Mathematica teamed with Abt Associates, Inc. to test the impact of two approaches for providing food assistance to low-income, school-age children in the summer to reduce child hunger and food insecurity.
- Evaluation Technical Assistance
- Qualitative Research
- Survey Development and Analysis
- Food Security and Hunger
- Childhood Obesity
- School Nutrition Programs
- Family Support
- Child Welfare
- Human Services
Charlotte Cabili specializes in providing evaluation technical assistance to programs that serve at-risk families and children. Her experience covers a range of program and policy areas, including child welfare, nutrition, early childhood, and education.
Cabili currently leads a technical assistance task to support evaluations of child maltreatment prevention and intervention programs in Tribal communities. She also provides impact evaluation technical assistance to programs that deliver services to improve the well-being of children affected by a parental substance use disorder. Cabili previously served as a technical assistance liaison and implementation study lead for impact and implementation evaluations of innovative approaches to reduce hunger among school children. Cabili previously directed the Child Nutrition Program Operations Study-II, which involved analyzing nutrition policy and program survey data from states and school districts. She also directed the Study of School Food Authority Procurement Practices, which examined how schools purchase goods and services for school nutrition programs.
Cabili is published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, and other leading nutrition journals. She holds an M.S. in food policy and applied nutrition and an M.P.H. from Tufts University.
Evaluating the Summer Food for Children Household-Based Demonstrations
Evaluation of Model Communities: Healthy Weight Collaborative
Mathematica conducted a formative evaluation of the implementation and early outcomes of the Healthy Weight Collaborative, using a an integrated mixed methods approach.
School Nutrition Dietary Assessment Study IV (SNDA IV)
Mathematica's SNDA-IV study examined the nutritional quality of meals and snacks offered and served to children in the NSLP and SBP. The study also assessed other issues related to school food environments and meal service operations, including policies about and availability of competitive foods (foods...