Angela Blizzard

Angela Blizzard

Education

FIU Clinical Science PhD Program Mentor: Dr. Bagner

B.A. Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research Interests

Angela Blizzard is first-year a doctoral student in the Clinical Science Ph.D. program at FIU. She is broadly interested in the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychological interventions in public child serving systems. Specifically, her interests include 1) advancing training and workforce development for providers in evidence-based interventions, 2) organizational and systemic factors that ameliorate uptake of evidence-based interventions in public child serving systems, and 3) examining factors that improve parental engagement in treatment.

Publications

Stephan, S., Connors, E., & Blizzard, A. (2015). Improving quality in school mental health: Editorial note. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 8(3).

Weiss, C., Blizzard, A., Vaughan, C., Sydnor-Diggs, T., Edwards, S., & Stephan, S. (2015). Supporting youth during the transition from impatient hospitalization to school. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 24(2), 373-383.

Stephan, S., Blizzard, A., & Connors, E. (2015). Increasing global knowledge exchange in school mental health: Editorial note. Advances in School Mental Health Promotion, 8(1).

Presentations

Blizzard, A., Weiss, C., Mosby, A., Lever, N., Pruitt, D., & Stephan, S. (September, 2014). The School Transition Program: Outcomes of a pilot intervention to support youth exiting inpatient psychiatric care. Workshop presented at 19th annual Advancing School Mental Health conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Stephan, S. & Blizzard, A., (June, 2014). The role of SBHCs in supporting the transition from intensive psychiatric care to the school and community. Workshop conducted at the 19th annual School Based Health Alliance Convention, Seattle, WA.

Blizzard, A., Weiss, C., Wideman, R., & Stephan, S. (May, 2014). Needs and perspectives of caregivers during the hospital to school transition: A mixed-methods approach. Poster session presented at annual University of Maryland Psychiatry Research Day, Baltimore, MD.

Blizzard, A. & Bernstein, L. (March, 2014). Adherence to the Wraparound model in Maryland's Demonstration Waiver. In S. Peters (Chair), symposium presented at 27th annual Children's Mental Health Research and Policy Conference, Tampa, FL