Principle and Core Competencies

Principles refer to foundational attitudes with which implementation support practitioners should approach their work, decision-making and interactions with communities, organizations, and stakeholders.

Core competencies refer to the necessary abilities of implementation support practitioners, including the specific knowledge, resources and skills they should bring to bear in their work to effectively support the sustained uptake of evidence-informed programs, practices and policies.

Who are implementation support practitioners?

Implementation support practitioners are professionals who support implementation and build implementation capacity in human service organizations and systems. They can be referred to as coaches, improvement advisors, technical assistance providers, facilitators, consultants, mentors, and implementation specialists.

Implementation Support Practitioner Profile

A Practice Guide to Supporting Implementation

What is implementation support?

Implementation support includes any activities and processes aimed at assisting leadership and staff of human and social services organizations and systems in implementing, improving, scaling and sustaining evidence-informed programs, practices and policies to improve outcomes for populations.

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