AMCHP-CDC Skills Building Suite: Evidence-Based Practice–Moving Along the Continuum from Selection to Sustainability

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Date Developed: September 2013. Source: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. Presenter(s): Starr Banks, MPH, Cherie Rooks-Peck, PhD, RD, LD, Kathi Wilson, PhD, MPH, CHES. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate. Length: Series; various lengths.


This three-part workshop is designed to increase state MCH program capacity to better understand evidence-based programs, dialogue about opportunities and challenges in implementing evidence-based programs, understand complexity in fidelity and adaptation, and consider evaluation and sustainability of evidence-based programs. It includes pretests, slides, tools, handouts, and webinar recordings.

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

• Compare evidence-based strategies and interventions to program’s needs.

• Identify extent of adaptation needed for selected intervention.

• Suggest evaluation methods or sustainability criteria for the intervention.

Special Instructions

Scroll down the page to find resources for the three-part series including participant instructions, handouts, and worksheets; presenter biosketches and slides; and webinar recordings.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.