Podcast Information

Podcast Name

Essential Implementation

Podcast Guest

Allison Metz


February, 2021

On this episode of the Essential Implementation Podcast, NIRN Director Allison Metz discusses the role of building trusting relationships in implementation practice. 

How important is relationship building as a moderator of the implementation strategy you use? Is it more important? What other competencies might implementation practitioners need? Do we hear enough from implementers with practical implementation knowledge? Should we be measuring psychological safety as well as readiness?

Listen to this conversation to learn more!

About Allison

Allison Metz directs the National Implementation Research Network at the University of North Carolina, is on the faculty of the School for Social Work and is a trained developmental psychologist. For many years Alison and her team have been trying to use implementation science in the best way possible to improve outcomes in the areas of education, maternal and child health, early childhood, and child welfare.