Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®)

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

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) 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 Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) as listed below:

Wyman staff work directly with prospective Replication Partners to assess their readiness to implement TOP® through a screening process. Wyman also offers a tool, TOP Implementation Guidance and Readiness Self-Assessment, to assist potential partners with understanding the expectations and best practices for quality replication of TOP®, as well as to assess their readiness for replication.

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) as listed below:

TOP® is replicated through a Replication Partner process, which is designed to help partners provide TOP® at a large scale within their communities. Through this process, Wyman maintains an on-going training, technical assistance, and network support relationship with partners. TOP® Replication Partners are assigned a dedicated Partner Services Representative from Wyman to provide technical assistance, supplemental trainings, and additional resources that are needed to help support the partner in their replication of TOP®. A Partner Services Representative also conducts site visits to each Replication Partner in their first year of implementation and regularly thereafter.

Fidelity Measures

There are fidelity measures for Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) as listed below:

Fidelity data is tracked by those who are implementing TOP® with youth. Implementation data are entered online into Wyman's database (e.g., youth attendance, community service learning hours, curriculum lessons delivered, teen/facilitator ratio, etc.). Wyman Connect provides a live dashboard and reports to enable partners' monitoring and quality improvement activities.

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®) as listed below:

  • Training of Facilitators Participant Guide
  • Training of Trainers Training Guide
  • Coordinator Work Plan
  • Sample TOP® Calendar for Coordinators
  • Life Cycle of TOP® for Coordinators
  • Please contact Wyman for assistance with obtaining these materials. See below for specific contact information.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Wyman's Teen Outreach Program® (TOP®).