The Importance of Contextual Fit when Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions. About This Issue Brief


This issue brief was written by Rob Horner, Ph.D., of the University of Oregon; Caryn Blitz, Ph.D., of the Administration on Children, Youth & Families; and Scott W. Ross, Ph.D., of the Utah State University.

In 2012, ASPE awarded the American Institutes for Research to manage the Investing in What Works (IWW) project, to continue ASPE’s efforts to keep building the knowledge and supports that evidence-based programs and initiatives can use to improve the quality and outcomes of interventions funded through federal investments.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Office of Human Services Policy
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20201

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