Jessica Heller is an intern in the Healthy Brain Network Initiative at the Child Mind Institute. She recently graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a double degree in psychology and public policy. She is currently continuing her education at the New York University Silver School of Social Work and plans to get her licensed clinical social work title.
During her time at the University of Maryland, Jessica worked in substance use treatment centers in Baltimore City, where she performed structured clinical interviews. She also worked with children with learning disabilities, using applied behavioral analysis (ABA) to assist with daily tasks.
Jessica is passionate about supporting children with mental health and learning disorders, and hopes to expand her work and education at the Child Mind Institute.
- Research Assistant, Clinical & Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, College Park, MD
- Behavior Analyst Assistant, Positive Behavior Support Corp, Potomac, MD
- BA, Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park
- BA, Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park