Policy Analysis

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Our policy visionaries have helped organizations and legislators evaluate intended and potential impact of a range of policies and regulations. Whether you are wondering what impact a new policy will have on your stakeholders, or if a potential policy is likely to have a positive impact, we can help you review the facts.

Range of Topics

Substance Use
and Misuse
Mental Health
Social Services
Criminal Justice
Housing and

Policy Analysis Method

We use a multistep method in our policy analyses, including:

  • Identify the problem or barrier
  • Identify the scope of the problem or barrier
  • Collect key stakeholder input
  • Identify potential alternatives
  • Evaluate alternative impacts and outcomes
  • Select most viable alternative

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