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Company Information:

Name: 3-C Institute for Social Development
Address: 1901 N Harrison Ave STE 200
Cary, NC 27513
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,985,094.00 22
SBIR Phase II $9,549,231.00 12

Award List:

ADVANCES IN SOCIOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION METHODS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $107,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigators): In the study of children's peer relationships, decades of research have supported sociometric peer nomination methods as a reliable and accurate means of identifying peer problems. Problematic relationships with peers, particularly when chronic, can have… More

PARENT INVOLVEMENT IN SOCIAL SKILLS INTERVENTIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $140,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Problematic relationships with peers, particularly when chronic, can have a tremendous impact on children's functioning and mental health. Prevention and treatment research supports the use of social skills group therapy for… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier
Award Amount: $99,651.00

Social skills training for aggressive adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $104,518.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Problematic peer relations, particularly when chronic, can have a tremendous impact on children's functioning and mental health. Interpersonal aggression is a substantial peer problem among our youth. A history of aggressive behavior with peers is associated with… More

Social Skills Training for Aggressive Adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $748,593.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Problematic peer relations, particularly when chronic, can have a tremendous impact on children's functioning and mental health. Interpersonal aggression is a substantial peer problem among our youth. A history of aggressive behavior with peers is associated with… More

CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION OPAL ARCHIVE PROJ

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier
Award Amount: $0.00

CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION OPAL ARCHIVE PROJ

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier
Award Amount: $401,764.00

CHILD MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION OPAL ARCHIVE PROJ

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier, M
Award Amount: $70,896.00

WEB-BASED NTWRKING TOOL FOR TRAINING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier, M
Award Amount: $199,696.00

Social and emotional skills training with young children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $107,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): School districts across the country are actively seeking programs to improve the social climate of schools and the social relations among students. Interventions that directly address emotional intelligence (El) competencies have been found to enhance children's… More

Joining schools and families in social skills training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $107,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): Prevention and treatment research supports the use of social skills training for improving children's peer relations, social behavior, and emotional adjustment. Research shows that multi-component intervention efforts which target both the school and home… More

Multimedia Strategies to Enhance Child Treatment Effects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $745,880.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Decades of research in developmental psychopathology support the significant and unique contribution of social problems in the emergence of a myriad of later negative outcomes, including heightened risk for psychiatric disorders and use of mental health services.… More

INCREASING DIVERSITY IN ADVANCED MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janey Mcmillen
Award Amount: $99,995.00

Social and Emotional Skills Training with Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janey S. Mcmillen
Award Amount: $886,978.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Decades of research in developmental psychopathology support the significant and unique contribution of socio-emotional problems in the emergence of a myriad of negative outcomes, including heightened risk for psychiatric disorders and use of mental health… More

Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities for Black Youth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephanie I. Coard
Award Amount: $99,488.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Antisocial behavior and violence among youth has become a national health crisis for which African American youth are disproportionately at risk (Cicchetti & Lynch, 1993; Prothrow-Stith & Spivak,1992). A vast health disparity exists where African American youth… More

Extending Social Skills Training for Children Through Interactive Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $240,453.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Decades of research indicate social-behavioral deficits negatively affect adjustment and place children at increased risk for a myriad of later negative outcomes including depression, substance abuse, and delinquency. W ithout intervention, social-behavioral… More

Extending Evidence-based Social-behavioral Skill Training to Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $106,695.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): National survey data suggest prevalence of problem behaviors in young children is between 10-25%. As children enter preschool and begin to navigate social situations outside the home, problem behaviors interfere with so cial development placing children at risk… More

ADAPTING EXISTING CURRICULA FOR PROMOTING SOCIAL AND ADAPTIVE FUNCTIONING IN INDI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Derosier Melissa
Award Amount: $379,262.00

TOPIC 55A: INCREASING DIVERSITY IN ADVANCED MENTAL HEALTH RESARCH AND EXECUTIVE L

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: E. Melissa
Award Amount: $374,327.00

Continuing the Research and Development of Parent Treatment for Child Social

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $2,374,246.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Problematic peer relations, particularly when chronic, can have a tremendous impact on children's functioning and mental health. Decades of research indicate that peer rejection, isolation, and victimization negatively impact adjustment and place children at… More

Reducing Behavioral Health Disparities for Black Youth Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $749,842.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Antisocial behavior and violence are a national crisis disproportionately affecting Black youth (Cicchetti and Lynch, 1993; Prothrow-Stith and Spivak,1992). A vast health disparity exists in which Black youth are signif icantly more likely to both be identified… More

Cuentos de la Vida: Exploring Cultural Heritage through Storytelling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $199,968.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people of Hispanic origin constitute the largest minority group in the nation with the anticipation that 24% of the U.S. total population will be of Hispanic origin by 2050. Hispanic children experience significant behavioral… More

Web Tool to Disseminate Empirically-based Interventions to Schools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $499,198.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Schools are the primary mental health (MH) service setting for youth. The effectiveness of school-based MH programs has been repeatedly demonstrated for a wide array of child behavioral and emotional disorders, includin g ADHD, suicidality, mood disorders, and… More

Extending Evidence-Based Social Skills Training to Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $749,888.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): National survey data suggest the prevalence of problem behaviors in young children is between 10-25 percent (Webster-Stratton and Hammond, 1997). As children enter preschool and begin to navigate social situations outsi de the home, problem behaviors interfere… More

ADAPTING EXISTING CURRICULA FOR PROMOTING SOCIAL AND ADAPTIVE FUNCTIONING IN INDI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $380,523.00
Abstract:
Children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFX-ASD) are at heightened risk for a wide range of social relationship problems. Specialists in the field of autism suggest the social skill deficits experienced by people with HFX-ASD are the most difficult aspect of the disorder to… More

TOPIC 55A: INCREASING DIVERSITY IN ADVANCED MENTAL HEALTH RESARCH AND EXECUTIVE L

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Melissa E. Derosier
Award Amount: $386,672.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of this contract is to develop and evaluate a suite of training tools and mentoring strategies to enhance the research and executive leadership capacity of mental health researchers who are women and/or persons of color, particularly in DS IR related fields. The need for and… More

2007 SBIR PHASE II - TOPIC 44 - INTERACTIVE WEB-BASED NETWORKING TOOL FOR LINKING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $374,862.00
Abstract:
Background and Purpose: The purpose of this SBIR contract is to fully develop and test a sustainable, web-based networking tool that will facilitate collaborative relationships among DSIR (Division of Services and Interventions Research, NIMH http://www.nimh.nih.gov/dsir/index.cfm) supported… More

Web-based Dissemination Tool (WDT) for Community Mental Health

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Danielle C. Swick
Award Amount: $499,986.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While multiple psychological interventions for mental health(MH)problems in children and youth have established efficacy in research settings, empirically-based interventions (EBIs) are rarely used in everyday practice in community-based MH settings. This is of… More

Life Stories for Black Youth: Exploring Cultural Heritage through Storytelling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Amanda Harrell
Award Amount: $199,995.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There are 10 million Black children under the age of 18 in the United States. These children face serious academic and behavioral health disparities compared with their White counterparts (Breland-Noble, 2004; USDHHS, 2 001). Culturally-relevant programs are… More

Improving Social-Behavioral Adjustment of Adolescents through Parent Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Amanda Harrell
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Problematic peer relations, particularly when chronic, can have a tremendous impact on youth functioning and mental health. When youth experience difficulties in the peer system, a wide array of negative behaviors, emot ional difficulties, negative attitudes, and… More

An Interactive Social Tutoring System to Improve and Measure Social Goals for Students Related to Academic and Other School-Related Outcomes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Melissa DeRosier
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
This project will create a computer-based interactive social tutoring system (ISTS) for K-fifth grade students with accompanying online professional development and implementation tools for teachers. The ISTS software will be easily integrated into the classroom environment to not only improve… More

An Interactive Social Tutoring System to Improve and Measure Social Goals for Students Related to Academic and Other School-Related Outcomes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Melissa Derosier
Award Amount: $849,989.00
Abstract:
Purpose: Elementary school is a time of growth and development in students' social skills and peer relations. Prior research shows that students who are able to establish and maintain positive peer relations are more successful in school (including higher levels of achievement) and better able to… More

A Computer-based Social Intervention for Students with High Functioning ASD: Using Technology to Improve Special Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Janey McMillan
Award Amount: $149,993.00
Abstract:
Purpose: Students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HF-ASD) face unique challenges with social skills and social relationships, often experiencing heightened levels of social isolation and exclusion from social opportunities. Without intervention, these social difficulties can… More

A Computer-based Social Intervention for Students with High Functioning ASD: Using Technology to Improve Special Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: ED
Principal Investigator: Janey McMillan
Award Amount: $899,994.00
Abstract:
Purpose: Students with high functioning autism spectrum disorders (HF-ASD) face unique challenges with social skills and social relationships, often experiencing heightened levels of social isolation and exclusion from social opportunities. Without intervention, these social difficulties can… More