The CBHM Research & Implementation Committee is focused on analyzing student outcomes to evaluate the effectiveness of CBHM Implementation across the district. Our team is made up of core members from within BPS and from our community partners, Boston Children's Hospital, UMass Boston, and Boston University. In addition, we welcome graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in or working on CBHM-related projects.
Andria Amador is the Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services, supervising all school psychologists in the district.
Alexis Ervin is the Project Manager for BHS, supporting partnerships between BPS and community agencies.
Amy Briesch is a Professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Northeastern University.
Melissa Pearrow is a Full Professor of Counseling and School Psychology at University of Massachusetts Boston
Brian Daniels is a Professor of Counseling and School Psychology at University of Massachusetts Boston
Jen Green is a Professor in the Special Education department at Boston University
Lindsay Fallon is a Professor of Counseling and School Psychology at University of Massachusetts Boston
The BHS Research and Implementation Coordinator is a BHS administrator who leads the work of the BHS Research and Implementation Committee.
The BHS district Coach is a BHS school psychologist who provides implementation supports to school psychologists and their school teams in the implementation of CBHM/MTSS
Click here to view the report commissioned by Mayor Menino. CBHM work across the district is designed to significantly improve many of the outcomes mentioned in this report.
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 in BPS.
Click here to view the NASP information sheet on RtI. CBHM is utilizing an RtI approach to address the behavioral health needs of Boston's children.