Kate Kissick, B.A.

Researcher

Phone: (503) 243-2436 x 105

Fax: (503) 243-2454

Email: kissick@npcresearch.com

Kate Kissick joined the company in June 2005. Early on, she coordinated the Oregon Healthy Teens Survey, a youth behavior monitoring program sponsored by the Oregon Departments of Health and Education. Current projects are primarily process, outcome and cost studies of problem solving courts around the country including family, drug, DWI and re-entry courts. Ms. Kissick is also heavily involved in the annual evaluation of the Friends of the Children – Portland youth mentoring program. Additional project areas include early childhood development, child abuse prevention, youth mentoring programs, tobacco, and alcohol and substance abuse prevention.

Ms. Kissick has experience coordinating research and evaluation projects. Her primary responsibilities include creating and managing database and data storage systems, extracting and collecting data from large administrative data sources, cleaning and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, conducting key stakeholder interviews, and writing reports. Additional duties include: hiring, training, and supervising project staff; data entry; quality control; and proposal writing.

Ms. Kissick graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University in June 2004. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science with a minor in philosophy.

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
Tarte, J. M., Green, B. L., Malsch, A. M., Aborn, J. A., Kissick, K., & Nuzzo, W. (July 2017) Statewide Evaluation Results 2015-2016: Healthy Families Oregon Status Report Tables Portland, OR: NPC Research
Status Report Tables /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Evaluation of Charles County (MD) Family Recovery Court Program project Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Substance Abuse Treatment
Evaluation of Cayuga County (NY) Drug Court Programs project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Evaluation of the Chittenden County (VT) Drug Court project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
District of Columbia Adult Drug Court project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Healthy Families Oregon Evaluation project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Kissick, K., Mackin, J. R., & Corbett, K. (January 2016) Friends of the Children – Portland: Evaluation Report, July 2014 – June 2015 Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report /
publication Youth Development
Kissick, K., Waller, M. S., Johnson, A. J., & Carey, S. M. (October 2015) Clark County Family Treatment Court: Striding Towards Excellent Parents (STEP) Vancouver, WA – Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Fact Sheet /
publication Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
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
Kissick, K., Mackin, J. R., & Redfield, M. (December 2014) Friends of the Children – Seattle: Evaluation Report Portland, OR: NPC Research
Report / Executive Sumary /
publication Youth Development
Friends of the Children – Portland project Youth Development
Clark County (Washington state) Family Drug Treatment Court: Children Affected by Methamphetamine Enhancement project Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Substance Abuse Treatment
Kissick, K., Waller, M. S., & Carey, S. M. (Sept. 2013) Bexar County Felony Drug Court: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation. Submitted to Bexar County Felony Drug Court Program.
Report / Fact Sheet /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Mackin, J. R., Aborn, J. A., Sanders, M. B., Kissick, K., & Carey, S. M. (Sept. 2013) Marion County Fostering Attachment Treatment Court Follow-up Process and Outcome Evaluation Report. Submitted to the Marion County Children & Families Department and the Marion County Circuit Court.
Report /
publication Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Process, Outcome and Cost Evaluation of the Bexar County (San Antonio, Texas) Drug Court project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Measure 57 (OR) Statewide Drug Court Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Multnomah County Youth Risk Behavior Survey project Community Health
New Mexico DWI Court Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Participatory Evaluation of the Tobacco Prevention and Education Project (TPEP) Community Programs – Phase 3 project Community Health
Evaluation of the Portland Metro Council of Camp Fire’s School-Based Program project Youth Development
Evaluation Technical Assistance for the Portland Children’s Levy Mentoring Grantees project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Youth Development
Marion County Re-Entry Evaluation project Criminal Justice
10 Key Components of Drug Court Technical Assistance to SAMHSA Adult Drug Court Grantees project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Furrer, C. J., Kissick, K., & Mackin, J. R. (Jan. 2010) Friends of the Children, Portland Annual Evaluation: July 2008–June 2009 School Report. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Youth Development
Furrer, C. J., & Kissick, K. (Nov. 2009) Friends of the Children, Portland Annual Evaluation: July 2008–June 2009. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Adolescent Report / Milestones Report / Service Delivery Report / Population Report / Executive Summary /
publication Youth Development
Furrer, C. J., & Kissick, K. (Aug. 2009) Friends of the Children, Portland Annual Evaluation: July 2008–June 2009 Technical Appendix. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report /
publication Youth Development
Mt. Hood Community College Head Start project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
New Parent Packages project Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Oregon Healthy Teens School Survey project Community Health
Carey, S. M., Fuller, B. E., & Kissick, K. (Oct. 2007) Michigan DUI Courts Outcome Evaluation: Final Report. NPC Research: Portland, OR.
Report / Executive Summary /
publication Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Outcome Evaluations of Three Michigan DUI Courts project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
A Cost Evaluation of Two Michigan Drug Courts project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment