DSG staff and research experts provide technical assistance and training to federal agencies, states, cities, federal program grantees, and community-based organizations in a variety of areas. 


Research and Evaluation

In keeping with our mission of science in the service of people, the scientists, research experts, and support personnel who make up DSG’s Research and Evaluation Division help clients and consumers alike make evidence-based decisions about behavioral health, justice, and education policies, programs, practices, and interventions.

Training and Technical Assistance

It’s a brave new world for organizations everywhere. DSG is helping clients and communities meet evolving demands and be responsive to the needs of their stakeholders—now and well into the future.

Management Consulting

The challenges are diverse: disruptive technologies, limited resources, changing demographics, globalization. The solution is the same. At DSG, we believe an organization’s success rests in its people, in communication with other people. Plain and simple.

Information Technology and Applications Development

The IT specialists, software engineers, and web designers who make up DSG’s Information Technology and Applications Development Group work within all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. They handle all aspects of network oversight, manage security and 508 compliance for .gov web-sites, conduct 508 training, and administer several web services to operate government web-sites.


DSG’s Communications Group of talented writers-editors provide first-rate writing and editorial expertise to help you effectively connect your message to your target audience.

Conference and Management Planning

Conferences can be unwieldly to manage. DSG has it down to a science.