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Company Information:

Name: INNOVATION RESEARCH AND TRAINING, INC.
Address: INNOVATION RESEARCH AND TRAINING
DURHAM, NC 27707-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,033,499.00 14
SBIR Phase II $5,897,725.00 7

Award List:

Computerized Assessment of Social Information Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Katherine D. Rosanbalm
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this grant proposal is to develop an audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (audio-CASI) software package for assessing the social information processing in children. Research over the past 20 years has established a consistent relationship… More

Substance Abuse Prevention Media Literacy Curriculum

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $99,875.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): In response to published NIDA research topics calling for innovation in educational programs aimed at substance abuse prevention, the proposed project will develop an empirically tested media literacy alcohol and tobacco use prevention curriculum for third… More

Computerized Assessment of Social Information Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $749,998.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this proposed Phase II project is to develop and norm an audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (audio-CASI) software package for assessing social information processing skills (SIPS) in 3rd to 5th grade boys. Research over the past 25 years has… More

Substance Abuse Prevention Media Literacy Curriculum

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $737,383.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to published NIDA research topics calling for innovation in educational programs aimed at substance abuse prevention, the proposed project will develop and empirically tested media literacy alcohol and tobacco use prevention curriculum with use with… More

Substance Abuse Prevention Media Literacy HS Curriculum

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $117,400.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In response to published NIDA research topics calling for innovation in educational programs aimed at substance abuse prevention, the proposed project will develop an empirically tested media literacy substance abuse prevention curriculum for use with high school… More

Web-Based Mentor Training Program

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $121,018.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will create and evaluate the feasibility of a web-based training program for prospective mentors of 10-14 year-old children. The seven-module final program will consist of a series of interactive we b- based training modules with integrated… More

Computerized Assessment of Emotion Recognition Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $122,265.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this grant proposal is to develop a web-based, audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (audio-CASI) software package for assessing emotion recognition skills in young children. A consistent relationship between emotional knowledge and social… More

Media Literacy Substance Abuse Prevention Parent Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $138,396.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will create and evaluate the feasibility of a media literacy, substance abuse prevention program for parents, called Media Detective Parent Night. The program will be linked to the elementary school -based Media Detective curriculum and take… More

Substance Use Prevention Media Literacy High School Curriculum

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $768,996.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will complete the development of and empirically test a program that focuses on teaching media literacy and media advocacy skills to high school students for the purpose of reducing their intent to use and current use of alcohol, tobacco,… More

Web-Based Assessment of Social Information Processing Skills in Adolescent Boys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $168,032.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this grant proposal is to develop an audio computer-assisted self-interviewing (audio-CASI) web-based software application for assessing social information processing (SIP) skills in adolescent boys. Rese arch over the past 20 years has established… More

Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tracy M. Scull
Award Amount: $141,531.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will involve the development of a prototype for a prevention program that focuses on teaching media literacy skills to middle school students for the purpose of enhancing adolescents' decision-makin g skills to prevent early sexual behaviors… More

Elementary School Mindfulness-Based Substance Use Prevention Program

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Alison E. Parker
Award Amount: $171,464.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will create and evaluate the feasibility of a mindfulness substance abuse prevention for late elementary school-aged children, called MasterMind. Children will participate in activities focused on t he foundations of mindfulness (e.g.,… More

Substance Use Prevention Elementary Afterschool Program

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $239,131.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will create and evaluate the feasibility of a socioemotional, substance abuse prevention afterschool program for use with late elementary school-aged children. The 20-week final program will consist of an afterschool kit including… More

Web-Based Mentor Training Program

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janis B. Kupersmidt
Award Amount: $1,090,115.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will complete the creation of a web-based training mentor program and evaluate the efficacy of the program for prospective mentors of children. The final program will consist of a three web- based t raining courses containing integrated… More

TAS::75 0893::TAS E-TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR EXTENDING THE REACH OF PREVENTION INTERVENTIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tracy Scull – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $149,995.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed research is to determine the technical feasibility of a web-based media literacy substance use prevention program for use with families and their elementary school children, called Media Detective Family (MDF). MDF will be based off of the existing in-person… More

INNOVATION RESEARCH and TRAINING, INC. - PHS-2011-1 POP - 09/30/11- 03/29/12

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Alison Parker – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
Not Available

Middle School Media Literacy for Reproductive Health

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tracy M. Scull – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $989,994.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Consumption of unhealthy media messages that normalize or glorify risky sex is related to early and risky sexual behaviors in adolescents. Critical analysis of these media messages promotes healthy perspective-taking about relationships and sexual behaviors. The… More

OTHER FUNCTION: FY 12 AWARD, PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE 09/14/2012-09/13/2014. PHASE II, WEB-BASED MEDIA LITERACY PARENT TRAINING FOR SUBSTANCE USE PREVENTION IN RURAL LOCATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tracy Scull – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $999,615.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of this project is to develop a web-based media literacy substance use preventive intervention for use with parents and their elementary school children, called Media Detective Family (MDF), designed to overcome barriers to preventionefforts in rural communities. MDF provides… More

OTHER FUNCTIONS: DRUGGED DRIVING WEB-BASED SYSTEM, N43DA-12-5574.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Stelter – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $149,994.00
Abstract:
To determine available data sources and intervention strategies in regards to drugged driving

A Hard and Clear, Estrogen-Free Replacement for Bisphenol-A Based Polycarbonates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rebecca L. Stelter – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $164,400.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Training mentored youth and their caregivers to work together successfully with their mentor and mentoring program is critically important for achieving a safe, high-quality, sustained mentoring relationship, and for obtaining positive youth outcomes. Training… More

Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Prevention Program for Adolescents with FASD. A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Alison Parker – 919-493-7700
Award Amount: $561,624.00
Abstract:
Adolescents with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) are at risk for substance use and abuse. Given the dearth of Interventions designed specifically for adolescents with FASD, there exists a need for evidence-based preventive intervention programs forthis population. Thus, the goal of the… More