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Introduction to the Systems Change Process

9/28/2015
When: September 28, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: Loudermilk Conference Center
40 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: Krystal Perelion
404-613-1665


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Registration and check-in will begin at 8:30 AM.

Parking will be free. Please use the garage under the Loudermilk Conference Center facility. Bring your parking slip into the building with you and someone will stamp it noting that your parking has been prepaid.

The training room will be located on the first floor. Once you enter the building, check signage for the room number.

Visit Systems Change for Health™ Introduction to the Systems Change Process for a description of this course.

Session Agenda

Time

Activity

8:30

Registration and Networking

9:00

Opening

Welcome and introductory activities

Review agenda and materials

Background and Context

Changing policies, environments and systems

Competency curricula

 

Assessing and Framing the Problem

Health and social problems need defining and framing to encourage policy solutions. Root causes, evidence and framing in terms of stakeholder values are part of a successful definition.

10:10

BREAK (15 minutes)

 

Analyzing Potential Solutions

How to choose among potential solutions to a problem?

Stakeholder power analysis highlights acceptability and feasibility of solutions.

Policy analysis techniques compare estimated impact across itemized criteria which can help to identify the solution(s) to pursue.

 

Influencing the Systems Change Process

Advocacy techniques are key to influencing the policy process.

Successful planning uses both policy and media advocacy strategies/tactics.

11:50

LUNCH (60 minutes)

 

Communications

Brief orientation to message framing and media.

1:20

BREAK (15 minutes)

 

Implementing Enacted Policies

Once a policy is enacted, a government bureaucracy implements it (e.g., programs, regulations, rules, and budgets).

 

Evaluating Systems Change Interventions

Policy evaluation requires assessment of all campaign stages to provide rapid feedback. Capacity, process and outcome measures are needed.

4:00

Closing

Additional concepts and tools in Skill-Building workshop series.

Review and feedback.

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