Kate Kissick, B.A.

Director of Data & Analyst Operations

Senior Researcher & Analyst

Phone: (503) 243-2436, ext. 105

Fax: (503) 243-2454

Email: kissick@npcresearch.com

Kate Kissick joined the company in June 2005 as researcher and analyst. In addition to currently consulting on NPC’s process, outcome, and cost studies across various individual, statewide, and national treatment court evaluations, she provides oversight, training, and standards development for NPC’s data analysts. During her tenure at NPC, Ms. Kissick has performed as the primary qualitative and quantitative analyst across a variety of content areas including substance use prevention, criminal justice interventions, early childhood development, child abuse prevention, and youth mentoring programs. Ms. Kissick supports ongoing company and staff growth and development, with a specific focus on hiring, training, and mentoring analysts. Her primary responsibilities include assisting principal investigators and project directions in research design and methodology; task coordination and analyst management; data management and collection across systems and platforms; assessing data quality and operationalizing research questions; analyzing qualitative and quantitative data; and creating presentations and reports.

Ms. Kissick earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science, with a minor in philosophy, at Oregon State University.

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. Kissick, K. Waller, M. Davidson, S. Johnson, A. Lee, B. (April 2021) Buffalo OIC Process, Outcome and Cost Evaluation Full Study Detailed Report
Main Report / Full Report /
publication Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts
National Evaluation of Family Treatment Courts (NEFTC) project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being, Substance Abuse Treatment
Benton County Drug Treatment Court Process and Outcome Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Clark County Washington Residential DOSA Drug Court Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Substance Abuse Treatment
Clark County Juvenile Recovery Court Process and Outcome Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Juvenile Justice, Substance Abuse Treatment
Clark County STAR (Strategic Treatment Approach to Reentry) Program Evaluation: MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) and Psychosocial Services for People with Opioid Use Disorders project Criminal Justice, Substance Abuse Treatment
Clark County Sheriff, Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Program Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Substance Abuse Treatment
Tarte, J. M., Malsch, A. M., Kissick, K., Aborn, J. A., Nuzzo, W., & Green, B. L. (July 2018) Statewide Evaluation Results 2016–2017: 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
Anchorage CINA Therapeutic Court: Process and Outcome Evaluation project Child Abuse and Child Abuse Prevention, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Early Childhood and Family Well-Being
Clark County, WA Family Treatment Court Project Evaluation project Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, Other
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
Pennsylvania Treatment Courts: Process, Outcome, and Cost Evaluation project Criminal Justice, Drug Courts/ Problem-Solving Courts, 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