This brief provides an overview of Next Steps, the Cankdeska Cikana Community College (CCCC) Tribal HPOG program. The brief also shares key findings to date and stories from students who participated in the program. Findings focus on program structures, program processes, and program outcomes, and are based on qualitative data from interviews with administrative and program implementation staff, focus groups with the CCCC students, and phone interviews with program completers and non-completers, as well as administrative data.
Meit, Michael, et al. (2015). Cankdeska Cikana Community College Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program Overview and Preliminary Outcomes. OPRE 2015-91. Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: NORC at the University of Chicago, Red Star Innovations, National Indian Health Board.