school psychology phd student,
Jack Komer is a second year PhD student in the School Psychology program at Indiana University.Prior to coming to Indiana University, Jack received his B.S.Ed. in Inclusive Special Education from Miami University with dual teaching licensure in Mild/Moderate & Moderate/Intensive disabilities. Jack is primarily interested in research surrounding the provision/implementation of School Mental Health, SEL, Trauma-Informed Care and Crisis Prevention/Response. Additionally, Jack is interested in the provision of therapy and mental health treatment within school clinics as an accessible alternative to community mental health and advocacy for such an initiative. Within his time with the SBMH-RTI, Jack has also provided direct mental health interventions to students in a local school corporation and participated in numerous research projects. At the upcoming National Association of School Psychologists conference in February, Jack will be first presenter on a paper presentation and a secondary presenter on two other paper presentations led by SBMH-RTI researchers.