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Explores the task of assessing the results of the pilot, reviewing progress, and making adjustments before large-scale implementation of an intervention.

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Examines tasks of building capacity to implement the intervention in new locations or with new populations in a sustainable way and scaling up the intervention.

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Learn about Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative's evidence-informed approach to the change and implementation process.

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Explore considerations for assessing readiness as part of an equitable and inclusive change and implementation process. 

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Explore considerations for collaboratively developing an equitable theory of change.

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

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Explore considerations for monitoring and evaluating new interventions and applying findings to make adjustments aligned with equity and inclusion. 

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Explore considerations for selecting, designing, and adapting effective and equitable interventions. 

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Explore considerations for planning and building capacity for equitable implementation of new programs and practices. 

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Explore considerations for equitable, inclusive, and data-driven problem exploration.

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Learn to select, design, or adapt an intervention to address an identified problem.

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Explores the first task of how to gather information on the problem statement, root cause(s), and target population and provides examples of how to apply strategies.

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Learn how implementation teams can assess readiness for change and implementation and support related planning.

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Explores how the factors of motivation, general capacity, and intervention-specific capacity influence agency readiness for change. This video provides examples of and considerations for conducting readiness assessments.

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Presents the second task, identifying a long-term outcome, and provides examples of how to apply strategies. Identifying a long-term outcome that is specific, achievable, and understandable helps teams establish a goal that is focused, feasible, and clear.