Teeters LA, Heerman WJ, Schlundt D, Harris D, Barkin SL. Community readiness assessment for obesity research: pilot implementation of the Healthier Families programme. Health research policy and systems. 2018 Jan 15;16(16). 2 p. PMID: 29334972 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5769556
This article reports on the development of a systematic approach to assess for community readiness prior to implementation of a behavioural intervention for childhood obesity. Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR), we developed research tools to evaluate local community centres' organisational readiness and their capacity to implement the intervention.