Amy L. Green, Ph.D.
Amy Green is an Instructor/Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida. She received her Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in behavioral health from the USF College of Public Health. She also holds a Master’s degree in psychological sciences from James Madison University and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stetson University.
Dr. Green’s research interests include the provision of support services to promote parent engagement in education and mental health services, caregiver strain and mental health services utilization, and the provision of behavioral health services and supports through faith-based organizations. Dr. Green currently teaches several courses in the Master’s degree program in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health at USF, including Research and Evaluation, School-Based Behavioral Health Services, and Financing of Children’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Dr. Green previously served as the project coordinator for the Parent Connectors program, a peer-to-peer support program for families of youth with emotional and behavioral disorders, and currently serves as a consultant for a federally-funded randomized-controlled trial examining the effectiveness of the intervention with families of youth receiving special education services. She is also part of the evaluation team for the Florida AWARE project, which is aimed at promoting student mental health and wellness in schools through the provision of mental health services within a multi-tiered system of services and supports.