Developing Theory to Guide Building Practitioners' Capacity to Implement Evidence-Based Interventions.

@article{Leeman2017DevelopingTT,
  title={Developing Theory to Guide Building Practitioners' Capacity to Implement Evidence-Based Interventions.},
  author={Jennifer Leeman and Larissa Calancie and Michelle C. Kegler and Cam Escoffery and Alison K. Herrmann and Esther Thatcher and Marieke A. Hartman and Mar{\'i}a Elena M{\'a}rquez Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2017},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          59-69
        }
}
Public health and other community-based practitioners have access to a growing number of evidence-based interventions (EBIs), and yet EBIs continue to be underused. One reason for this underuse is that practitioners often lack the capacity (knowledge, skills, and motivation) to select, adapt, and implement EBIs. Training, technical assistance, and other capacity-building strategies can be effective at increasing EBI adoption and implementation. However, little is known about how to design… CONTINUE READING
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