Mary-Lynn Garrett is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and lead trainer on the Interventions Project at the University of California Berkeley. She obtained her Master's in Social Work with Community Mental Health focus from UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare. She has two decades of experience working with adults with mental illness and severe medical and psycho-social needs in San Francisco. She makes use of her previous training in mental health treatment within the framework of the Cognitive Behavioral Interventions Core Curriculum (CBI-CC) designed by the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute. She is certified as lead trainer of CBI-CC, provides training and consultation to the facilitators for the San Francisco site of the Interventions Project and coordinates all the groups delivered there. She also serves as the lead facilitator providing CBI-CC group sessions in San Francisco not only in community settings, but also the county jail. Ms. Garrett focuses her training and group facilitation to maintain strong alignment with the risk-need-responsivity-fidelity principle and with primary focus on addressing criminogenic factors among the group participants.