Implementation Planning and Capacity Building
Implementation science makes clear that planning, capacity building, and thoughtful implementation are important to achieving desired outcomes. An implementation plan with clear steps for preparing an agency, building capacity, and rolling out the intervention lays the groundwork for implementation success.
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Need Detailed Information?
Read the Implementation Planning and Capacity Building brief to learn how implementation planning and capacity building can set a strong foundation for a new program, practice, or other intervention. The brief describes key elements of a comprehensive implementation plan and offers sample strategies for building capacity and strengthening motivation for a new approach.
Interested in a High-Level Overview?
Read Change and Implementation at a Glance: Implementation Planning and Capacity Building for a summary of the key takeaways and steps of implementation planning and capacity building.
Looking to Apply What You've Learned?
Watch the Implementation Planning and Capacity Building videos to explore how child welfare agencies can develop an implementation plan that serves as a roadmap for the implementation team and a communication tool among team members, leadership, and stakeholders. Use the integrated Implementation Planning and Capacity Building workbook as you watch the videos to record your questions and ideas, which you can then apply to a change initiative at your agency.
Access the Preparing Your Team for Success: Strategies for Implementation Planning archived webinar to find out about strategies for engaging stakeholders and team members in planning and preparing to implement an intervention. Use the accompanying Implementation Planning and Capacity Building discussion and activity guide to support knowledge and skill development, group discussion, and targeted action planning.
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