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Table 1 Structured interview schedule

From: Evaluating the national multisite implementation of dialectical behaviour therapy in a community setting: a mixed methods approach

Section 1: Introduction of DBT and orientating service to DBT model
 1. How well did DBT fit with your existing service structures and policies? What facilitated the process?
 2. How were the DBT team leaders and team members identified? Any considerations for team size?
 3. Did you have to take specific steps to guide the service in preparing to train for and implement DBT?
 4. What would you have done differently/advise another team going forward?
 5. What other challenges (if any) did your team face when introducing the DBT model to your service?
Section 2: Preparations for implementing DBT in your local service
 6. What steps were taken to orient the service for the implementation? What worked best?
 7. What would you have done differently/advise another team going forward?
 8. How did the team prepare for part one of training? Any difficulties encountered before/after?
 9. Were there any specific learnings in implementation that would be helpful for future teams?
 10. Did you encounter any difficulties in the identification of suitable clients for the programme?
Section 3: Experiences of delivering the DBT programme and as DBT team leader
 11. Did you encounter any difficulties in the delivery of the programme? Any learnings from these?
 12. What challenges (if any) have you faced in your role as team leader? Any supports required?
 13. What are the key qualities that a DBT leader should possess for implementing DBT?
Section 4: Support for the implementation of the DBT programme
 14. Was administrative support available for non-clinical elements of the DBT programme? Did the team feel supported in this?
 15. Was organisational support from local management available? Did the team feel supported in this?
 16. Any progress reports to local management regarding the implementation of the programme?
 17. Any difficulties in obtaining necessary time to prepare for and deliver your DBT programme?