There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Bounce Back as listed below:
Several resources are available for preparing a school for Bounce Back including a short video for educators, a slide deck explaining the impact of trauma on learning, and a trauma toolkit for educators. All can be downloaded by registrants at www.bouncebackprogram.org
Formal Support for Implementation
There is formal support available for implementation of Bounce Back as listed below:
Consultation from Bounce Back Faculty is available to all sites whether they’ve been trained in-person or online. Bounce Back faculty work with sites to tailor ongoing supervision and implementation support to meet the specific needs of sites.
Supervision Calls: Implementers and/or supervisors may participate in regular conference calls on a prescheduled (i.e., twice per month) or an as-needed basis with our faculty, for ongoing clinical and implementation consultation as they implement the program.
Booster Session: Sites may choose to bring Bounce Back faculty back to the site to conduct one-day booster session.
Online Support: A large number of implementation materials are available at www.bouncebackprogram.org for free download. Evaluations of the training website reveal that clinicians use the materials and videos to support the implementation process.
There are fidelity measures for Bounce Back as listed below:
For sites interested in monitoring fidelity, clinicians can tape-record groups which are then reviewed and rated by our Bounce Back faculty.
Fidelity rating guide can be found at http://bouncebackprogram.org/bounceback/resources/resourcecenter#t=evaluation.
Implementation Guides or Manuals
There are implementation guides or manuals for Bounce Back as listed below:
A complete training manual and implementation guide is available at www.bouncebackprogram.org.
Research on How to Implement the Program
Research has not been conducted on how to implement Bounce Back.