ADOPTION

Dimension or Issue Key questions (ones in bold most important to consider) Probes and follow-up questions
Where will initiative be conducted? What settings or organizational types are you targeting (e.g., schools, workplaces, clinics, community settings or organizations)?

What are key characteristics of the settings you want to participate?

Who might be interested in this initiative and Why?

How will settings hear about this?

What were characteristics of settings that did not participate (e.g., location, facilities, finances, personnel)

* How many of these settings and organizations do you estimate will use the program or participate in your policy?

What external or environmental supports or threats are there?

How will you know if organizations used the initiative?

Who can help gather information about this?

Who will deliver the program or policy (actually do the work) and do they have the skills and time? (e.g., teachers, human resource staff, clinicians, lay health educators, volunteers)?

 

What are the expertise or characteristics of those (e.g., staff, volunteers) you are wanting to deliver the intervention?
* How many of these persons (staff or adoption agents) do you estimate will use the program or participate in your policy? What characteristics may differ from the invited staff and those who participate (e.g., education, time in position, training, capacity)?

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