Erika Franta, PhD

PsychologyErika Franta Bretcher, PhD
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-6408

Professional Summary

Erika Franta Bretscher, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She received her PhD in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She completed her doctoral internship at Travis County Juvenile Probation in Austin, TX and completed her post-doctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. 

Dr. Franta is the School Mental Health Program Director for the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and a Co-Coordinator for the Comprehensive School-Based Mental Health Training Program. She conducts her clinical time by providing consultation to a multi-disciplinary team serving youth currently detained in a local county, as well as providing training and technical assistance to regional and local educational and mental health teams in comprehensive school mental health systems. She also provides supervision and training in integrate care services and school-based psychoeducational assessment and consultation services. Her clinical interests include comprehensive school-based mental health services and consultation, psychoeducational and risk assessment, and prevention, evaluation, and treatment of youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Dr. Franta's research interests includes implementation science, school-based mental health services, and data-based problem solving and decision making.


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