Change and Implementation in Practice: Theory of Change, Module 4 Video
Presents the fifth task, documenting assumptions and rationale, and provides examples of how to apply strategies. A clear, concise narrative can help to engage stakeholders, decision makers and potential funders in future steps to address the root cause and problems identified.
This video helps individuals understand how to develop a hypothesis to get from a root cause to improved outcomes and prepare for work with teams. Developing a theory of change occurs after an agency or team identifies a problem and before it selects a solution. This series of five videos breaks down the process into five tasks or functions. Module 4 explores the fourth task, defining actions that will help create the changes needed, and provides examples of how to apply strategies. Actions, or what needs to happen before each causal link can take place, help teams begin thinking about important elements of potential interventions.
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Capacity Building Center for States (2018). Change and Implementation in Practice: Theory of Change, Modules Video 4. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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