Evaluating Implementation and Youth Outcomes when a Residential Agency Adopts a System-wide Practice: A Case Study

Implementation of a new, system-wide practice requires evaluation of implementation outcomes like acceptability, fidelity, and sustainability, as well as organizational and youth outcomes like staff behavior and symptom change. Come learn from our experiences implementing Collaborative Problem Solving in youth residential care.



Milo Dorfman, MS

Research and Evaluation Project Manager , Think:Kids at Massachusetts General Hospital

Email: mdorfman1@mgh.harvard.edu

Alisha Pollastri, PhD

Director of Research and Evaluation , Think:Kids at Massachusetts General Hospital

Email: apollastri@mgh.harvard.edu

Stuart Ablon, Ph.D. 

Director , Think:Kids