Change and Implementation at a Glance: Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging

Explore considerations for testing, piloting, and staging new programs and practices with attention to equity and inclusion. 

Publication year: 2023
Capacity Building Center for States


Testing, piloting, and gradually introducing new interventions allows agencies to assess, adjust, and plan for sustainable and equitable implementation that meets the needs of children, youth, and families. Use this “at a glance” overview to explore key tasks and discover how to get the most out of testing, piloting, and staging through an intentional focus on racial equity and integration of lived expertise. 

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States. (2023). Change and implementation at a glance: Intervention testing, piloting, and staging. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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