Carrie Gould-Kabler, MSW, is a Program Manager with the Ruth Young Center for Maryland at The Institute for Innovation and Implementation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She joined The Institute in 2017 with 17 years of experience in working with child, youth, and family serving organizations and systems in Vermont, Maryland and across the nation. In her role as Program Manager, Carrie is the Project Director for the Enhanced-Youth Transition Planning (E-YTP) model, an individualized, youth-driven, strengths-based, comprehensive, team-based transition planning process for older youth in foster care on Maryland’s Mid-Shore. E-YTP is designed to reduce the risk of youth experiencing housing instability once they exit from foster care. Carrie is also the Project Director for Youth REACH MD (Reach out, Engage, Assist, & Count to end Homelessness), a state wide effort to address youth homelessness in Maryland by obtaining information on the number, characteristics, and needs of youth experiencing housing instability. Carrie earned her MSW from Salisbury University, and a BSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to joining the Institute, Carrie spent 12 years as the Director of Community Outreach for the Center for Public Service Communications (CPSC). In her time with CPSC, she worked closely with the Refugee Health Coordinators across the country and managed HealthReach, a database of culturally and linguistically appropriate health information used by providers with their Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients.