Technical Assistance, Training, and Program Support

NORC frequently provides technical assistance in the forms of training, problem-solving, facilitating peer-to-peer learning, and providing information and communications resources.

Representative Projects

AmeriCorps Grantee Evaluation Monitoring & Guidance Project. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is partnering with NORC at the University of Chicago to strengthen and support various aspects of their AmeriCorps State and National grantees' evaluation activities. By providing grantees with the tools they need to improve the quality of their program evaluations, CNCS hopes to better estimate the broader community impacts of AmeriCorps programs.  More

Analytic Support for Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) Exchange Operations. ​As a subcontractor to IMPAQ International, LLC (IMPAQ), NORC provides assistance to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO) on a variety of tasks related to the implementation of the state and federal Health Insurance Marketplaces.  More

Preparing Hospitals to Screen and Treat Patients with Alcohol and Drug Use Problems. NORC was asked by JBS International, a CSAT Technical Assistance Contractor, to deliver onsite technical assistance training to a select, representative sample of U.S. hospitals. Consultants will be trained in the components of SBIRT in medical and hospital settings to screen adult inpatients for issues related to alcohol consumption. Short term goals include arranging trainings for Joint Commission accredited hospitals in a small sample representative of the JC hospital population across the country.  More

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ State Innovation Initiative Program. NORC at the University of Chicago provides technical assistance and implementation support to CMS’ State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative, which is administered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.  The SIM initiative provides state governments with financial and technical support to accelerate health care transformation through multi-payer delivery and payment system reform.  In conjunction with the financial and technical support that states receive through the SIM initiative, states also employ a variety of legislative, regulatory, policy, and payment strategies to impel change.   More

Traumatic Brain Injury Technical Assistance Center (TBI TAC). The Traumatic Brain Injury Technical Assistance Center (TBI TAC) supports the efforts of the Federal TBI Program in the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). More

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