Ms. Mettrick is the Director of Implementation Services at The Institute for Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, where she provides technical assistance (TA) and training related to Evidence Based Practice (EBP) implementation. This includes training and TA related to EBP and promising practice selection, program consultation, community/organizational readiness, initial program implementation, scale-up, sustainability, and stakeholder facilitation. As an EBP implementation specialist for Maryland’s Children’s Cabinet, she supports the ongoing implementation of statewide EBP programs such as Multisystemic Therapy (MST), Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC), and Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT). Ms. Mettrick graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and went on to receive a master’s degree in Health Science from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health. Ms. Mettrick also earned an additional master’s degree in clinical psychology from Loyola University Maryland.