Table 1

PsyTs and PCPs pride training overview

TrainingParticipantsLength*CoveredCertification process
Training 1: March 2019
PRIDE introduction PsyTs5 days
  • PRIDE study and their roles as cotrainers and supervisors

  • mhGAP overview

n/a
Training 2: June 2019
mhGAP neuropsychiatric disorders and suicide PsyTs10 days
  • Neuropsychiatric disorders and suicide

  • Neuropsychiatric Medication Management

  • Suicide Risk

  • EBP: SPI

  • E-mwTool

  • Successful observed role-play of SPI

  • Successful presentation of three cases and review of three completed safety plans

PCPs5 day
Training 3: September 2019
Substance use disorders PsyTs8 days
  • EBP: SBIRT/MI

  • Successful completion of SBIRT with five cases under supervision (as supervisors)

PCPs4 days
  • Successful completion of SBIRT with three cases under supervision (as facilitators)

Training 4: November 2019
Common mental disorders PsyTs8 days
  • EBP: IPC

  • Successful completion of IPC with five cases under supervision (as supervisors)

PCPs5 days
  • Successful completion of IPC with three cases under supervision (as facilitators)

  • *Supervisors (PsyTs) receive double the training of providers.

  • .EBP, evidence-based psychotherapy; IPC, interpersonal counselling; mhGAP, WHO Mental Health Gap Action Programme; MI, motivational interviewing; PCPs, primary care providers; PsyTs, psychiatric technicians; SBIRT, Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment; SPI, Safety Planning Intervention.