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Research and education are central to MINCAVA’s mission. Our goal is to develop and disseminate information that is focused on the most relevant issues in the field.

Current Research Projects

Coordinated Care for IPV Survivors through the M Health Community Network

Team: Lynette M. Renner (PI), Cari J. Clark (co-PI; Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health), Mary Logeais, (co-I; University of Minnesota, Department of Medicine), and Hannah Scott (Project Coordinator)

Funder: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Women’s Health
Project period: 08/15/2015-07/31/2018


Finding cost-effective ways to reduce truancy and crime: An evaluation of the Ramsey County Truancy Intervention Programs

Team: Lynette M. Renner (PI), Clea McNeely (co-PI; University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Department of Public Health), Won Lee (Graduate Research Assistant), and Besu Alemu (Graduate Research Assistant)

Funder: National Institute of Justice
Project Period: 01/01/2015-12/31/2017


Siblings of children who have been maltreated: An examination of developmental outcomes and child welfare practice

Team: Lynette M. Renner (PI), Lindsay Anderson (Graduate Research Assistant), and Kristine L. Piescher (Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare)

Funder: University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station
Project period: 10/1/2014-09/30/2017