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Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging

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Before agencies launch a new program or intervention on a large scale, it can be helpful to test components or procedures, pilot implementation on a small scale, and/or introduce the intervention gradually. These processes support an agency in preparing for full-scale implementation by “working out the kinks” and planning for needed supports.

Access Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging Resources

Need Detailed Information?

Read the Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging brief to help your agency test, pilot, and stage an intervention all while making improvements to address an identified problem.

Interested in a High-Level Overview?

Read Change and Implementation at a Glance: Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging for a summary of the key takeaways and steps of testing, piloting, and staging an intervention as part of a change and implementation process.

Looking to Apply What You’ve Learned?

Watch the Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging videos to help you gain a better understanding of the activities that can help you test, pilot, and/or stage an intervention for a smoother rollout. Use the integrated Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging videos workbook to record questions and ideas while you watch the Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging videos. You can then use these ideas to facilitate a discussion about the process of testing, piloting, and/or staging an intervention to catch any potential problems in advance.

Access the Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging archived webinar to explore lessons learned from experts and child welfare agencies about how to conduct a “trial run” and roll out an intervention effectively. The Center for States Events page has more information on this and other virtual events in the series. Use the accompanying Archived Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging webinar discussion and activity guide together with the Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging webinar to support skill development and facilitate team discussion and targeted action planning.

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