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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

Beginning the Conversation on Equity and Implementation Science

Purpose

The second annual Summer Institute seeks to share methods and tools for integrating equity and inclusion in implementation science and practice.

Intended Participants

  • Social workers and public health professionals serving as agency leaders, directors, program managers, and program evaluators
  • Implementation researchers and practitioners

Objectives

The Institute will support social workers and public health professionals to:

  • Identify strategies for equitable implementation of innovations and evidence-based and evidence-informed practices
  • Use evidence to promote improved and equitable outcomes for people and communities

The Institute will support implementation researchers and practitioners to:

  • Identify research questions that amplify an equity focus
  • Identify changes that are needed to the pedagogy, frameworks, and measures of implementation science to incorporate attention to equity
  • Use methods that increase stakeholder participation in implementation efforts

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*For additional media related to implementation, tune in to the National Implementation Research Network podcast!

 

Advisory Group (Bios and Photos Forthcoming)

Allison Blake, Chief Executive Officer, Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut

Brandy Dawson, Associate Director, Rural Forward NC

Paul Elam, Chief Strategy Officer, Michigan Public Health Institute

Vijaya Hogan, Consultant/Former Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Angelique Kedem, Senior Associate, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Ruben Parra-Cardona, Associate Professor, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

 

Summer Institute Planning Committee

Co-Chair: Allison Metz – Director of the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN), Senior Research Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute; Research Professor at the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Co-Chair: Sarah Verbiest – Director of the Jordan Institute for Families, John A. Tate Early Career Scholars for Children in Need Professor at the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Executive Director of the Center for Maternal and Infant Health

Member: Amanda Farley – Project Manager, National Implementation Research Network (NIRN), Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

 

Member: Todd Jensen – Research Associate, Jordan Institute for Families; Research Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

Details

Start:
June 10 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 12 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

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