This course examines a systems engineering survey and interview tool for use in prevention programs for drug abuse and HIV sexual risk behavior, using implementation science, systems engineering and behavioral interventions. Ten programs were examined including programs goals, significant impact, stage of life, implementation research and practice, implementation agent(s) and setting. Implementations strategies and challenges are also discussed.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Characterizing Implementation Strategies Using a Systems Engineering Survey and Interview Tool-a Comparison Across 10 Prevention Programs for Drug Abuse and HIV Sexual Risk Behavior created by Sara J. Czaja, Thomas W. Valente, and Sankaran N. Nair in 2016.
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Sara J. Czaja
Sara J. Czaja is a Leonard M. Miller Professor of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and a Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Miami. Dr. Czaja is very well published in the field of aging and has written numerous book chapters and scientific articles.
Thomas W. Valente
Thomas W. Valente, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Prevention Research, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Valente uses social network analysis, health communication, and mathematical models to implement and evaluate health promotion programs designed to prevent tobacco and substance abuse, unintended fertility, and STD/HIV infections. He has published more than 150 articles and chapters.
Sankaran N. Nair
Sankaran Nair was the Director of Research Data at the University of Miami and has published more than 20 articles in peer reviewed journals.
L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Acknowledge the need to understand how to adopt and sustain behavioral interventions in community settings.
Identify implementation strategies.
Summarize common challenges to successful implementation
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