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Implementation of Manitoba’s mental health strategic plan: A case study application of the advocacy coalition framework

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dc.contributor.supervisor Frankel, Sid (Social Work) en_US
dc.contributor.author De Blonde, Karen
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-04T15:09:00Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-04T15:09:00Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/32730
dc.description.abstract This study examines the factors, processes, challenges, and successes that affected the implementation of Manitoba's mental health strategic plan, “Rising to the Challenge: A strategic plan for the mental health and well-being of Manitobans". A case study application of the Advocacy Coalition Framework describes this policy response in terms of its policy subsystem, relevant contextual factors, and the extent of policy-oriented learning. Interviews with policy makers, mental health organization administrators, and front-line workers involved in the implementation of this strategy were conducted along with a review of relevant documents. The factors that contributed to the challenges and success in implementing this strategy include limitations in financial resources, policy purpose and design, public and political support, the implementation and evaluation approach, system complexity, the economic and political environment, applicability to front-line practice, time constraints, organizational supports, leadership, and advocacy. Recommendations are made to improve the Advocacy Coalition Framework and implementation processes. en_US
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Mental health en_US
dc.subject Policy Analysis en_US
dc.subject Policy implementation en_US
dc.subject Manitoba en_US
dc.subject Strategy en_US
dc.subject Strategic planning en_US
dc.subject Mental health system en_US
dc.subject Advocacy coalition framework en_US
dc.title Implementation of Manitoba’s mental health strategic plan: A case study application of the advocacy coalition framework en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis
dc.type master thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.contributor.examiningcommittee Lowe, Keith (Social Work), Levasseur, Karine (Political Studies) en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) en_US
dc.description.note February 2018 en_US


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