In this article, we explore a component of evidence-based programming-implementation quality-within an emerging international Extension context. Specifically, we examine how the traits, characteristics, and perceptions of 46 program facilitators influenced their support of maintaining implementation quality in a Nicaraguan youth violence and substance abuse prevention program, Dale se REAL. The results indicated that of four potential variables, only facilitator buy-in to the Dale se REAL program was a meaningful predictor of implementation support. The implications of the study findings, relative to evidence-based Extension research in both the United States and an emerging international context, are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Journal of Extension|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2018|
- Violence prevention
- Youth programs
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