MATT DAVIS

Curriculum Vitae

MATT DAVIS portrait
  • Director, Social Research Institute
  • Research Associate Professor, College Of Social Work
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Research

Research Statement

My work focuses on using methods from implementation science and continuous quality improvement approaches to improve the effectiveness of social service programs, particularly in the area of Child Welfare and Mental Health. I have an emphasis on creating innovative, effective methods for training social service providers.

Research Keywords

  • Training social services practitioners, Interest Level: 5
  • Implementation and Dissemination Science, Interest Level: 5
  • Continuous Quality Improvement, Interest Level: 4
  • Child Welfare, Interest Level: 5

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Victims of Crime Needs Assessment. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT COMMISSION ON CRIMINAL AND, 06/01/2016 - 05/31/2021. Total project budget to date: $221,603.00
  • DJJS Technical Assistance Project. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE, 10/15/2015 - 10/14/2018. Total project budget to date: $159,771.00
  • Next Generation Kids Pilot Evaluation. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SER, 01/01/2015 - 10/17/2016. Total project budget to date: $97,361.06
  • Idaho Title IV-E Waiver. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. Children's Bureau, 07/15/2014 - 06/18/2016. Total project budget to date: $1,516,348.00
  • DJJS Program Evaluation and Improvement Project. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICE, 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2018. Total project budget to date: $250,796.44
  • Utah Title IV-E Evaluation. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. Children's Bureau, 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2019. Total project budget to date: $2,972,805.00
  • Report Writer. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF TH, 08/01/2012 - 10/30/2012. Total project budget to date: $8,003.00
  • Yellow Pages for Youth. PI: Davis, Matthew James. Salt Lake County Services, 02/01/2012 - 11/01/2012. Total project budget to date: $5,000.00
  • CASA Evaluation. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. Children's Bureau, 02/01/2012 - 02/28/2013. Total project budget to date: $54,278.00
  • DJJS Program Evaluation. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, 12/01/2011 - 06/30/2013. Total project budget to date: $63,000.00
  • Evaluation of the Comprehensive Gang Model. PI: Butters, Rob. Co-PI(s): Davis, Matthew James. Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, 07/01/2011 - 06/29/2012. Total project budget to date: $59,000.00
  • State Supervision Program Evaluation and Improvement. PI: DAVIS,MATTHEW JAMES. UT Administrative Office of the Courts, 07/02/2007 - 06/30/2013. Total project budget to date: $200,000.00
  • Evaluation of Offenders Placed at Rite of Passage. PI: Van Vleet, Russell, K. Co-PI(s): Davis, Matthew James. Rite of Passage, 02/01/2005 - 12/01/2005. Total project budget to date: $20,000.00
  • Utah Board of Juvenile Justice Outcome Evaluation. PI: Van Vleet, Russell K. Co-PI(s): Davis, Matthew James. Utah Board of Juvenile Justice, 07/01/2002 - 06/29/2012. Total project budget to date: $325,000.00
  • Out of State Placements for Juvenile Offenders in DYC Custody. PI: Van Vleet, Russell K. Utah Division of Juvenile Justice Services, 07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003. Total project budget to date: $40,000.00
  • An evaluation of Utah’s Early Intervention Mandate: The Juvenile Sentencing Guidelines and Intermediate Sanctions. PI: Van Vleet, Russell K. National Institute of Justice, 10/01/1998 - 09/28/2001. Total project budget to date: $250,000.00