The Four Things You Need to Know Before Implementing Evidence-Based Practices (NIRN for EBP-SIG)

Michelle Duda and Dean Fixsen

The Active Implementation Frameworks as organ-ized by Fixsen et al. (2005) are a mid-level theory of im-plementation (ICEBeRG, 2006) replete with guidance for action planning and testable hypotheses to guide re-search. The Active Implementation Frameworks are de-rived from the empirical literature, with testable hypothe-ses regarding the potential impact of the components indi-vidually and together, and with established measures that can be used across studies to assess each component.