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Implementation in action. A guide to implementing evidence-informed programs and practices

Australian Institute of Family Studies

This guide supports the implementation of programs and practices in the child and family service sector. It provides an implementation plan template, an implementation stages – deciding where to start tool, and more.







Allied Health – Translating Research into Practice (AH-Trip)  

Queensland Health

Designed to prepare health practitioners to plan and undertake a translational research project in their practice, the AH-TRIP online training and education provides support across a range of topics, including planning for change.







Dissemination & Implementation Models in Health Research & Practice

University of Colorado, Washington University & University of California San Diego

This functional webtool provides an editable program logic template with examples, as well as a database of searchable dissemination and implementation models and outcomes.






Program logic for impact

Centre for Community Child Health

Developed with research impact in mind, this guide explores what a program logic is and how to develop one. It also provides a program logic template with guidance and further resources.




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  • Durlak, J. A., & DuPre, E. P. (2008). Implementation matters: a review of research on the influence of implementation on program outcomes and the factors affecting implementation. American journal of community psychology41(3-4), 327–350. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-008-9165-0
  • Graham, I. D., Logan, J., Harrison, M. B., Straus, S. E., Tetroe, J., Caswell, W., & Robinson, N. (2006). Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?. The Journal of continuing education in the health professions26(1), 13–24. https://doi.org/10.1002/chp.47
  • Metz, A., Albers, B., Burke, K., Bartley, L., Louison, L., Ward, C., & Farley, A. (2021). Implementation Practice in Human Service Systems: Understanding the Principles and Competencies of Professionals Who Support Implementation. Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/23303131.2021.1895401
  • Powell, B. J., Waltz, T. J., Chinman, M. J., Damschroder, L. J., Smith, J. L., Matthieu, M. M., Proctor, E. K., & Kirchner, J. E. (2015). A refined compilation of implementation strategies: results from the Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change (ERIC) project. Implementation science : IS10, 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13012-015-0209-1
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