CBHM Research Committees

CBHM Research Committee

The CBHM Research Committee is focused on analyzing student outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of CBHM implementation across the district.  The CBHM Research Committee includes the following members:

Jill Snyder, Ph.D., NCSP
School Psychologist, Boston Public Schools

Alexander Freeman
School Psychologist, Boston Public Schools

Melissa Pearrow, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Counseling & School Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston

Amy Kaye, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships Program

Brian Daniels, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Counseling & School Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston

Jennifer Freeman, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut 


To contact members of the CBHM Research Committee, contact us!

To submit a CBHM Scholarly Pursuit, please complete this form!


Process for CBHM Research Requests:

To request data or research related activities related to CBHM implementation, please see the following process. All requests must be both reviewed by both our Research Committee and our Executive Workgroup.

Please note that requests will take 2 to 3 months to process.

Download the CBHM Research Request Form

CBHM Research Request Process


Other Relevant Research

In addition, CBHM reviews external research which is relevant to CBHM implementation across the district. To read more about the need for CBHM in Boston or the use of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, check out the following resources:

Health of Boston’s Children:  Click here to view the Health of Boston’s Children report commissioned by Mayor Menino. CBHM work across the district is designed to significantly improve many of the outcomes mentioned in this report!

Response to Intervention (RTI): A Primer for Parents:  Click here to view the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) information sheet on Response to Intervention, or RTI. CBHM is utilizing an RTI approach to address the behavioral health needs of Boston’s Children.

Creating Safe, Healthy and Supportive Learning Environments to Increase the Success of All Students:  Click here to view the Final Report of the Massachusetts Behavioral Health and Public Schools Task Force. This report outlines important findings which are driving state-wide policies and CBHM work within BPS. 


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