Examining adaptation of evidence-based interventions to maximize implementation success in violence prevention
This grant supports two studies on how to implement evidence-based, violence-prevention practices and program models in the areas of teen-dating violence, youth violence or child trauma. The project team will identify ways to adapt these evidence-based practices to local circumstances, while being faithful to the core principles of the practices. Study 1 will explore factors related to adaptations and fidelity to program models from the perspectives of the developers, technical assistance providers, and practitioners. Study 2 will use what is learned in Study 1 to develop ways to support practitioners in improving implementation success. Deliverables will include a literature review; an expert panel's report; reports on Studies 1 and 2; and a future publication, tentatively titled Guidance for Achieving Implementation Success, for practitioners, developers and technical assistance providers.
Amount Awarded $1,701,264.00
Awarded on: 12/20/2011
Time frame: 1/15/2012 - 6/30/2016
Grant Number: 69547
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