Grant Funded Research

Active Grants

Evaluation of Telehealth Services on Mental Health Outcomes for People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Awarded: 2021
11/1/2021 - 10/31/2026
Project Budget: $4,864,236
PI: Joan B. Beasley, PhD, MEd

Reconciling the Past & Changing the Future: Engaging young adults with IDD-MH and researchers in Comparative Effectiveness Research
Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington Engagement Award (15364 – UF)
9/1/2019 - 8/13/2021
Award Amount: $249,981
PI: Jessica Kramer, PhD; Co-PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD & Tawara Goode
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COVID-19 Related Project Enhancement 
Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on Young Adults with IDD-MH and their Families
Enhancement Award Amount: $139,999

Educating Medical Trainees on Mental Healthcare and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Sponsor: The WITH Foundation
Approval Date: September 24, 2021
Start Date: November 1, 2021
Award Amount: $50,000
PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD, MEd; Andrea Caoili, LCSW

Completed Grants

Integrated Mental Health Treatment Guidelines for Prescribers in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
WITH Foundation
October 2019
Grant Amount: $50,000
PI: Joan B. Beasley, PhD

Measurement of START Interventions on Emergency Room Use
Special Hope Foundation
March 2016 - February 2017
Grant Amount: $40,000
Co-PIs: Joan B. Beasley, PhD & Luther Kalb, PhD