Practice Improvement

What is Practice Improvement?

Practice Improvement is the application of “best practice strategies” for implementing, disseminating, or improving clinical practices and interventions to produce better results for people receiving services. This could apply to specific evidence-based or promising practices or to core approaches like trauma-informed, recovery-oriented and culturally relevant care.

Practice improvement recognizes that “training” alone is not the answer. The most successful and cost effective approaches view “performance improvement” as a process that includes a combination of education, organizational supports, regular monitoring, improvement planning, learning communities, supervision and coaching.

VCPI provides the following services to help ANY agency or program implement or improve ANY practice. VCPI supports our members as a group, so that they can work together with us and with each other to make collective progress.

  • Technical Assistance

    Targeted, customized support in response to specific questions or challenges to help your organization implement its practice improvement strategies at a detailed, individualized level.

  • Coaching & Consulting

    Coaching and mentoring for program and organizational leaders, with a particular focus on supervisors or champions, so that they in turn can coach and mentor others. A wide range of consultation supports to help design a practice or quality improvement process

  • Clinical Resources

    Expert clinical consultation from our National Advisory Panel, member organizations, program managers, clinicians, and people with lived experience

  • Learning Communities

    Intensive Learning Communities support learning and sustainable implementation and culture change. We help teams work and learn together, and provide content expertise to support the learning.

  • Data & Evaluation

    Help for organizations in implementing a Continuous Quality Improvement framework, measure progress and evaluate practice improvement activities

  • Project Management

    Comprehensive project management and coordination to execute and manage projects effectively and efficiently from start to finish

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