Change and Implementation in Practice at a Glance

Summarizes key takeaways, tasks, and milestones for change and implementation topics.

Problem Exploration
Teaming
Theory of Change
Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation
Readiness
Implementation Planning and Capacity Building
Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging
Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings

 

Archived Webinars and Related Resources

Are recordings of the live events. They are available on the Change and Implementation in Practice website approximately 6 to 8 weeks after the event. Each set of topical archived webinars is accompanied by a discussion and activity guide to facilitate team discussion and targeted action planning.

Problem Exploration

Looks Can Be Deceiving: Using Data to Explore Agency Performance
Look Before You Leap: Using Data to Avoid Common Missteps When Asking, "Why?"

Theory of Change

Don’t Get Lost in the Forest: Using a Theory of Change to Set a Clear Path to Desired Outcomes

Teaming

Designing and Sustaining Teams to Support Change Efforts

Readiness

Motivation and Capacity: Factors That Influence Organizational Readiness

Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation

Deciding What to Implement to Achieve Successful Change

Implementation Planning and Capacity Building

Implementation Planning and Capacity Building archived webinar

Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging

Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging archived webinar

Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings

Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings archived webinar

 

Briefs

Build a common understanding of the key concepts and terms related to each topic and provide step-by-step guidance and suggested activities.

Overview
Problem Exploration
Teaming
Theory of Change
Readiness
Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation
Implementation Planning and Capacity Building
Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging
Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings

 

Videos and Related Resources

Provide a snapshot of the activities of each topic as part of a structured change and implementation process. Each set of topical videos is accompanied by a workbook to record outstanding questions and ideas for changing practice

Problem Exploration
Theory of Change
Teaming
Readiness
Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation
Implementation Planning and Capacity Building
Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging
Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings

 

Children’s Bureau Express Articles

Present the basics of each topic in a quick, user-friendly format.

Problem Exploration

Deeper Problem Exploration: Understanding Agency Needs to Get to Solutions
Six Tasks That Will Help Your Agency Explore Challenges and Plan for Change
Look Before You Leap: How a Data Plan Can Help You Dig Deeper Into Your Agency’s Needs

 

Theory of Change

Mapping Transformation: Developing a Theory of Change to Get to Better Outcomes

Intervention Selection and Design/Adaptation

Choosing the Right Solution: Finding, Adapting, or Designing an Intervention to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families
Defining the “It”: Helping Teams Understand, Implement, and Observe Improvements

Teaming

Building Teams for Effective and Sustainable Change

Readiness

Are You Ready? Assessing Readiness for Effective Implementation

Implementation Planning and Capacity Building

Implementation Planning: Myth vs Reality

Intervention Testing, Piloting, and Staging

Testing and Piloting an Intervention for Implementation Success

Monitoring, Evaluating, and Applying Findings

Using Data and Evaluation to Drive Decisions and Make Improvements During a Change and Implementation Process