Extending the Conversation: Creating Positive Culture in the Workplace

Extending the Conversation: Creating Positive Culture in the Workplace

In this webinar, presented on March 17, 2017, three leaders from Maine behavioral health organizations, recognized for fostering outstanding workplace environments, discussed their efforts to cultivate a positive workplace culture that aims to attract and retain motivated staff.

This webinar was presented as a follow-up to the September 2016 forum on “The Future of Maine’s Behavioral Health Workforce: Recruitment and Retention in a Climate of Changing Roles, Qualifications and Opportunities.”

Extending the Conversation

CCSME’s “Extending the Conversation” webinars are follow-up discussions on some of the topics explored at the strategic planning forums hosted by the Maine Behavioral Health Workforce Development Collaborative (MBHWDC) and facilitated by CCSME.



Dawn Freeman — Human Resource Coordinator, Community Care

Community Care is proud to be celebrating 20 years of service and support to children, teens, families, and individuals throughout Maine. Community Care was chosen as one of the “Best Places to Work in Maine” in 2014, 2015, and 2016.




Caroline Raymond — Chief Executive Officer, Day One

Day One is Maine’s leading agency in the fight against adolescent substance abuse, and has been serving Maine youth, families, schools, and communities since 1973. Day One was selected as a “Best Place to Work in Maine” in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, and 2016 as well as the “6 Who Care Agency of Distinction 2008,” awarded by WCSH 6 and the United Way of Greater Portland.



Bob Fowler — Executive Director, Milestone Foundation

The Milestone mission is to provide the best quality of services to empower individuals with substance use and behavioral health disorders to attain stability, dignity, recovery and an enhanced quality of life. Milestone was named one of 2016 Best Places to Work in Maine.