Erin M. Espinosa, Ph.D., MINT
Lead Coaching Sciences Trainer
Erin became a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2010. Since then she has served as a consultant, trainer and coach to various organizations (e.g. University of Maryland’s Institute for Innovation & Implementation), agencies (e.g. Texas Department of State Health Services) and individuals (e.g. Texas Oral Health Summit; Texas Parents as Teachers) on implementing Motivational Interviewing (MI) in organizations and transferring MI skill through didactic workforce development strategies.
Erin is also an experienced implementation researcher who provides on-going consultation to states and territories across the country on issues related to child and adolescent mental health with a specific focus on systems intersects for justice involved youth. Most recently, Dr. Espinosa served as a consultant to the Child, Adolescent, and Family Branch’s (CAFB) Children’s Mental Health Initiative (CMHI) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) working across the country supporting systems of care and overseen various projects across the state of Texas that focus on implementation of programs and interventions designed to keep individuals with mental health needs in the community.
For the Clinical Health Coach® Training Program, Erin will provide training in Motivational Interviewing.