Melissa Van Dyke, LCSW
Melissa has worked in state government in New Mexico with families and youth in child welfare, children’s mental health, and the juvenile justice systems. Along with her years in direct service, Melissa worked in staff development (training) and administration (as Deputy Superintendent of a large juvenile correctional facility) and was actively involved in various organizational and statewide program implementation and system improvement initiatives.
- Investigator and Co-Director, National Implementation Research Network (NIRN), Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- MSW, 1992, University of Michigan
- In progress: PhD, University of South Florida, Applied Anthropology
- Fixsen, D. L., Blase, K., Metz, A., & Van Dyke, M. (2013). Statewide implementation of evidence-based programs. Exceptional Children (Special Issue), 79(2), 213-230.
- Naoom, S. F., Van Dyke, M., Fixsen, D. L., Blase, K. A., & Villagomez, A. N. (2012). Developing implementation capacity of organizations and systems to support effective uses of family literacy programs. In B. H. Wasik (Ed.), Handbook of family literacy. New York: Routledge.
- Blase, K., Van Dyke, M., Fixsen, D., & Bailey, F. W. (2012). Implementation science: Key concepts, themes and evidence for practitioners in educational psychology. In B. Kelly & D. Perkins (Eds.), Handbook of implementation science for psychology in education: How to promote evidence based practice. London: Cambridge University Press.
- Fixsen, D., Blase, K., & Van Dyke, M. (2011). Mobilizing communities for implementing evidence-based youth violence prevention programming: A commentary. American Journal of Community Psychology (Special Issue).
- Fixsen, D., Blase, K., Duda, M., Naoom, S., & Van Dyke, M. (2010). Implementation of evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents: Research findings and their implications for the future. In J. Weisz & A. Kazdin (Eds.), Implementation and dissemination: Extending treatments to new populations and new settings (2nd ed., pp. 435-450). New York: Guilford Press.