Resources and References

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Blase, K. A., Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., & Wallace, F. (2005). Operationalizing implementation: Strategies and methods. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute.

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Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blase, K. A., Friedman, R. M., & Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation Research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, The National Implementation Research Network (FMHI Publication #231).

Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blase, K. A., Friedman, R. M., & Wallace, F. (2005). Implementation research: A synthesis of the literature. Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, National Implementation Research Network. (FMHI Publication No. 231).

Fixsen, D., Blase, K., & Van Dyke, M. (2012). From ghost systems to host systems via transformation zones (pp. 3-7). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education.

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McCarty, D., Gustafson, D. H., Wisdoma, J. P., Ford, J., Choia, D., Molfenter, T., et al. (2007). The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx): Enhancing access and retention. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 88(2-3), 138-145.

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Wallace, F., Blase, K., Fixsen, D., & Naoom, S. (in press). Implementing educational innovations to benefit students. Washington, DC: Education Research Services.

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