One of the primary goals of implementation science is to insure that programs are implemented with integrity. This paper presents an integrated model of implementation that emphasizes treatment integrity.
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Dane and Schneider propose treatment integrity as a multi-dimensional construct and describe five dimensions that constitute the construct.
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This study evaluated the differences in estimates of treatment integrity be measuring different dimensions of it.
Hagermoser Sanetti, L. M., & Fallon, L. M. (2011). Treatment Integrity Assessment: How Estimates of Adherence, Quality, and Exposure Influence Interpretation of Implementation. Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 21(3), 209-232.
This paper suggests a model for selecting interventions that match the context of classrooms.
Harn, B., Parisi, D., & Stoolmiller, M. (2013). Balancing fidelity with flexibility and Fit: What do we really know about fidelity of implementation in schools?. Exceptional Children, 79(2), 181-193.
This paper reviews perspectives on treatment integrity from psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment, prevention science, and school psychology.
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The authors argue measuring treatment integrity will improve the quality of their decisions about the effectiveness of treatments. Measurement of different dimensions of treatment integrity allow researchers and practitioners to understand the relationships among them.
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