Model Details

Model NameAvailability, Responsiveness & Continuity (ARC): An Organizational & Community Intervention Model
D and/or II-Only
Construct Flexibility5
Socio-Ecological LevelsOrganization
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Field of OriginMental health
Practioner/ResearcherResearcher and Practitioner
ConstructsAdopter/implementer/decision maker characteristics

Context - Inner setting

Context - Outer setting

Innovation characteristics

Knowledge and Knowledge Synthesis

Outcomes - Quality Improvement/Practice or Policy Change

Patient/target audience characteristics and needs


Number of Times Cited100
CitationsGlisson C, Schoenwald SK. The ARC organizational and community intervention strategy for implementing evidence-based children's mental health treatments. Mental Health Serv Res 2005;7(4):243–59.

Glisson C, Schoenwald SK, Hemmelgarn A, et al. Randomized trial of MST and ARC in a two-level evidence-based treatment implementation strategy. J Consult Clin Psychol 2010;78(4):537–50.
ExamplesGlisson C, Dukes D, Green P. The effects of the ARC organizational intervention on caseworker turnover, climate, and culture in children's service systems. Child Abuse Neglect, 2006 Aug;30(8):855-80; discussion 849-54. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2005.12.010.

Glisson, Charles, Nathaniel J. Williams, Anthony Hemmelgarn, Enola Proctor, and Philip Green. “Aligning Organizational Priorities with ARC to Improve Youth Mental Health Service Outcomes.” Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2016, Aug; 84(8):713-25. doi:10.1037/ccp0000107.

Glisson C, Hemmelgarn A, Green P, Williams NJ. Randomized trial of the Availability, Responsiveness and Continuity (ARC) organizational intervention for improving youth outcomes in community mental health programs. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 May;52(5):493-500. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2013.02.005.

Williams, N.J., Glisson, C., Hemmelgarn, A. et al. Mechanisms of Change in the ARC Organizational Strategy: Increasing Mental Health Clinicians’ EBP Adoption Through Improved Organizational Culture and Capacity. Adm Policy Ment Health 44, 269–283 (2017). doi: 10.1007/s10488-016-0742-5
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