FAST® - Elementary School Level

Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program FAST® - Elementary School Level was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for FAST® - Elementary School Level as listed below:

Pre-implementation tools consist of a Program Overview and in-person consultation with FAST® Training Staff.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of FAST® - Elementary School Level as listed below:

Training is provided by Families and Schools Together, Inc. to multi-agency teams with parent partners; no individuals can be trained. The training of the teams may be delivered onsite or regionally through training conferences. A Certified FAST® Trainer provides team supervision of the multifamily group implementation, which is required as part of the training, and will be onsite for 3 of the 8 weekly sessions (using Skype can be negotiated). Trainer-provided supervision involves direct observation and measurement of program fidelity using a quality of implementation checklist, and separate feedback to the team the next day for 3 hours. Training includes launch consultation and issue support provided by a Certified FAST® Trainer. Finally, training includes a pre- and post-evaluation process with questionnaires given to parents and teachers, data entry, and an evaluation report which the Certified FAST® Trainer reviews with the team in the final day of training.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for FAST® - Elementary School Level as listed below:

Fidelity measures include preprogram and postprogram surveys from parents and teachers, a follow-up evaluation report of program outcomes, the Program Integrity Checklist, and the Quality of Implementation Checklist.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for FAST® - Elementary School Level as listed below:

During training, a program manual and FAST® program forms are given to the team members.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement FAST® - Elementary School Level.