The CWH Health Scientists publish the results of the program evaluation field studies in leading scientific journals. The links below present a sample of those outcome evaluations.
Health Connection (Web-based)
A Field Test of a Web-Based Workplace Health Promotion Program to Improve Dietary Practices, Reduce Stress, and Increase Physical Activity: Randomized Controlled Trial. Authors: Cook, Billings, Hersch, Back & Hendrickson. Published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, V.9, 2007.
Stress and Mood Management (Web-Based)
A Web-Based Approach to Managing Stress and Mood Disorders in the Workforce. Authors: Billings, Cook, Hendrickson & Dove. Published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, V.9, 2008
Youth Mental Health: A Parents' Guide (Web-based)
A Web-Based Mental Health Program: Reaching Parents at Work. Authors: Deitz, Cook, Billings & Hendrickson. Published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, October , 2008.
Smart Rx: Your Prescription for Good Health (Web-Based)
A Field Test of a Web-Based Program to Promote the Safe Use of Psycho-Pharmacological Medications. Author: Diane Deitz, Ph.D. Final Report to NIH, May, 2008.
Make the Connection (Video)
Integrating Substance Abuse Prevention into Health Promotion Programs in the Workplace. Authors: Cook, Back, Trudeau, & McPherson. Chapter in Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse. APA Books, 2004. For a summary of the book chapter click here.
Other outcomes studies
Additional outcome studies conducted by the CWH health scientists are noted below.
1. Cook, R.F., Billings, D. & Hendrickson, A. (2006). Adherence in Internet interventions aimed at diet, exercise, stress and mood. Presented at 11th World Congress on Internet in Medicine, Toronto, Canada.
2. McPherson T, Cook RF, Hersch R, Back AS, Hendrickson A. (2006). A field test of a web-based substance abuse prevention training program for health promotion professionals. American Journal of Health Promotion. 20 (6), 396-400.
3. Deitz, D., Cook, R., & Hersch, R. (2005). Workplace health promotion and utilization of health services: follow-up data findings. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 32(3), 306-319.
4. Cook, R. F., Back, A. & Trudeau, J. (1996). Preventing alcohol use problems among blue-collar workers: A field test of the Working People program. Substance Use and Misuse, 31(3), 255-275.
For copies of these articles, please contact Dr. Rebekah Hersch at CWH.