October 24-25, 2023, from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM (ET)

Policy-Focused Implementation Science Training: Two Day

Hosted by the GPH Global Center for Implementation Science The field of implementation science is focused on generating knowledge that helps translate evidence about “what works” to improve population health and eliminate health inequities into practice. However, the field has largely focused on work at clinical and organizational levels and there is limited guidance about how to conceptualize and conduct policy-focused implementation science. There are two areas under the umbrella of policy-focused implementation science: (1) policy dissemination research, which seeks to understand how research evidence can be most effectively communicated to policymakers and integrated into policymaking processes; and (2) policy implementation research, which seeks to understand how the rollout of polices can be optimized to maximize health benefits. The learning objectives of this two-day virtual training are to: Understand relevant theories and frameworks, study designs, measures, and concepts related to policy implementation science and apply this knowledge to: Write a policy-focused implementation science grant Integrate a policy component or aim into a non-policy-focused implementation science grant or project Integrate an implementation science component or aim into a policy-focused grant or project The training consists of synchronous didactic lectures, panel presentations and discussions, small group discussions, one-on-one consultations with experts and is structured around six modules: Historical and Contemporary Context of Policy D&I Research Theories and Frameworks for Policy D&I Research Research Designs and Analytic Approaches in Policy D&I Research Political Science Perspectives on Studying Policy Development, Implementation, and Equity Policy D&I Strategies and Interventions Measures, Data Sources, and Data Collection Strategies View the 2023 agenda here. The training will be led by CHERISH Research Affiliate Jonathan Purtle, Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Policy & Management and Director of Policy Research at the Global Center for Implementation Science at the New York University School of Global Public Health. Dr. Purtle is an internationally recognized leader in the area of policy-focused implementation science. The target audience for the training is researchers who: A) have some expertise in implementation science and want to integrate policy into their work or B) have some expertise in policy research and want to integrate implementation science into their work. The training is open to faculty and trainees at the post-doctoral level. Registration Fee: The fee for this training will be $350 per person. Questions: For questions related to the workshop content, email [email protected]. For registration-related questions, contact [email protected]
June 9, 2023, at 11:30 AM (ET)

New Budget Impact Tool to Help Estimate Costs of Providing Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Jails/Prisons

There has been a substantial increase in the number of jails and prisons offering medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD; namely, methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone) in recent years. However, the resources and associated costs required to implement MOUD programs in jails and prisons can vary widely depending on the availability of services and the chosen delivery model.

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