Implementation in action

Implementation in action

A guide to implementing evidence-informed programs and practices

Jessica Hateley-Browne, Lauren Hodge, Melinda Polimeni and Robyn Mildon

Guidelines— June 2019
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Implementation is both a science and an art. It's the active process of integrating evidence-informed programs and practices in the real world (Rabin & Brownson, 2018). Implementation focuses on 'how' a program or practice will fit into and improve a service (Burke, Morris, & McGarrigle, 2012).

We've written this guide to help you implement evidence-informed programs and practices in the child and family service sector. We encourage you to use it in conjunction with the recommended tools and resources highlighted throughout the guide.

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Published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, June 2019.

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