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A Road Map to Implementing Evidence-Based Programs

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During the initial implementation stage, individuals begin to put into practice all that has been planned for during exploration and installation. Practitioners and staff will be changing their behavior, using new skills for the first time, and incorporating new practices into their everyday routine.

This stage is often awkward because people are now expected to perform new skills and engage in new processes, which may lead them to perform in an uncoordinated or hesitant fashion. Practicing and implementing new skills with fidelity will take time.

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