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Developing a Tool to Assess the Capacity of Out-of-School Time Program Providers to Implement Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change


The figure lists 9 factors that comprise practitioners’ individual capacity to plan and implement PSE interventions. The factors are attitudes/beliefs, perceptions of social norms, perceptions of external resources/supports, and 6 factors of self-efficacy: build support, engage team, assess context, create action plan, implement action plan, and evaluate.

Figure. Conceptual framework used to measure the capacity of out-of-school time program providers to plan and implement interventions that change organizational policies, systems, or environments (PSE interventions).

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