Health Science Center - Sioux Falls
Phone: (605) 357-1450
Ms. Blaalid established her own consulting firm, B Consulting, LLC, in 2013 which specializes in program evaluation, grant writing, and helping non-profits be more efficient and effective by developing their board of directors and engaging in strategic planning. In collaboration with the South Dakota Department of Social Services; Prevention Program, in writing the RFP for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA' s) Partnership for Success Grant (cohort 4), the PreventionProgram was award approximately $7.5 million for five years to focus on reducing underage drinking among 12-20 years. B Consulting is the project evaluator for PFS. Previously, Ms. Blaalid worked for the University of Wisconsin; Population health Institute as a grant evaluator. She also has experience as home-based children's clinician and working in residential mental health facilities.
Social Policy Analysis, Advanced Social Policy, Practice in Communities, Program Evaluation, Grant Writing, and Research
Ms. Blaalid's research focus is women in South Dakota politics and leadership positions. She is committed to social justice and advocating for the issues that involve our children and families in South Dakota.
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