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2020 UNC Institute on Implementation Science Virtual Series: The Critical Role of Relationships in Implementation Practice and Evidence Use and New International Practice Guide to Supporting Implementation

December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST



This event was 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).

Introducing the Practice Guide for Implementation Support & The Role of Relationships in Implementation Practice


  • Discuss new research findings on the role of trusting relationships in supporting evidence use and identify areas for future research in implementation practice
  • Introduce a new international practice guide for supporting implementation developed through a collaboration with the European Implementation Collaborative, Centre for Effective Services and National Implementation Research Network


  • Bianca Albers, Chair of the European Implementation Collaborative
  • Katie Burke, Senior Manager, Centre for Effective Services
  • Allison Metz, Director of the National Implementation Research Network and Implementation Division Lead at FPG Child Development Institute
  • Annette Boaz, Professor of Health Care Research, Kingston University and St. George’s University of London
  • Jennifer Boss, Director of the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning, Zero to Three
  • Robert Franks, President and CEO, Judge Baker Children’s Center
  • Kary James, Executive Director, Child Welfare Information Gateway
  • Suzanne Kerns, Research Associate Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Effective Interventions, University of Denver

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December 4, 2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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