Jim Myers holds a Master in Social Work and has focused his work on evaluation and research. He has taught courses in research methods and program evaluation in the School of Social Work at California State University, Chico. For the last 10 years, Jim has been conducting evaluations with programs working towards integrated health care.
As a Sister Sky Inc. Subject Matter Expert, Jim works closely with Dr. Gary Bess and provides training and technical assistance in evaluation and research methods. He also has been/and is concurrently the local evaluator for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-funded Circles of Care planning grants for Native American tribes and agencies, Administration for Native American-funded Native Language Community Coordination cooperative agreements, and Indian Health Service-funded Behavioral Health Integrated Initiative grants and is currently evaluating other Native American programs.