An intervention framework for collaboration

Claiborne, Nancy and Lawson, Hal A. (2005) An intervention framework for collaboration. Families in Society, 86 1: 93-103. doi:10.1606/1044-3894.1881

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Author Claiborne, Nancy
Lawson, Hal A.
Title An intervention framework for collaboration
Journal name Families in Society   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1044-3894
Publication date 2005-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1606/1044-3894.1881
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 86
Issue 1
Start page 93
End page 103
Total pages 11
Place of publication Milwaukee, WI, United States
Publisher Alliance for Children and Families
Language eng
Abstract This paper provides an intervention framework for collaboration to improve services. When collaboration is an intervention, its development and effectiveness depend on intervention logic. Intervention logic requires a precise conceptualization of collaboration. This conceptualization emphasizes its vital and unique components. It includes a developmental progression in which collaboration is contrasted with companion concepts. It also includes progress benchmarks, outcome measures, and logic models. These models depict relations among the benchmarks and outcomes, and they identify the mediating and moderating variables that account for collaboration's development and effectiveness. These models are designed to improve planning, evaluation, and their relations. This intervention framework for collaboration contrasts sharply with other conceptualizations and strategies. Although its aim is to unify and improve collaboration policy and practice, its inherent selectivity is an obvious limitation. [PUBLICATION ABSTRACT]
Keyword Social services
Policy making
Social policy
Q-Index Code C1

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