Organizational Social Context Measurement System (OSC)

Constructs Measured

Implementation Outcomes N/A
Implementation Determinants Organizational Culture and Climate
Readiness to Implement
Communication of Policy

Policy Application

Setting Mental or Behavioral Health Facilities
Topic Mental or Behavioral Health

Basic Information

The OSC is a 105-item measure of the social context of mental health and social services organizations.

Transferability of measure across settings: Mostly transferable (105 of 105 items transferable)

Citing Literature

Development article: Glisson C, Green P, Williams NJ. Assessing the Organizational Social Context (OSC) of child welfare systems: implications for research and practice. Child Abuse & Neglect. 2012;36(9):621-632. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2012.06.002

Empirical use: Beidas RS, Aarons G, Barg F, et al. Policy to implementation: evidence-based practice in community mental health—study protocol. Implementation Science. 2013;8(1):1-9. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-8-38

Policy Application in Reviewed Studies

Setting: Mental or behavioral health facilities

Topic: Mental or behavioral health

Country: United States

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PAPERS Ratings

Note: Blank pragmatic constructs indicate inadequate reporting to assign a non-zero score.

Overall PAPERS Pragmatic Score:

5

 

Overall PAPERS Psychometric Score:

6