Date Developed: n.a.. Source: National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. Presenter(s): Allan Best, PhD; Ross Bronson, PhD; Kenneth McLeroy, PhD. Type: n.a.. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes.
In this archived webinar Dr. Allan Best provides an overview of systems thinking and practical tools to help navigate and analyze complex systems. Drs. Ross Brownson and Ken McLeroy provide real-world examples of how systems models can be applied in a variety of settings. Dr. Brownson highlights the use of concept mapping, and discusses the different levels that should be considered when implementing evidence-based programs within organizations or developing public health policies. Dr. McLeroy focuses on the use of social network analysis as a tool to analyze community capacity and ensure that organizations and communities are working together to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain effective programs.