Two-Part Webinar Series, Implementation 101: What is the SPF Implementation Step? Part 1



Two-Part Webinar Series, Implementation 101: What is the SPF Implementation Step? Part 1


Webinar Date: April 27, 2021


Webinar Description and Objectives

The first part in this two-part webinar series will delve into the implementation step of the Strategic Prevention Framework. We will discuss what implementation science is and why it is important. This webinar will also cover the three tasks of implementation, how to mobilize support and build capacity, and the importance of implementation drivers.



Community, tribal, and state-level substance misuse prevention practitioners, allied health partners and community members located in the Pacific Southwest states and jurisdictions of American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.



Picture of Nicole Augustine, MPH, MCHES, PSKristen Gabrielsen, MPH, has worked in substance misuse prevention for nearly 30 years. She served as the Associate Director of the Western Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT), co-authored the first Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training curriculum, and co-authored the textbook, Substance Abuse Prevention: The Intersection of Science and Practice. She currently works with states and communities across the nation to bridge the gap between research and practice by assisting prevention professionals in maximizing their effectiveness



Picture of Monica Fuller Johnson, CPSWa’Lynn Klein, Mt. Baker Community Coalition Coordinator has been a member of the Mount Baker community for nearly 20 years. She studies leadership at Trinity Western University and received her Certificate of Prevention Professional from the Prevention Specialist Certification Board of Washington and IC&RC in 2019. A mother of 4, she invests in healthy youth development through volunteer work in her off time. She has a love for prevention, and believes the frameworks, when trusted and followed create magic in community.




Webinar Recording

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Webinar Slides

Webinar Slides


Other Resources

Implementation Drivers Handout

Overview of SPF Step 4: Implementation Handout

National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) and University of North Carolina's Implementation Drivers; Assessing Best Practices- Assessment Tool

National Implementation Research Network Website


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