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Table 3 Qualitative codebook of evaluation dimensions

From: Training in Implementation Practice Leadership (TRIPLE): evaluation of a novel practice change strategy in behavioral health organizations

Dimension Original description Sub-category Application to TRIPLE Relevant quantitative data
Reaction How participants feel about the training    78.6% of respondents rated high levels of acceptability and appropriateness
  Receptivity to the training Participants reactions to the training prior to attending
  Positive about the training Positive comments participants made about the training.
  Negative or neutral about the training Negative or neutral comments participants made about the training.
Learning Increase in participant knowledge   Participant comments regarding things they learned in the training, or how the training changed their way of thinking. Significant increase in self-competence (knowledge subscale of ILS), with large effect size
Behavior Application of knowledge in job   Participant reports of applying their knowledge in their agency or changing how they approach their job based on what they learned in the training. Significant increase in resilient behaviors (perseverant subscale of ILS), with large effect size
Results Effect on the business or environment    Significant increases in supporting, rewarding, and valuing expertise in EBP implementation (educational support, recognition, and selection subscales of ICS), with medium to large effect sizes
  Changes in services delivery or practice Attempting to implement or successfully implementing new EBPs/considering the evidence-base for current practices and making adjustments to achieve fidelity.
  Changes in agency culture or climate regarding EBP Changes in how other administrative staff view EBP or implement services. Also, includes enhanced collaboration among staff.
  Improved staff knowledge/training Changes made to help frontline staff learn more about EBPs, or understand why the agency uses EBPs.
  Changes in evaluative approaches Changes in data collection forms and how evaluation is approached within the agency.