985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Jennifer Burt is a licensed psychologist and an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. She received her PhD in school psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her internship and post-doctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. Dr. Burt provides clinical services in an integrated behavioral health clinic at Children’s Physicians Dundee. Her clinical and research interests focus on the integration of behavioral health into primary care and school settings, acceptance commitment therapy, screening in pediatric settings, and violence prevention and trauma. Dr. Burt also has an active interest in prevention and promoting parental knowledge of developmental milestones and positive parenting practices. She has received funding through the CDC’s Learn the Signs Act Early campaign (LTSAE) to assist with the development of resources for the campaign and served as the Nebraska Act Early Ambassador. Dr. Burt was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and received training in leadership and health equity. She works with a team at UNMC, UNO and the community on hospital and community-based violence prevention efforts in Omaha. Dr. Burt serves as a Faculty Trainer in Integrated Primary Care with the Mid-America Mental Health Technology and Transfer Center. She is the director of the postdoctoral fellowship training program at MMI and serves as a mentor/trainer for junior faculty, interns and postdoctoral fellows.
PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2008
MEd, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, 2001
B.A., University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, 1999
Research Interests and Projects
- Integrating pediatric behavioral health into primary care
- Behavioral health screening in primary care
- Increasing parental knowledge of developmental milestones and positive parenting practices
- Use of acceptance and commitment therapy in primary care
- Reidelberger, K., Raposo-Hadley, A., Greenaway, J., Farrens, A., Burt, J., Wylie, L., Armstrong, G., Foxall, M., Bauman, Z., Evans, C. (2021). Perceptions of Violence in Justice-Involved Youth. Surgery Open Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sopen.2021.04.002
- Valleley, R. J., Clarke, B., Roberts, H., Burt, J., Grennan, A., & Evans, J. H. (2020). Nebraska Pediatric Integrated Care Training (NE-PICT) model. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 8(3), 304–315. https://doi.org/10.1037/cpp0000362
- Snyder, B., Farrens, A., Raposo-Hadley, A., Tibbits, M., Burt, J., Bauman, Z. M., & Evans, C. H. (2020). Dusk to Dawn: evaluating the effect of a hospital-based youth violence prevention program on youths' perception of risk. Journal of trauma and acute care surgery.
- Valleley, R.,J., Meadows, T. J., Burt, J.D., Menousek, K., Hembree, K., Gathje, R., Kupzyk, K., Sevecke, J.R., & Lancaster, B., (2020). Demonstrating the impact of colocated behavioral health in pediatric primary care. Clinical Practice in Pediatric Psychology, 8(1), 13–24.
- Valleley, Leja, A., Clarke, B., Grennan, A., Burt, J., Menousek, K., Chadwell,M. Sjuts, T., Gathje, R., Kupzyk, K., & Hembree. K. (2019). Promoting Earlier Access to Pediatric Behavioral Health Services with Co-Located Care. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 40(4), 240-248.
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- Collaborative Family Health Care Association
- Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54)
- Nebraska Psychological Association (NPA)
- Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences
Outstanding Clinical Provider at Munroe-Meyer Institute (2018)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar (2017-2020)
Silver U Award, University of Nebraska Medical Center July (2015)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln School Psychology Student of the Year (2006)