The SSSRC works closely with clients to identify research or evaluation needs and to select appropriate methods and tools. Services offered include, but are not limited to:
Survey Research: Analysis of quantitative methods of information gathering; reporting on individual group and electronically collected data.
Field Interviews and Observation: Study of attitudes, trends and social mannerisms using mixed methods of personal interviewing and surveillance.
Focus Groups: Examination of attitudes and trends using a qualitative format in a group dynamic.
Telephone Surveys: A means of examining attitudes and trends using a more personal format by asking particular questions with one respondent at a time.
Data Management & Analysis: A study by reduction, summarization, tabulation and graphical analysis of data.
Empowerment Evaluation: The design, implementation and interpretation of program results, where the client is an active participant.
Program Evaluation: Assessment of goals, objectives, outputs and impacts of program implementation and outcomes.