NEVADA INSTITUTE FOR CHILDREN’S RESEARCH & POLICY
Title: Executive Director
Phone Number: (702) 895-1040
Program Description: The Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy (NICRP) is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to advancing children’s issues in Nevada. As a research center within the UNLV School of Public Health, NICRP is dedicated to improving the lives of children through research, advocacy, and other specialized services. Our mission is to conduct community-based research that will guide the development of programs and services for Nevada’s children. For more information regarding NICRP research and services, please visit our website at: http://www.nic.unlv.edu.
Services Offered: The NICRP provides a variety of services to both public and private agencies and organizations serving children in an effort to enhance the quality, availability and effectiveness of programs and services in Nevada.
The services provided by NICRP include:
Bill Draft Request Tracking
Legislative Bill Tracking
Legislative Briefing Book
Policy Analysis & Briefs
Summit Planning (including evaluation and follow up summary)
Training & Education
Target Populations: Children, School Aged-Children, Teens, LGBTQ+, African American Populations, Hispanic/Latinx Populations, Asian Populations, Pacific Islander Populations, Native American Populations, Low Income, Immigrants, Refugees, Undocumented,
Research/Focal Areas: Built Environment, Cardiovascular Diseases, Child Welfare, Children’s Health, Community Organizing, Criminal/Juvenile Justice, Education, Family Health, Health Equity, Injury Prevention, Mental Health, Public Policy, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Substance Abuse/Misuse, Suicide, Violence and Trauma,