Abraham Wandersman

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Community science: bridging the gap between science and practice with community-centered models
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:227-42. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Bridging the gap between prevention research and practice: the interactive systems framework for dissemination and implementation
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:171-81. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The prevention delivery system: organizational context and use of comprehensive programming frameworks
    Melanie Livet
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:361-78. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Four keys to success (theory, implementation, evaluation, and resource/system support): high hopes and challenges in participation
    Abraham Wandersman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 43:3-21. 2009
  5. pmc Updating the FORECAST formative evaluation approach and some implications for ameliorating theory failure, implementation failure, and evaluation failure
    Jason Katz
    University of South Carolina, Department of Psychology, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Eval Program Plann 39:42-50. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The quality implementation framework: a synthesis of critical steps in the implementation process
    Duncan C Meyers
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:462-80. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Practical implementation science: developing and piloting the quality implementation tool
    Duncan C Meyers
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:481-96. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Toward an evidence-based system for innovation support for implementing innovations with quality: tools, training, technical assistance, and quality assurance/quality improvement
    Abraham Wandersman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:445-59. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Community interventions and effective prevention
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am Psychol 58:441-8. 2003
  10. pmc The getting to outcomes demonstration and evaluation: an illustration of the prevention support system
    Matthew Chinman
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:206-24. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Community science: bridging the gap between science and practice with community-centered models
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 31:227-42. 2003
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Bridging the gap between prevention research and practice: the interactive systems framework for dissemination and implementation
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:171-81. 2008
    ..It provides a heuristic for understanding the needs, barriers, and resources of the different systems, as well as a structure for summarizing existing research and for illuminating priority areas for new research and action...
  3. doi request reprint The prevention delivery system: organizational context and use of comprehensive programming frameworks
    Melanie Livet
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:361-78. 2008
    ..This exploratory study provides preliminary data on the organizational-level mechanisms of the PDS and the complexity of their relationships with the other Systems in the Interactive Systems Framework...
  4. doi request reprint Four keys to success (theory, implementation, evaluation, and resource/system support): high hopes and challenges in participation
    Abraham Wandersman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 43:3-21. 2009
    ..I offer ideas for solutions that increase the probability of success. I conclude with the need to have high hopes tempered by theory and research to develop realistically ambitious solutions to social problems...
  5. pmc Updating the FORECAST formative evaluation approach and some implications for ameliorating theory failure, implementation failure, and evaluation failure
    Jason Katz
    University of South Carolina, Department of Psychology, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Eval Program Plann 39:42-50. 2013
    ..In this article, we describe updates to FORECAST and the implications of FORECAST for ameliorating failures in program theory, implementation, and evaluation...
  6. doi request reprint The quality implementation framework: a synthesis of critical steps in the implementation process
    Duncan C Meyers
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:462-80. 2012
    ..Instead, all three ISF systems are mutually accountable for quality implementation...
  7. doi request reprint Practical implementation science: developing and piloting the quality implementation tool
    Duncan C Meyers
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:481-96. 2012
    ..We discuss how the QIT can be used to guide collaborative planning, monitoring, and evaluation of how an innovation is implemented...
  8. doi request reprint Toward an evidence-based system for innovation support for implementing innovations with quality: tools, training, technical assistance, and quality assurance/quality improvement
    Abraham Wandersman
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 50:445-59. 2012
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Community interventions and effective prevention
    Abraham Wandersman
    Department of Psychology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Am Psychol 58:441-8. 2003
    ..The road to greater success includes prevention science and newer community-centered models of accountability and technical assistance systems for prevention...
  10. pmc The getting to outcomes demonstration and evaluation: an illustration of the prevention support system
    Matthew Chinman
    RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:206-24. 2008
    ..Lessons learned from the implementation of GTO relevant to illuminating the framework are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Bridging science and practice in violence prevention: addressing ten key challenges
    Janet Saul
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop F63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:197-205. 2008
    ..Also described are actions taken by DVP in response to the planning process to illustrate how a funder can use the ISF to bridge science and practice...
  12. ncbi request reprint What works in prevention. Principles of effective prevention programs
    Maury Nation
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am Psychol 58:449-56. 2003
    ..This synthesis can inform the planning and implementation of problem-specific prevention interventions, provide a rationale for multi-problem prevention programs, and serve as a basis for further research...
  13. doi request reprint Research and action for bridging science and practice in prevention
    Janet Saul
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mailstop F63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:165-70. 2008
    ..This introductory article sets the stage for the rest of the special issue by defining terms, providing a rationale for the planning project, describing the planning process, and summarizing what is to come in the rest of the issue...
  14. ncbi request reprint Developing a community science research agenda for building community capacity for effective preventive interventions
    Matthew Chinman
    RAND, Santa Monica, California 90407, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 35:143-57. 2005
    ..In this article, we describe this model and suggest a research agenda that can lead to improved outcomes at the local level...
  15. doi request reprint Promoting science-based approaches to teen pregnancy prevention: proactively engaging the three systems of the interactive systems framework
    Catherine A Lesesne
    Division of Reproductive Health, Applied Sciences Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, MS K 22, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:379-92. 2008
    ..The program's ongoing evaluation is presented as an example of early efforts to develop an evidence base around the ISF. Research implications are discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Unpacking prevention capacity: an intersection of research-to-practice models and community-centered models
    Paul Flaspohler
    Department of Psychology and Center for School Based Mental Health Programs, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 41:182-96. 2008
    ..The proposed taxonomy can aid in understanding the concept of capacity and developing methods to support the implementation and sustainability of prevention efforts in novel settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Getting To Outcomes: a community-based participatory approach to preventive interventions
    Matthew Chinman
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Interprof Care 18:441-3. 2004