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Summer Institute on Implementation Science


This event is co-hosted by the Jordan Institute for Families | UNC School of Social Work, the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, and National Implementation Research Network (NIRN). Generous support for this event has been provided by The Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Summer Institute on Implementation Science (June 18-19, 2020)

Leading Change: Skills and Competencies for Supporting Implementation Practice to Achieve Equitable Outcomes

A unifying element of the institute is the promotion and cultivation of Skills and Competencies for Implementation Support Practitioners, namely: Co-Creation, in the form of co-learning, brokering, addressing power differentials, co-design, and tailored support; Continuous Improvement, in the form of assessing need and context, applying and integrating implementation science approaches, and conducting improvement cycles; and Sustaining Change, in the form of growing and sustaining relationships, building capacity, cultivating leadership, and facilitation.

*Detailed information and registration are coming soon!


Information About Lodging

If you require lodging, there will be a room block reserved for June 17th to June 20th at the Carolina Inn (https://www.carolinainn.com). To make a reservation under the room block, click the direct link HERE or enter group code G-FPGS when booking on the Carolina Inn website.

In addition to the Carolina Inn, here are some nearby hotels to consider:

  • The Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill
    • 311 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    • *This hotel is a 0.6-mile walk away (about 13 min.) from the School of Social Work.
  • Aloft Chapel Hill
    • 1001 South Hamilton Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    • *This hotel is a 15-minute bus ride away from the School of Social Work via the Chapel Hill Transit V and S lines (free).
  • AC Hotel Chapel Hill Downtown
    • 214 West Rosemary Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    • *This hotel is a 0.6-mile walk away (about 13 min.) from the School of Social Work.

Information About Parking

The most reliable place to park is in the UNC Hospital lot on Manning Drive. The parking fee is $1.50/ hour. The Carolina Inn next door on Pittsboro Street has space-available pay parking for a flat fee of $20/day. There are also numerous “park & ride” locations in Chapel Hill, with bus service to (or near) the School of Social Work.

Visit https://ssw.unc.edu/about/directions for more details.


June 18
June 19


UNC School of Social Work
Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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