Purple text on this website indicates a link to specific lesson learned from successful programs which I have led or provided consultation to, and from other programs that I have learned about. These lessons illustrate instances in which research findings can be directly and immediately translated into practice.
In most cases, this includes the specific practices that educators, clinicians, and other professionals use in working directly with students, patients, clients, and consumers. In a smaller number of cases, these practices may inform decisions leaders may make in the design of their own programs, or may guide advocates in identifying strategies or setting priorities. These complement other lessons that outline simple steps to improve your program or other lessons learned from successful programs.
Click on any of the lessons below for more information. You can also click here to learn more about how these and other lessons are designed to offer specific, concrete steps that help to guide you are now seeking to improve.
Re-framing data from well-controlled studies, highlighting key findings in a user-friendly format, can help to guide advocacy
Barriers faced by under-served groups accessing new programs are well-established; include these groups from the start when testing a new service.