Jennifer Mautone is a faculty member at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and senior clinical director of Behavioral Health Integration and Research in Primary Care for 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 and integration of behavioral health services into pediatric primary care practices and schools. 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 co-investigator and research director for a clinical trial conducted in the School District of Philadelphia designed to scale up evidence-based interventions for anxiety and disruptive behavior in underserved urban schools. 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 is also 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. Additionally, Dr. Mautone serves as the program director for a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) funded Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training program grant designed to provide interprofessional training in integrated primary care to build the work force of behavioral health clinicians prepared to address the behavioral health needs of children in high need/high demand areas.
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.