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Table 3 Implementation strategies offered to group 2 schools only (bundle 2)

From: IMplementation and evaluation of the school-based family support PRogram a Healthy School Start to promote child health and prevent OVErweight and obesity (IMPROVE) – study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial

Implementation strategies (SISTER strategy number) Determinants targeted Description of the strategy Actor Target
Conduct educational outreach visits (38) 23. Providers’ attitudes towards the program
24. Providers’ competence and self-efficacy
Yearly presentations to schools on topics in public health of their choice and relevant to the intervention Research team School personnel
Promote network weaving (33) 13. Communication within and between primary health care centres
14. Time for administration in primary health care
15. Collaboration between primary care and school
16. New target groups
17. Early prevention
28. Sustainability of program
Send out yearly information letter to primary health care centres about the HSS program and the IMPROVE study. Encourage yearly meetings to establish social networks, promote information sharing, collaborative problem-solving and shared goals regarding family health Research team School health care and primary care
Provide ongoing consultation/coaching (44) 23. Providers’ attitudes towards the program
24. Providers’ competence and self-efficacy
Yearly audit and feedback through a written report on the fidelity score and performance of implementation strategies with coaching how to improve. E-mail sent four times per year to the school health team coordinator to offer assistance and help with problem solving Research team School personnel
Obtain and use student and family feedback (8) 23. Providers’ attitudes towards the program Yearly feedback on parents’ attitude and perception of the program Research team School personnel