Sadaaki’s primary research has focused on the best practices for people with serious mental illness, emphasizing recovery, shared decision-making, and evidence-based practice development and implementation. Sadaaki has led a variety of research projects targeting professional care providers (evaluations on evidence-based practices), clients (service outcome studies, evaluations on peer-led support), and community stakeholders (community development). Sadaaki also has served as a health research methodologist, providing grant writing support and statistical consultation. Sadaaki’s research approach involves scale development and validation, experimental designs, longitudinal, cross-sectional, participatory action research, and secondary data analysis with quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Area of Interest:
Sadaaki’s current research focuses on designing, implementing, and testing client-centered supervision and shared decision-making methods to improve strengths-based and client-centered practices that promote community integration for people in need.
His teaching interests include program design, grant writing, program evaluation, research methods, and statistics.