Understanding Purveyor and Implementer Perceptions of Implementing Evidence-Based Programs

Karen Blase, Sandra Naoom, Frances Wallace, Dean Fixsen

In the fall of 2004, the National Implementation Research Network invited a select group of implementers of evidence-based programs and practices to a working meeting to explore the "craft knowledge" related to the implementation of evidence-based programs and practices. The first of these meetings (See "Implementation in the Real World: Purveyors" Craft Knowledge") was conducted with the developers of evidence-based programs and practices; the second meeting was conducted with implementers of the same evidence-based programs and practices. The results of the implementers" meeting are presented in this document as well the combined results of both the purveyor and implementers" meeting.