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Change and Implementation at a Glance: Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation Resources
A summary of the key takeaways and steps of selecting, adapting, or designing an intervention.
Capacity Building Center for States
As child welfare agencies face decisions about how to address their needs, choosing the right solution is crucial to improving outcomes. While there is often pressure to rush to a decision, taking time to research options and think critically about fit and feasibility can prevent wasted resources in the long run.
Capacity Building Center for States (2018). Change and Implementation at a Glance: Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation Resources. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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Summarizes the process of choosing an intervention for a child welfare change and implementation process. This webinar provides an overview of how an agency might facilitate the process of researching and comparing potential solutions, designing a new intervention, or adapting an existing intervention to suit agency conditions and includes stories from the field on what choosing an intervention looks like in practice.
This workbook and this video series are part of a collection of resources designed to help child welfare agency leaders, managers, and teams select, adapt, or design an intervention to address an identified problem. Use this workbook to further your understanding of concepts and prepare to move learning into action with your team.