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Implementing Motivational Interviewing in Delaware Public Behavioral Health Systems: Project Orientation Meeting

This meeting will provide an overview of this intensive training and technical assistance project to build capacity within DSAMH and DSCYF in fully integrating Motivational Interviewing (MI) into administration, onboarding, supervision and the provision of programs and services.

During this meeting, we will:

  • Provide orientation to the Central East ATTC and its role & commitment to behavioral health workforce development.
  • Describe the partnership between Central East and DE DHSS, specifically DSAMH and DSCYF, in this project.
  • Provide a basic understanding of MI and the plan to build capacity in DSAMH and DSCYF, and the larger DE system of care.
  • Describe the purpose and structure of the intensive technical assistance project, including time investment and timeline.
  • Answer questions surrounding participation.


The primary purpose of this initiative is to provide training and technical assistance to Behavioral Health Provider Organizations in Delaware in fully integrating Motivation Interviewing (MI) into administration, supervision and the provision of programs and services. The goals of this capacity-building project are:

  • The timely, appropriate and effective engagement individuals and families in the public behavioral health continuum: prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery services and supports.
  • Increased retention in programs and services indicated by decrease no-show rates and discontinuation rates.
  • Increase in staff competencies in Evidenced-Based Practice of MI, operating in a supportive organizational environment that includes clinical supervision and skill building.
  • Increase in staff recruitment and retention as indicated by decreased turn over, vacancy rates and increased job satisfaction.


Starts: Jun. 14, 2021 2:00 pm
Ends: Jun. 14, 2021 3:00 pm
Registration Deadline
June 14, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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