Jennifer Mautone PhD

Faculty Member

Jennifer Mautone is a faculty member at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Associate Director of Psychosocial Research in Primary Care in CHOP’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Mautone is also the Clinical Director of the Healthy Minds, Healthy Kids program, CHOP’s integrated behavioral health service in primary care practices.

Dr. Mautone is a school psychologist with particular expertise in psychosocial interventions for treating ADHD and disruptive behavior disorders. She focuses on family-school-health system collaboration, classroom consultation and integrated behavioral health in primary care settings. She also has a special interest in increasing access to high-quality, culturally competent care for underserved children and families.

In the past, Dr. Mautone has served as principal investigator on a grant funded by the Institute of Education Sciences designed to develop and validate a measure of teacher knowledge of early literacy. She is currently Co-Principal Investigator for a clinical trial funded by the Institute of Education Sciences to evaluate the effectiveness of an organizational skills treatment program in schools. She also serves as co-investigator and program director for a clinical trial being conducted in the School District of Philadelphia designed to scale up evidence-based interventions for anxiety and disruptive behavior in underserved urban schools. In the future, she hopes to continue working with school district and city mental health officials to further evaluate the Partnering to Achieve School Success program in primary care practices serving publicly insured children in Philadelphia.

She joined CHOP in 2007 and the faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine in 2014 and has been involved in research, teaching and clinical practice throughout her time at CHOP. Dr. Mautone received her PhD in pediatric school psychology from Lehigh University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical child psychology at the CHOP Center for Management of ADHD.