Jennifer Wright-Berryman

Jennifer Wright-Berryman

Associate Professor

Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-556-4411
Email wrigh2jb@ucmail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. Wright-Berryman is an Associate Professor of Social Work in the College of Allied Health Sciences. She recieved her PhD in social work from Indiana University School of Social Work, with a PhD minor in Epidemiology from the Indiana University Department of Public Health in the IU School of Medicine.  Dr. Wright-Berryman began teaching at UC Blue Ash in 2013 and developed the pre-social work program there.  She then moved to the UC School of Social Work the fall of 2014.  Dr. Wright-Berryman's research interests involve adolescent and adult suicide, severe mental disorders, and physcial health among adults with severe mental disorders.  Dr. Wright-Berryman is the clinical principal investigator for Clarigent Health, a technology company using machine learning/natural language processing to identify suicide risk. She currently oversees a national study with Clarigent. Dr. Wright-Berryman is also on the research team with Hope Squad, an international, peer-to-peer, school-based suicide prevention program. Dr. Wright-Berryman teaches mental health policy and interprfessinoal suicide prevention for the health professions.

Recent Publications:
Wright-Berryman, J., Thompson, D. & Cramer, R.J. (2021, under review). Reducing Suicide-Related Stigma through Peer-to-Peer School-Based Suicide Prevention Programming. Children and Schools.
 
Cohen, J., Wright-Berryman, J. et al. (2021, under review). Integration and Validation of a Natural Language Processing Machine Learning Suicide Risk Prediction Model in the Emergency Department. Frontiers in Psychiatry.

La Guardia, A., Wright-Berryman, J., Cramer, R.J., Kaniuka, A.R., & Adams Tufts, K. (2021, Online First). Interprofessional Suicide Prevention Education: Training Insights from a Course Disrupted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Crisis.
 
Cohen, J., Wright-Berryman, J. Rohlfs, L. Wright, D. Campbell, M. Gingrich, D. Santel, D., & Pestian, J. (2021). A Feasibility Study Using a Machine Learning Suicide Risk Prediction Model Based on Open-Ended Interview Language in Adolescent Therapy Sessions.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
 
Cramer, R.J., La Guardia, A.C., Wright-Berryman, J., Long, M.M., & Adams Tufts, K. (2019).  Integrating Interprofessional Education into Suicide Prevention Training: Results from a Continuous Quality Improvement Project. Social Work in Public Health.    https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19371918.2019.1635950
 
Wright-Berryman, J., Hudnall, G., Bledsoe, C., & Lloyd, M. (2018). Suicide Concern Reporting among Utah Youths Served by a School-Based Peer-to-Peer Prevention Program. Children & Schools41(1), 35-44.

Education

PhD: Indiana University Indianapolis, IN, 2014 (Social Work Minor: Epidemiology)

Research and Practice Interests

Suicide prevention, mental health, death studies

Research Support

Grant: #CCTST Community Health Grant Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 05-01-2018 -04-30-2019 National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Engaging, educating, and training parents in school-based suicide prevention. Role:PI $7,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #18-227-400362-010 (SM062894 ODURF) Investigators:La Guardia, Amanda; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 05-01-2018 -09-21-2019 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Testing an Interprofessional Education Suicide Prevention Program for Health Professions Students Role:Collaborator $33,484.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Hope Squad AY18-19 Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 09-01-2018 -04-30-2019 Grant Us Hope Effectiveness of Hope Squad, a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program on suicide-related outcomes in Cincinnati, Ohio. Role:PI $32,000.00 Active Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #Hope Squad AY 19-20 Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 09-01-2019 -04-30-2020 Grant Us Hope Effectiveness of Hope Squad, a peer-to-peer suicide prevention program on suicide-related outcomes in Cincinnati, Ohio. Role:PI $32,000.00 Awarded Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #OSPF / SM062894 Investigators:La Guardia, Amanda; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 10-01-2019 -09-30-2020 Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Implementation of an Interprofessional Education Suicide Prevention Training Program for Health Professions Students Role:Collaborator $41,971.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #AY 2019-2020 Award Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 09-15-2019 -05-15-2020 Clarigent Health Classification and Assessment of Mental Health Performance Using Schematics (CAMPUS) Role:PI $36,000.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Grant: #2020 Sponsored Clinical Research Agreement Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 08-15-2020 -04-30-2021 Clarigent Health Classification and Assessment of Mental Health Performance Using Schematics (CAMPUS) Role:PI $28,026.76 Awarded Level:Industry

Investigators:Wright-Berryman, Jennifer 08-15-2021 -04-30-2022 Clarigent Health Improving the performance of an AI-enabled clinical decision support tool for detecting suicidal risk and other mental health concerns. Role:PI 0.00 Hold Level:Industry

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wright-Berryman, Jennifer L; Salyers, Michelle P; O'Halloran, James P; Kemp, Aaron S; Mueser, Kim T; Diazoni, Amanda J (2013. ) Consumer and provider responses to a computerized version of the Illness Management and Recovery Program.Psychiatric rehabilitation journal, , 36 (4 ) ,231-5 More Information

McGrew, John H; White, Laura M; Stull, Laura G; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer (2013. ) A comparison of self-reported and phone-administered methods of ACT fidelity assessment: a pilot study in Indiana.Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), , 64 (3 ) ,272-6 More Information

Wright-Berryman, Jennifer L; McGuire, Alan B; Salyers, Michelle P A review of consumer-provided services on assertive community treatment and intensive case management teams: implications for future research and practice.Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, , 17 (1 ) ,37-44 More Information

Rollins, Angela L; McGrew, John H; Kukla, Marina; McGuire, Alan B; Flanagan, Mindy E; Hunt, Marcia G; Leslie, Doug L; Collins, Linda A; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer L; Hicks, Lia J; Salyers, Michelle P (2016. ) Comparison of Assertive Community Treatment Fidelity Assessment Methods: Reliability and Validity.Administration and policy in mental health, , 43 (2 ) ,157-67 More Information

Bonfils, Kelsey A; Adams, Erin L; Mueser, Kim T; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer L; Salyers, Michelle P (2015. ) Factor structure of the autonomy preference index in people with severe mental illness.Psychiatry research, , 228 (3 ) ,526-30 More Information

Rollins, Angela L; Wright-Berryman, Jennifer; Henry, Nancy H; Quash, Alicia M; Benbow, Kyle; Bonfils, Kelsey A; Hedrick, Heidi; Miller, Alex P; Firmin, Ruthie; Salyers, Michelle P (2017. ) Managing physical and mental health conditions: Consumer perspectives on integrated care.Social work in mental health, , 15 (1 ) ,66-79 More Information

Wright-Berryman, J.L. & Cremering, A. (2017. ) Physical health decision making and decision-making preferences of individuals with severe mental illness. Social Work in Mental Health, , 15 (6 ) ,651-662

Wright-Berryman, J.L. & Kim, H.W. (2016. ) Physical health decision-making autonomy preferences for adults with severe mental illness in integrated care. Journal of Social Service Research, , 42 (3 ) ,281-294

Wright-Berryman, J.L., Hudnall, G., Hopkins, R. & Bledsoe, C. (2018. ) Hope Squads: Peer-to-peer suicide prevention in schools. Children & Schools, , 40 (2 ) ,125-126

Wright-Berryman, J.L., Hudnall, G., Bledsoe, C., & Lloyd, M. (2018. ) Suicide Concern Reporting among Utah Youths Served by a School-Based Peer-to-Peer Prevention Program. Children & Schools, , 41 (1 ) ,35-44

Cramer, R.J., La Guardia, A.C., Wright-Berryman, J., Long, M.M., & Adams Tufts, K. (2019. ) Integrating Interprofessional Education into Suicide Prevention Training: Results from a Continuous Quality Improvement Project.  .Social Work in Public Health. , ,

Honors and Awards

2019 Faculty Excellence Award in Research University of Cincinnati Office of Research

2018 Grant Us Hope Award for excellence in research and implementation of suicide prevention in Cincinnati Schools

2011 The Jerry Powers Spirit of Inquiry Award for Excellence in Research The Jerry Powers Spirit of Inquiry Award for Excellence in Research

Contact Information

Academic - Health Sciences Building
3225 Eden Avenue
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-556-4411
wrigh2jb@ucmail.uc.edu