Prevention Science

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 636–645 | Cite as

The Triple P Implementation Framework: the Role of Purveyors in the Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-Based Programs

  • Jenna McWilliam
  • Jacquie Brown
  • Matthew R. Sanders
  • Liz Jones
Article

Abstract

Evidence-based programs are considered critical in the human services field if major social and health problems are to be addressed. Despite the large number of programs that have been developed and implemented, there is much to learn about how to effectively implement these programs in community settings. One perspective that is rarely represented in the literature is that of the purveyor organization (an organization that actively works to disseminate and support the implementation of a program or practice). This paper introduces the Triple P Implementation Framework, developed by the program’s purveyor organization, and discusses principles underlying the design and implementation of the Framework. The Framework incorporates two key underlying principles of the Triple P system: minimal sufficiency and self-regulation. Lessons learned from the application of these principles and the implementation process are discussed, along with directions for future research.

Keywords

Implementation Evidence-based programs Triple P Purveyor Public health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jenna McWilliam
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jacquie Brown
    • 1
  • Matthew R. Sanders
    • 3
  • Liz Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Triple P InternationalBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Griffith UniversityBrisbaneAustralia
  3. 3.The University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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