Sarah Owens, Ph.D.
Faculty Affiliate

Home Miz­zou Depart­ment:
Edu­ca­tion­al, School & Coun­sel­ing Psychology

Phone: 573–884-4584

3 Hill Hall, Colum­bia MO

Sarah Owens is an Assis­tant Teach­ing Pro­fes­sor in School Psy­chol­o­gy and a MPSI fac­ul­ty affil­i­ate. Her research inter­ests encom­pass effec­tive imple­men­ta­tion and trans­la­tion of evi­dence-based prac­tices into schools to sup­port at-risk stu­dents. Cur­rent­ly, her research focus­es include pro­gram eval­u­a­tion of applied projects with the Boone Coun­ty Schools Men­tal Health Coali­tion (Co-Direc­tor), devel­op­ment of the Uni­ver­sal Fideli­ty Imple­men­ta­tion Tool (UFIT) in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Dr. Shan­non Holmes, and under­stand­ing the most appro­pri­ate and effec­tive ways to adapt inter­ven­tions in a cul­tur­al­ly sen­si­tive manner.


  • Imple­men­ta­tion Science, 
  • Fideli­ty of Implementation, 
  • Sup­port­ing Men­tal Health of at-Risk Students, 
  • Cul­tur­al­ly Sen­si­tive Imple­men­ta­tion Practices. 

Other University Page