren, J. M., & Nuzzo, W. (Jan. 2008) Healthy Start of Oregon, Annual Report on Maltreatment Prevention 2006-07 NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Executive Summary /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Tarte, J. M., Mackin, J. R., Cox, A. A., & Furrer, C. J. (November 2007) Juvenile Crime Prevention 2005 – 2007 Evaluation Report. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
presentation Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Tarte, J. M., Mackin, J. R., Cox, A. A., & Furrer, C. J. (Nov. 2007) Juvenile Crime Prevention 2005 – 2007 Evaluation Report. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Child Care Community Fund Evaluation project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Brekhus, J., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., Snoddy, A. M., & Warren, J. M. (March 2007) Healthy Start of Oregon 2005-2006 Status Report NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Appendices / Executive Summary / Fact Sheet /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Brekhus, J., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., & Andrews, A. (July 2006) Healthy Start 2004-2005 Maltreatment Report NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Key Findings /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Clackamas County Drug Court Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Juvenile Justice, Substance Abuse Treatment
Green, B. L., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., Brekhus, J., & Andrews, A. (March 2006) Healthy Start of Oregon 2004-2005 Status Report NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., & Cox, A. A. (Sept. 2005) Native American Tribal Juvenile Prevention Programs Data Summary. A report to the Oregon Commission on Children and Families, Juvenile Crime Prevention. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Mackin, J. R., Weller, J. M., Tarte, J. M., & Nissen, L.B. (2005) Identifying Strengths as Fuel for Change: A Conceptual and Theoretical Framework for the Youth Competency Assessment. In Juvenile and Family Court Journal. Winter, 2005. pp. 1-15.
Full Article /
publication Juvenile Justice, Youth Development
Mackin, J. R., Weller, J. M., Tarte, J. M., & Nissen, L. B. (2005) Breaking New Ground in Juvenile Justice Settings: Assessing for Competencies in Juvenile Offenders. In Juvenile and Family Court Journal. Spring, 2005. pp. 25-37.
Paper /
publication Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Children’s Justice Act Evaluation project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Criminal Justice
Tarte, J. M., Carey, S. M., & Jones, R. J. (April 2005) Children’s Justice Act: An Examination of Time to Jurisdiction for Dependency Cases in Clackamas and Columbia Counties NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts
Green, B. L., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., Weller, J. M., Brekhus, J., & Andrews, A. (Jan. 2005) Healthy Start 2003 – 2004 Status Report Volume I: Report Narrative July 1, 2003 – June 30, 2004 NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Appendices /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., Cole, R. T. M., & Brekhus, J. (July 2004) Healthy Start 2002 – 2003 Status Report July 1, 2002 – June 30, 2003 NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Appendices /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Mackin, J. R., Weller, J. M., & Tarte, J. M. (May 2004) Strength-Based Restorative Justice Assessment Tools for Youth: Addressing a Critical Gap in the Juvenile Justice System NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Juvenile Justice, Youth Development
Mackin, J. R., Weller, J. M., & Tarte, J. M. (May 2004) Strength-Based Restorative Justice Assessment Tools for Youth: Addressing a Critical Gap in the Juvenile Justice System NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
presentation Juvenile Justice, Youth Development
Mackin, J. R., Weller, J. M., & Tarte, J. M. (May 2004) Strengths-Based Restorative Justice Assessment Tools for Youth: Addressing a Critical Gap in the Juvenile Justice System: Final Project Report. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Juvenile Justice, Youth Development
Mackin, J. R., Brekhus, J., Green, B. L., Cole, R. T. M., & Tarte, J. M. (Aug. 2003) Healthy Start Implementation Survey Report of Findings NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Sprague, J., English. T. R., Yeaton, P., Finigan, M. W., Mackin, J. R., Seljan, B.J., & Tarte, J. M. (2003, July) Juvenile Crime Prevention Program Evaluation – Final Report. Oregon. IVDB/NPC Research.
Key Findings Powerpoint /
presentation Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Sprague, J., English. T. R., Yeaton, P., Finigan, M. W., Mackin, J. R., Seljan, B.J., & Tarte, J. M. (July 2003) Juvenile Crime Prevention Program Evaluation – Final Report. Oregon. IVDB/NPC Research.
Report / Key Findings Powerpoint /
publication Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice
Green, B. L., Mackin, J. R., Tarte, J. M., Cole, R. T. M., & Brekhus, J. (June 2003) Healthy Start of Oregon 2001 – 2002 Status Report July 1, 2001 – June 30, 2002 NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Appendices / Executive Summary /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Green, B. L., & Tarte, J. M. (July 2000) Early Head Start Family Center of Portland Summary of Results from Peer Observations of Classroom Quality NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Early Head Start (Portland) project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being