Assistant Professor, School of Special Education, School Psychology & Early Childhood Studies, College of Education

Joni Splett, PhD


Dr. Joni Splett is an Assistant Professor in the School of Special Education, School Psychology & Early Childhood Studies, and College of Education. Broadly, Dr. Splett’s research focuses on the prevention and intervention of emotional and behavioral concerns for youth in schools. She is currently working on projects related to universal mental health screening, child and adolescent mental health service utilization trends in school and community settings, expanding multi-tiered systems of support to be inclusive of mental health promotion, prevention and intervention (Interconnected Systems Framework), and continued development and testing of a cognitive-behavioral, self-regulatory intervention for girls in middle school demonstrating relationally aggressive behaviors and their families called GIRLSS (Growing Interpersonal Relationships through Learning and Systemic Supports). Dr. Splett has mentored three University Scholars in the past and is currently mentoring another. 

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