Natalie Romer, Ph.D., NCSP
Natalie Romer is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida. She works within the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities. Dr. Romer is Coordinator for the Florida Department of Education’s Now is the Time Project for Advancing Resilience and Wellness in Education (NITT-AWARE-SEA) program and also supports the School Climate Transformation grant, both of which are being implemented in collaboration with Florida’s Positive Behavioral Interventions Support Project.
Dr. Romer received her doctorate from the University of Oregon’s School Psychology program and completed her internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute where she provided integrated behavioral health services to children and their families, taught, and conducted research. Dr. Romer has extensive experience implementing evidence-based interventions to children, adolescents, and families in school and community settings. Her research interests include strength-based approaches to universal screening, behavioral health intervention, and implementation of multi-tiered systems of social and emotional behavior supports.