Jami Furr

Jami Furr

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 141
Email: jfurr@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3258

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • B.A., Psychology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

Research Interests

Jami Furr, Ph.D., Associate Clinical Director of the Center for Children and Families, has clinical expertise and research interests in cognitive-behavioral treatment of childhood anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders, with a focus on preschool mental health. Specifically, she specializes in weekly and intensive treatment programs for preschool aged children with selective mutism, and obsessive compulsive disorder and other anxiety disorders, as well as in parent-child interaction therapy for young children with disruptive behavior disorders.

Select Publications

Furr, J.M., Comer, J.S., Edmunds, J.E., & Kendall, P.C. (2010). Disasters and youth: A meta-analytic examination of posttraumatic stress. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78, 765-780.

Comer, J.S., Roy, A.K., Furr, J.M., Gotimer, K., Beidas, R.S., Dugas, M.J., & Kendall, P.C. (2009). The Intolerance of Uncertainty Scale for Children: A psychometric evaluation. Psychological Assessment, 21, 402-411.

Hughes, A., Furr, J.M., Sood, E., Barmish, A., & Hedtke, K. (2009). Anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders in parents of children with anxiety disorders. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 40, 405-419.

Comer, J.S., Furr, J.M., Beidas, R., Weiner, C.L., & Kendall, P.C. (2008). Children and terrorism-related news: Training parents in coping and media literacy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76, 568-578.

Comer, J.S., Furr, J.M., Beidas, R.S., Babyar, H.M., & Kendall, P.C. (2008). Media use and children’s perceptions of societal threat and personal vulnerability. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 622-630.

Kendall, P.C., Gosch, E., Furr, J.M., & Sood, E. (2008). Flexibility within fidelity. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 47, 987-993.