Minding the Implementation Gap: Variability in Fidelity Measurement and Pre-implementation Supports within Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments (May 2020)
Evidence-Based psychosocial treatments are heavily featured in recent legislation, including the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018. While proliferation of such interventions holds promise for improving behavioral health, there is a well-documented 'voltage drop' in effectiveness once interventions are transported outside of research studies. Further, many implementation efforts fail altogether. Using programs rated by the CEBC, this presentation explores the extent to which program purveyors leverage implementation science to support implementation efforts.