Background and Overview of Systems Science

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Date Developed: n.a.. Source: National MCH Workforce Development Center. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Introductory Intermediate Advanced. Length: Self-paced.


This series of lectures provides a background and overview of systems science including key definitions ‚Äčand examples. The 5 lectures include: (1) Understanding Systems: Systems; (2) Understanding Systems: System B ehavior; (3) Causal Loop Diagramming; (4) System Performance: Leverage Points and System Change; and (5) System Performance: Advanced System Change.

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.