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Company Information:

Company Name: SOCIAL SCIENCES INNOVATIONS CORPORATION
City: NEW YORK
State: NY
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,314,381.00 29
SBIR Phase II $8,140,174.00 10

Award List:

MEASURING SUBSTANCE ABUSE AMONG THE DEAF

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie Goldstein
Award Amount: $49,989.00

MEASURING SUBSTANCE ABUSE AMONG THE DEAF

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie Goldstein
Award Amount: $540,000.00
Abstract:
Literature suggests that substance abuse is as prevalent among the deaf as in the general population. to date, there are not empirical data regarding substance abuse by this population from which to draw valid epidemiological conclusions. it is probable that the number of deaf substance abusers… More

Computerized Instrument for Client Treatment Matching

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Gerald Melnick
Award Amount: $74,997.00
Abstract:
The high dropout rates across all treatment modalities for drug abuse suggests the need for abetter system of matching the client to the treatment. To date, there are no objective measuresstandardized for drug abusing populations to help outreach, referral and treatment agencies determinewhich drug… More

Development of a Computer-Assisted Self-Interview

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John Yagelka
Award Amount: $80,997.00

Development of a Computer-Assisted Self-Interview

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John Yagelka
Award Amount: $694,443.00
Abstract:
Government and private sector organizations need to collect large amounts of detailedinformation from a variety of individuals, on a variety of topics, in a variety of settings, for a variety ofreasons, in a timely and cost-effective manner. These last two constraints have spurred thedevelopment or… More

Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Treatment Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Frank Pearson
Award Amount: $98,754.00
Abstract:
DATEM project objectives are to collect all U.S. literature on treatment effectiveness/outcomes publast ten years; build a computerized data base amenable to meta-analysis; provide a mechanism for redata base; choose statistical software suitable for meta-analyses; and (in Phase II) conduct a… More

Development of a Computer Assisted Self Interview

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John Yagelka
Award Amount: $9,643.00
Abstract:
Government and private sector organizations need to collect large amounts of detailed information fof individuals, on a variety of topics, in a variety of settings, for a variety of reasons, in a timThese last two constraints have spurred interest in the development of computer-assisted data… More

DATABASES OF SCHOOL HIV PROGRAMS--EFFICACY/ECOLOGY

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

DEAF MENTAL HEALTH TESTING WITH DIS ON INTERACTIVE VIDEO

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,058.00

TARGETED SAMPLING OF HIDDEN AND/OR ILLEGAL POPULATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,997.00

DATABASE/META-ANALYSIS--HIV PREVENTION IN DRUG USERS/WOM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,999.00

DEAF MENTAL HEALTH TESTING WITH DIS ON INTERACTIVE VIDEO

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $745,658.00

SELF REPORT/BIOLOGICAL MEASURES DATABASE OF DRUG USE

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

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $99,996.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Eckhardt
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
Not Available Efficient Channel Coding (ECC), Inc. will evaluate the performance and feasibility of implementing a class of powerful and innovative combined forward error correction (FEC) technique called Concatenated Turbo Product Codes (C-TPCs). C-TPCs are a signific

Self-Report/Biological Measures Database of Drug Use

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The policy implications of not obtaining accurate self-reports of substance use is crucial to researchers, treatment, and criminal justice practitioners. A continuously-updated, comprehensive database of self-report studies with related… More

Self-Report/Biological Measures Database of Drug Use

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $366,166.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The policy implications of not obtaining accurate self-reports of substance use is crucial to researchers, treatment, and criminal justice practitioners. A continuously-updated, comprehensive database of self-report studies with related… More

MEASURING HIV/AIDS KNOWLEDGE AMONG THE DEAF

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie F. Goldstein
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR application proposes to use Interactive Video Questionnaire technology to interview individuals who are deaf about their HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors using a sign language questionnaire to be self-administered on laptop… More

MEASURING HIV/AIDS KNOWLEDGE AMONG THE DEAF

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie F. Goldstein
Award Amount: $743,071.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR application proposes to use Interactive Video Questionnaire technology to interview individuals who are deaf about their HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors using a sign language questionnaire to be self-administered on laptop… More

Detecting Crack and Other Cocaine Use With FastPatches

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): PharmChem Inc. has developed a new sweat patch product, the FastPatch TM, which reduces minimum wear times to detect cocaine and most other drugs of abuse from the full day typically required with standard sweat patches (Liberty et al., 1999a) to 20 or 30 minutes… More

Detecting Crack and Other Cocaine Use With FastPatches

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $1,174,009.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): PharmChem Inc. has developed a new sweat patch product, the FastPatch TM, which reduces minimum wear times to detect cocaine and most other drugs of abuse from the full day typically required with standard sweat patches (Liberty et al., 1999a) to 20 or 30 minutes… More

Accessible Analysis of Major Drug Surveys

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $99,642.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is a growing trend to make public-use data of all kinds directly available to consumers of those data without the need for skilled, technologically-proficient programmers to deliver reports. This project will produce a fast, user-friendly, web-based query… More

Mandated HIV Service Provider Confidentiality Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $99,768.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Individuals with HIV/AIDS live with stigma and are frequently the victims of discrimination by the general population (fearful of contagion and ignorant of how HIV is transmitted), and by employers who overestimate diminished capacities. Individuals who may be… More

THE SCIENCE OF ADDICTION FOR DEAF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie Goldstein
Award Amount: $99,961.00

THE SCIENCE OF ADDICTION FOR DEAF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Marjorie Goldstein
Award Amount: $586,951.00

Web-based Course on Traumatic Brain Injury and Substance Abuse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $150,058.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. The CDC reports that each year 1.4 million people in the U.S. sustain a TBI. There is a high incidence of co-occurring alcoho lism and other substance abuse among brain… More

Using CAI to Enhance Drug Tx Staff HCV Knowledge and Communication Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $99,864.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): To more efficiently meet the need and demand for hepatitis C virus (HCV) information and health communication skills among thousands of addiction counselors throughout the US, this project aims to adapt an effective, ac credited, trainer-delivered HCV training (… More

THE SCIENCE OF ADDICTION FOR DEAF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Goldstein Marjorie
Award Amount: $90,559.00

Online Methamphetamine Abuse Training for Drug Court Professionals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $162,027.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application addresses a pressing public health need through the development of a self-directed, highly interactive, tailored online computer assisted instruction (CAI) course addressing methamphetamine abuse and it s treatment for drug court personnel. Of… More

Mandated HIV Service Provider Confidentiality Training

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $857,501.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Individuals with HIV/AIDS live with stigma and are frequently the victims of discrimination by the general population (fearful of contagion and ignorant of how HIV is transmitted), and by employers who overestimate dimi nished capacities. Individuals who may be… More

Online Training for Methadone Maintenance Treatment Providers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $186,659.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application seeks to address heroin and other opioid addiction by providing inexpensive, effective online training to Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT) staff to improve treatment outcomes. It is estimated that at least 980,000 people in the United… More

A Culturally and Linguistically Specific Deaf Depression Screener

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Eckhardt
Award Amount: $487,129.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed research will utilize qualitative (focus groups; in-depth interviews) and quantitative (field testing; calculation of sensitivity and specificity) methods to develop a culturally and linguistically accessib le depression screener on CD-ROM in… More

Using CAI to Enhance Drug Tx Staff HCV Knowledge and Communication Skills

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty
Award Amount: $1,021,134.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): To more efficiently meet the need and demand for hepatitis C virus (HCV) information and health communication skills among thousands of addiction counselors throughout the US, this project aims to adapt an effective, ac credited, trainer-delivered HCV training (… More

Online Buprenorphine Training for Outreach Workers and Case Managers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janie E. Simmons
Award Amount: $124,075.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a low-cost, easily accessible, online training curriculum about buprenorphine treatment for outreach workers and case managers whose responsibilities include locating, motivating, educating, and/or referring to drug treatment youth and… More

A Computer-based HIV and STI Curriculum for Deaf High School Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Eckhardt
Award Amount: $175,882.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project will utilize qualitative (theatre testing) and quantitative data (pre and post tests) to develop a prototype of a computer-based HIV curriculum in American Sign Language to meet the cultural, lingui stic and specific learning needs of deaf… More

Online Training on Opioid Overdose Prevention, Recognition, and Response

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janie E. Simmons – 212-845-4400
Award Amount: $149,880.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to translate a successful, efficacious, CASAC-approved overdose prevention, recognition and response training curriculum (S.K.O.O.P-Skills and Knowledge on Overdose Prevention) utilized in NY State into an online Computer-Assisted Instructional (CAI)… More

An Interactive Text Messaging Intervention to Improve Drug Court Outcomes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hilary J. Liberty – 212-845-4501
Award Amount: $189,819.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Drug Courts reflect the cutting edge of new, innovative treatments for substance abuse. A text messaging system integrated as part of the Drug Court's treatment program holds the promise of improving treatment outcomesand has positive market potential.… More

A Culturally and Linguistically Specific Deaf Depression Screener

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Eckhardt – 212-845-4451
Award Amount: $1,411,241.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Hearing impairment/deafness is the most common sensory limitation in the U.S. An estimated 11 million individuals in the US are deaf or hard-of-hearing. It has been estimated that approximately 1 million Americans use American Sign Language (ASL) as their primary… More

Police/Fire/EMTs Get the SKOOP: Online Skills and Training On Overdose Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Janie E. Simmons – 212-845-4400
Award Amount: $185,650.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop an innovative, comprehensive, easily accessible, low-cost curriculum on opioid- overdose (OD) prevention for Public Safety Personnel - Police, Firefighters and EMTs. Public Safety Personnel (PSP) have a critical role to play in effectively… More