Helen Best is the President and Co-founder of the Treatment Implementation Collaborative, LLC based in Seattle, WA. She has worked with mental health systems of care for 15 years with a strong track record of supporting small and large scale evidenced based practice implementation initiatives. Drawing on her Masters in Adult Education and Training, she has extensive experience developing training and implementation plans for mental health agencies, treatment teams, county, state, and national governments, and with private for and nonprofit organizations. She has worked extensively in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She is well versed in system assessment, contracting in both private and public settings, culture transformation, team formation, training plans and ongoing sustainability for evidence based practices. She spent fourteen years supporting the dissemination of Dialectical Behavior Therapy as executive management at Behavioral Tech, LLC with the primary focus of developing Dialectical Behavior Therapy within agency settings. Helen project managed the largest Dialectical Behavior Therapy implementation projects to date with state wide initiatives in MI, CT, NY, and the province of British Columbia, as well as national initiatives in New Zealand and Norway. She has supported thousands of clinicians and teams with the implementation of treatment within their practice settings. She grew up internationally, living in Africa, Asia, Europe and the United States. She works tirelessly to support executive, clinical, program and unit level management and front line custodial, case management, and paraprofessional staff alike. Helen's focus is always to achieve that fine balance between flexibility, adaptability and a rigorous adherence to relevant data.