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Company Information:

Company Name: NORTHWEST MEDIA, INC.
City: EUGENE
State: OR
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,246,666.00 33
SBIR Phase II $13,082,345.00 15

Award List:

EDUCATIONAL MEDIA TO TEACH PHYSICS AND SAFETY BELT CONCEPTS TO GRAMMAR AND MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,694.00
Abstract:
Many methods have been tried to increase the use of safety belts by children but education seems to be the most promising. students understand the importance of safety belt use when they understand the physics of crashes. they also visualize physics concepts better when a dramatic and realistic… More

REDUCING DEVIANT AROUSAL IN JUVENILE SEX OFFENDERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,218.00

REDUCING DEVIANT AROUSAL IN JUVENILE SEX OFFENDERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $479,916.00
Abstract:
This project is devoted to the continued development and evaluation of a new form of aversive conditioning for the treatment of juvenile sex offenders. vicarious sensitization (vs) raises few of the political, ethical, and motivational objections commonly associated with this class of treatment… More

A MEDIA-BASED AIDS CURRICULUM FOR AT-RISK TEENS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Brion Marquez , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The project will develop and evaluate a media-based aids prevention curriculum for at-risk teens. the goals of the project are to increase teens' sense of vulnerability to aids, increase knowledge about aids, and develop skills to avoid risky sexual behaviors. a film adapted from a teen aids drama… More

Teenage Male Behavior--Roles and Responsibilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $49,381.00

Parent Magazine About Teenage Substance Abuse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Victor Emert
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop and evaluate an educational magazine for parents on teenage substance abuse. The publication will use a peer communications approach to inform parents and to constructively involve them in their child's recovery. Special edition issues will address the concerns… More

Media-Based Study Skill Program for Latino Parents and Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The goal is to develop and evaluate a set of videotapes to teach home study skills to parents and children. Phase I will target middle-school Latino schoolchildren and their families. Videotapes will be produced in Spanish. The materials will be developed in conjunction with specialists and… More

Independent Living Skills for the Foster Teenager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Parent Education for the Divorcing Family

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $73,598.00
Abstract:
Our goal is to develop, produce, and evaluate a media-based education program for divorcingparents. The program is intended for use by divorce mediators, parent educators, and other mentalhealth professionals. The program will motivate parents to make a successful transition from parentto co-parent.… More

Teenage Male Behavior--Roles and Responsibilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $554,464.00
Abstract:
The project will develp and evaluate an educational curriculum for teenagers on sexual roles and responsibilities. teenage sexuality is an area of urgent concern because of the prevalence of aids, sexually transmitted disease, teenage pregnancy, and rape. male sexual behavior, in particular, has… More

Independent Living Skills for the Foster Teenager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $490,139.00
Abstract:
The goal is to develop and evaluate a unique set of instructional videotapes on skills for independent living for foster teens. Each tape will present a peer-based story that familiarizes foster teens with the practical and social aspects of a particular goal, such as finding an apartment or getting… More

Media Based Curriculum--Planning Care for Family Elders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Brown
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
We will develop a series of televised instructional programs designed to help families with the proand providing care for an elderly family member. The completed programming will cover a wide range ofamily decision- making, managing stress, communicating with medical professionals, organizing the… More

Televised Foster Parent Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Our goal is to develop, produce, and evaluate a televised instructional programming service (TIPS)foster parents. The televised curriculum will provide foster parents with continuing education thatfrequent, easy to access, and cost- effective. In Phase I, we will broadcast two 30- minute… More

Foster Parent Training--Managing Child Behavior Problems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to produce and evaluate a video-based training program for foster pareninstruction focuses in-depth on noncompliant behavior problems in the foster family. Persistent noncprevalent among foster children. Without adequate preparation, foster parents often become… More

Media-Based Education for Parents on Firearm Safety

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is to produce and evaluate a series of interrelated, televised messagesreduce firearm injuries and deaths related to the proliferation of guns in households where they areFirearms are the second leading cause of death and yet most parents do not discuss firearm safety… More

MEDIA-BASED EDUCATION FOR PARENTS ON FIREARM SAFETY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Dana R. Brown
Award Amount: $100,000.00

INCLUDING DISABLED YOUTH INTO SCHOOL AGE CHILDCARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,996.00

CAREER EDUCATION--A DISCOVERY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00

INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR FOSTER PARENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sheehan, martin
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Media Based Curriculum--Planning Care for Family Elders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Brown
Award Amount: $673,986.00
Abstract:
We will develop a series of televised instructional programs designed to help families with the proand providing care for an elderly family member. The completed programming will cover a wide range ofamily decision- making, managing stress, communicating with medical professionals, organizing the… More

AGING CAREGIVERS OF ADULT CHILDREN WITH DD

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sheehan, Martin R
Award Amount: $100,000.00

SUPPORTING PARENTS WITH COGNITIVE DISABILITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Thorin, Elizabeth J
Award Amount: $100,000.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sheehan martin
Award Amount: $643,002.00

WEB-BASED TRAINING ON HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Carol I. Barash
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available The objective of the proposed effort is to demonstrate the feasibility of manufacturing an ultra compact, silicon carbide heat exchanger for heat recovered gas turbine engines. The use of silicon carbide allows recuperator design temperatures of 1000-1200 degrees Celsius that… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $193,811.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $348,580.00

Web-Based Training Center for Foster & Adoptive Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $100,966.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop and evaluate a Web-based training center for foster and adoptive parents. The site will provide high quality and comprehensive continuing education for parents in the child care system. Suitable materials are limited in selection, difficult to access, uneven in quality,… More

CAREER INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR AT-RISK YOUTH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing a specialized career guidance program for at-risk youth. The target populations for this program include disadvantaged teens in foster care, Job Corps, runaway and homeless services, the juvenile justice system, alternative high schools,… More

Web-Based Training Center for Foster & Adoptive Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this project is to develop, produce, and evaluate an electronic training center for foster and adoptive parents delivered via DVD or the Web. The site will provide high quality and comprehensive continuing education for parents in the child care… More

Web-Based Training Center for Foster & Adoptive Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $844,254.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of this project is to develop, produce, and evaluate an electronic training center for foster and adoptive parents delivered via DVD or the Web. The site will provide high quality and comprehensive continuing education for parents in the child care… More

Job Retention Skills for At-Risk Youth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $105,592.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): For this project we propose to develop, produce, and evaluate a DVD-based training program on job retention skills for at-risk teens. Many teens, especially at-risk teens with learning disabilities, just entering the workforce will likely lose their jobs, not… More

Multimedia Interventions for Juvenile Offenders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $194,930.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The juvenile justice system is undergoing a paradigmatic shift toward a balanced and restorative justice model. A central goal of the approach is to teach youth social skills as a means of fulfilling reparations to their victims, their community, and to… More

Multimedia Interventions for Juvenile Offenders

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $789,205.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The juvenile justice system is undergoing a paradigmatic shift toward a balanced and restorative justice model. A central goal of the approach is to teach youth social skills as a means of fulfilling reparations to their victims, their community, and to… More

Job Retention Skills for At-Risk Youth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $798,335.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this project is to complete the development of a comprehensive interactive multimedia training program on job retention skills for the at-risk teen. Job training programs concentrate primarily on helping teens identify career interests or search… More

Web-Based Marriage Education for Foster, Kinship, and Adoptive Couples

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $179,797.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Half of all marriages end in divorce and many others suffer periods of acute stress. The impact on couples and children is substantial. Intervention efforts in this area are increasingly focusing on marital education; that is, teaching couples… More

Online Professional Training on Foster and Adoptive Care

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $144,471.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing and testing a series of online interactive multimedia training courses for caseworkers and mental health therapists on special issues relating to foster, adoptive, and kinship care. Providers in the child care system do not adequately… More

Simulated Money Management Training for At-Risk Youth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $111,054.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose developing a comprehensive, interactive multimedia program for at-risk youth on managing money. The program, titled Dr. Buck's Money Skills, will become an integral part of Vstreet.com, a virtual community on the web developed by Northwest Media, Inc.… More

Web-Enhanced Pre-Service Training for Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $170,131.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Foster, kinship, and adoptive parents have to successfully complete training and screening prior to becoming licensed caregivers. The Institute for Human Services (IHS) has created one of the few standardized pre-servic e programs in current use nationally.… More

Advanced Web-Based Training for Adoptive Parents of Special Needs Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $169,668.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Adoptive placement of special needs foster children remains a high priority for child welfare agencies across the country. These children often show significant emotional and behavioral problems that challenge their par ents long after the legalization of the… More

Online Training for Resource Parents of Substance-Exposed Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Caesar Pacifici
Award Amount: $180,204.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An alarming number of child victims of parental substance abuse are being placed in foster and adoptive care. This includes children who have been prenatally exposed to alcohol and other drugs as well as children of par ents who use, sell, and/or manufacture… More

Web-Based Marriage Education for Foster, Kinship, and Adoptive Couples

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney
Award Amount: $946,916.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this project is to develop and evaluate a specialized online version of a marital education program for resource (i.e., foster, kinship, and adoptive) parents. The program, called Prevention and Relations hip Enhancement Program (PREP), is a… More

Web-Enhanced Pre-Service Training for Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $1,281,546.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In Phase II we will complete and evaluate a Web-enhanced pre-service training program for prospective foster caregivers. The program, developed by the Institute for Human Services, is a standardized pre-service training curriculum in current use nationally.… More

Vstreet-G: A Web-Based Serious Game for Emancipating Youth on Life Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White
Award Amount: $1,906,462.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The aim of the project in Phase II is to develop and evaluate a stand-alone, Web-based serious game titled Vstreet-G, and to complete the interactive multimedia instruction on money management by adding a component on i nvestment skills. Emancipation from… More

Online Training for Resource Parents of Substance-Exposed Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White – 541-343-6636
Award Amount: $1,662,808.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): While foster-adoptive parents receive some rudimentary training just prior to or in the early months following adoption finalization, many stil harbor unrealistic expectations about adoption and are unaware of the severe behavioral problems they may encounter, no… More

Online Post-Placement Training for Special Needs Adoptive and Kinship Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Lee White – 541-343-6636
Award Amount: $1,468,921.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this revised Phase II, the project will develop and evaluate a set of five online training workshops designed to help foster-adoptive and kinship parents safely and empathically understand and reduce externalized behavior problems of children ages 3-10 in… More

Unique Antimicrobial Catheter to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Delaney – 541-343-6636
Award Amount: $267,972.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this Phase I we will develop and evaluate the first unit of an online serious game for foster and primary parents of neglected children. The goal of the training is to learn how parents in these two historically compartmentalized roles can improve their… More