questions to consider
  • What successful new Life Course-based practices are being implemented, both in the United States and abroad?
  • How do we translate the theoretical construct of the Life Course Model into actual practice?
  • What infrastructure needs to be in place in order to implement changes in practice?
Resources and Tools
discussion Register with the Toolbox Now

Moving from theory to practice involves identifying a basic framework for systems change and beginning to pilot and evaluate specific strategies within that framework.
--Fine A, Kotelchuck M, Adess N, Pies, C. A new agenda for MCH policy and programs: Integrating a Life Course Perspective. Policy brief. Martinez (CA), October 2009