Stephen Goldberg, MD
Medical Director, Engage with™
Skills Training Programs
A board-certified psychiatrist with added qualifications in forensic psychiatry, Dr. Goldberg has 25 years’ experience working with mental health agencies, state and local governments and developing trainings of all types. He is a recognized expert in the areas of older adults, telehealth, veteran issues, employee relations and suicide risk reduction. He has presented around the country at hospitals, statewide meetings and national forums and has been appointed to local and statewide commissions on suicide prevention, telepsychiatry and other mental health related topics. Most recently, Dr. Goldberg developed, in collaboration with MHAMD, the Engage with™ skills trainings.
Bryan V. Gibb, MBA
Business Development and Training Solutions Consultant, Engage with™ Skills Training Programs
Bryan Gibb brings 30 years of business development, education, training, strategic planning, advocacy, management, coaching and program development experience to the Engage with team. Previously, Bryan spearheaded business development, partnerships, curriculum design and instructor training operations for the Mental Health First Aid program at the National Council for Behavioral Health. During his tenure, more than 2 million people took courses he developed. Bryan managed the instructor certification business, which created a cadre of 20,000 instructors nationwide, and he negotiated an endorsement from the International Association of Chiefs of Police [IACP] and its 17,000 department members for his public safety product that resulted in the training of 300,000 officers. Bryan holds an MBA from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Amanda Krisher, LCSW-C
Training Director, Engage with™
Skills Training Programs
Amanda brings over 10 years of direct practice and program management experience to the Engage with™ team. She has worked in child welfare, employee assistance and work-life programs, community health, higher education, and hospice care. Amanda has always loved teaching. She is passionate about training and education and works to ensure a welcoming training environment for all participants. Amanda received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in Baltimore, MD and is a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker. Amanda oversees the training and supervision of the Engage with™ Certified Skills Trainers – all of which are licensed practitioners with at least 5 years of training experience and direct practice experience with populations relevant to the module they are training.
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