Ms

Jane Lewis

BA Hons, FAcSS

Director

Centre for Evidence and Implementation

Email:

Twitter:

@janelewis100

Region:

South / South Eastern England

Member since

2018

Years in implementation:

6 or more years

Website/s:

Sector/s:

Honorary roles:

Primary types of work:

Primary areas of work:

Voluntary / Not for Profit

Service Design and Development
Consultancy
Implementation Support and Technical Assistance
Research

Social Care - Adult
Social Care - Child
Youth Work
Mental Health
Public Health
Child Development/Early Years Education/Schools
Psychology/Psychiatry
Central Government policy

CEI is an evidence intermediary, working in the UK, Australia, Singapore with local and national governments, NGOs and foundations. We work across evidence synthesis, service and system design, active implementation support, implementation/ formative evaluation and outcome evaluation. Our work focuses on child and family services and services for disadvantaged communities.

Main topics of interest:

Implementation-informed Service Design
Implementation Theory
Scaling Up
Sustainment
Adoption/De-adoption/De-implementation
Co-Processes (Co-Design, Co-Creation etc.)
Systems Change/Systems Analysis
Competencies for Implementation Support
Theory of Change
Evaluation of Implementation

Interests are application of implementation science to practice, at the level of programmes, services, practice frameworks, policy and whole systems. Innovation - bringing together evidence, user centred design and implementation thinking. Selection and adaptation. Strengthening programme/service design for implementation eg underpinning evidence, theory of change, practice protocols. Common elements. Connecting imp sci and behavioural science. Building organisational capacity and readiness for implementation. Planning implementation strategies. Working with implementation teams. Implementation monitoring – data systems and rapid cycle feedback. Evaluating implementation and strategies - formative and hybrid evaluations. Scaling up - readiness, models, strategies. Applying implementation thinking to funding and grant-making.

PUBLICATIONS

Type

Year

Details

Link

Access

Book

2014

Ritchie J, Lewis J, McNaughton Nicholls C and Ormston R (eds) (2014) Qualitative Research Practice: a guide for social science students and researchers 2nd edition London: Sage

Pay for access/to purchase

Report

2017

Macdonald G, Lewis J, Ghate D, Gardner E, Adams C, Kelly G (2017) Evaluation of the Safeguarding Children Assessment and Analysis Framework (SAAF) Research report London: Department for Education

Open access

Report

2015

Lewis J and Ghate D (2015) Implementing the Adoption Support Fund: learning from the prototype London: Department for Education

Open access

Report

2013

Lewis J, Ghate D and Welbourn D (2013) Systems Leadership: Exceptional leadership for exceptional times Source Paper 2: The views of systems leaders Nottingham: Staff College

Open access

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