Jami Furr, Ph.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Senior Psychologist in the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) Program, and the Selective Mutism Program at the Center for Children and Families at Florida International University (FIU). Dr. Furr serves as the current President of the Selective Mutism Association, where she has been a member of the Board of Directors for the last 4 years. Dr. Furr has extensive expertise in cognitive-behavioral treatments and telehealth adaptations of treatments for childhood anxiety, disruptive behavior disorders, and selective mutism, with a focus on preschool mental health, and serves as a trainer and consultant on the largest PCORI-funded project on anxiety in youth. She directed the first randomized clinical trial of the intensive group behavioral treatment for selective mutism in young children, published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Her selective mutism program has been featured in the media, including The New York Times. She was an inaugural Associate Editor for Evidence Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health for 3 years. Prior to joining FIU, she served as Clinical Director of the Child Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders of Boston University, where she began their Selective Mutism Program. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University, completed her clinical internship at the NYU-Bellevue Clinical Psychology Internship Program and NYU Child Study Center, and finished her training in a NIH-funded Postdoctoral Fellowship at the NYU Child Study Center.