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ParentingMontana.org

ParentingMontana.org strengthens social and emotional skills of parents and their children contributing to healthy, successful lives and reductions in risky behaviors.

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Together for Life - Utah

Together for Life Utah is increasing seat belt use in Box Elder, Cache, Carbon, Iron, San Juan, Sanpete, Sevier, Tooele, and Uintah Counties.

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Washakie County Social Norms Marketing Campaign

A social norms marketing campaign for reducing underage drinking among high school students in Washakie County, WY.

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The Role of Research in the Development of Effective Strategies

We develop strategies that transform culture to improve health and safety in organizations and communities. The development of these strategies is based on scientific research to ensure they are valid and effective.

Given the diversity of communities, there are rarely existing solutions that fit the unique culture of a community. Instead, efforts to improve health and safety in a community need to begin with research to understand the local culture and analyze its effect on behavior.

Our research is designed in partnership with the communities we serve to ensure we are addressing the social issues that are most important to them. Such partnerships ensure that the strategies we propose from this research are relevant and supported by these communities.

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  • Child Wellbeing
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Development
  • Problem Gambling
  • Social Norms Marketing
  • Substance Misuse
  • Traffic Safety

Traffic Safety Culture Transportation Pooled Fund Program

A cooperative effort of up to 19 state DOTs to increase awareness, understanding, and prioritization of traffic safety culture thereby transforming the culture in pursuit of the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) vision. A range of projects supporting TZD strategies are funded by this pooled fund.

ParentingMontana.org

ParentingMontana.org strengthens social and emotional skills of parents and their children contributing to healthy, successful lives and reductions in risky behaviors. […]

Together for Life Utah

A seat belt project applied across the social ecology in nine rural counties in Utah. A positive and hopeful approach to getting people to always wear their seat belt. […]

Washakie County Social Norms Marketing Campaign

A social norms marketing campaign for reducing underage drinking among high school students in Washakie County, WY. A brand, logo, and multi-media tools were created for this campaign, and the brand is extendable to other future community health and safety efforts. […]

Together for Life Project Cohort 3

(TogetherforLifeUtah.org)

The Center for Health and Safety culture will continue work on the Together for Life Project – a project to increase seatbelt use in rural Utah based on the Center’s Positive Culture Framework. The Center has worked with 7 rural counties over the past several years and will continue to provide support, media, and evaluation […]

Washington Traffic Safety Commission Training and Guidance FY22

The Center for Health and Safety Culture will increase the knowledge and skills of Washington Traffic Safety Commission staff, Target Zero Managers, and partners in promoting proactive traffic safety and implementation projects to grow supportive behavioral, normative, and control beliefs leading to effective and safer behaviors.  Sponsor: Washington Traffic Safety Commission Start Date: 11/30/2021 End date: 09/302022 PI: Otto […]

Organizing Safety Culture Self-Assessment for Transportation Agencies

The Center for Health and Safety Culture in partnership with the Western Transportation Institute will serve as a subcontractor for Battelle Memorial Institute to provide support for U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration safety culture activities. Sponsor: Battelle Memorial Institute Start Date: 11/16/2021 End Date: 09/02/2022 PI: Ward

Washington Traffic Safety Commission Training and Guidance FY21

The Center for Health and Safety Culture continued to work with Washington Traffic Safety Commission to address traffic safety in the State of Washington. This phase of work included the analysis and recommendations based on the 2019 Parent Traffic Safety Survey, developed and provided training and ongoing technical support to the Commission’s Program Managers and […]

Positive Culture Framework Ongoing Support for Clackamas County, Oregon

The Center for Health and Safety Culture will continue to support efforts in Clackamas County to apply the Center’s Positive Culture Framework to grow a positive traffic safety culture through training and guide service. Sponsor: Clackamas County Department of Transportation Start Date: 08/20/2021 End Date: 12/31/2024 PI: Otto

Support Development of Statewide Survey

The Center for Health and Safety Culture continued to work with Washington Traffic Safety Commission to address traffic safety in the State of Washington. This phase of work included developing a survey to assess traffic safety behaviors and beliefs that will support efforts by program managers in implementing effective strategies and countermeasures to reduce serious […]

Target Zero Manager Training and Guide

The Center for Health and Safety Culture worked with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission to provide onsite training and guide service to the Target Zero Manager and TZM program manager. Sponsor: Washington Traffic Safety Commission Start Date: 06/15/2021 End Date: 09/30/2021 PI: Otto

Support the Collection of Data on Emotional Intelligence

The Center for Health and Safety Culture continued to work with Washington Traffic Safety Commission to address traffic safety in the State of Washington. This phase of work included expanding research on social and emotional competence and traffic safety. Sponsor: Washington Traffic Safety Commission Start Date: 04/27/2021 End Date: 09/30/2021 PI: Otto