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Mellicent O’Brien Blythe

Clinical Assistant Professor
Implementation Specialist, NC Child Treatment Program

Mellicent Blythe


Center for Child and Family Health

1121 West Chapel Hill Street

Durham, NC 27701

O: 919-385-0799

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Mellicent O’Brien Blythe has been on the clinical faculty of the School of Social Work since 2006. For 10 years, she provided training, publications, and technical assistance for state and county child welfare agencies as part of the School’s Family and Children’s Resource Program (FCRP). In 2016, she joined the North Carolina Child Treatment Program as an implementation specialist. She provides training and consultation to agency leaders on implementing and sustaining evidence-based treatments. Before coming to North Carolina, she worked in New York and Virginia in a variety of direct practice settings, including juvenile detention, pediatric AIDS and oncology, and early intervention.

Degrees and Licenses

MSW, New York University
BA, University of Pennsylvania



Research and Professional Interests

Implementation Science
Leadership Development
Community Engagement
Child Welfare