Jennifer Mautone is Assistant Professor of School Psychology in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of Primary Care Behavioral Health Research in the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Mautone was founding Co-Director of CHOP’s integrated behavioral health in primary care program. She has been involved in research, training, and clinical practice in primary care and schools for more than 15 years. Her work focuses on improving collaborative relationships between families, schools, and the health system and increasing equitable access to and utilization of high-quality, culturally responsive behavioral health services for children and adolescents. Dr. Mautone’s approach includes a strong emphasis on partnerships with interested parties to ensure that research and clinical strategies are responsive and well-matched to community goals and needs. Dr. Mautone’s research studies include a recently completed cluster randomized trial to evaluate Organizational Skills Treatment – Tier 2, a school-based, small group intervention for third through fifth grade students who have difficulty with organization, time management, and planning. In addition, Dr. Mautone is dual principal investigator for a comparative effectiveness trial funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to further evaluate the Partnering to Achieve School Success program, an enhanced behavioral intervention for children with ADHD offered in primary care practices serving publicly insured children in Philadelphia and the surrounding region.
Jennifer A. Mautone, PhD