Understanding how effective program implementation can transform the lives of your clients is the key to yielding consistently effective outcomes results each year.
Why is EBP Not Working?
Evidence-based practice (EBP) works well in some cases, but in other instances, the practice is not always so successful. The main discrepancy is that these programs and operations are often researched under ideal conditions. Effective implementation is critical to ensuring the consistency necessary for operations and practices to be successful. Having a plan of attack is crucial. Below, we outline the basic steps to consider when implementing new practices.
How To Implement New Practices
Just knowing how to intervene is not enough, but there also needs to be a comprehensive knowledge on how to implement those interventions. There needs to be a process that breaks down the implementation into well-developed, easy-to-understand stages.
When Should It Happen?
It is essential that nonprofit organizations produce a plan that gives order to the process in such a way that it can closely adhere to the research. When an organization is trying to implement new practice, it needs to be at a time where the both the organization and its clients can thrive.
Who Should Be Involved?
To move toward result consistency, agency leadership must support the implementation, sustainability, and scalability of usable practices and interventions. Integrating the use of implementation stages, drivers, and performance assessments is the vital next step.
January is a great time to start focusing on positive changes for your organization. There are many tricks and tips that go along with successful implementation. These crucial steps can transform your interventions and take them to the next level. We’ve created a new, free guide Producing Consistent Outcomes to Ensure Successful Interventions, that expands on the principles outlined in this blog. By following these principles, you’ll be on the right track to ensuring consistent outcomes going into the new year.