Understanding the W3 Framework
Understanding the W3 Framework for peer work in public health
Here is all our content that we think will help you better understand the W3 Framework.
The W3 Framework is a systems map that shows how peer work fits within an overall public health response.
We can use it to help us understand, demonstrate, and improve the impact of peer work.
Furthermore, because peer work plays such a vital role in improving community health, using the W3 Framework to help guide decisions can improve the overall impact of public health responses and policies.
Essential guide to understanding the W3 Framework
More on the W3 Framework
Still looking for more information after reading our ‘Essential guide to understanding the W3 Framework’? These posts:
- Go deeper into the theory that underpins the W3 Framework
- Look at how we created the W3 Framework
- Provide further details about the different parts of the W3 Framework
- Provide information about how you can use the W3 Framework
This post explains each of the four W3 Functions — the system-level functions that need to be happening to maximise the impact of peer work within a health response — and how they relate to each other.
Stage 1 of the W3 Project used systems thinking to understand and describe peer work. Through this work, the W3 Framework was created.
Systems thinking is an extremely important approach in public health. This post explains what it is and why it is so important.