Lisa Sanetti


Educational Psychology


Research Scientist

Academic Degrees:

Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
M.S. Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
B.A. Psychology, Boston College, 1999

Areas of Expertise:

Implementation Science

Educator Wellbeing

School-Based Mental Health


Dr. Sanetti received her Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2006 and joined the faculty at UConn in 2007. She has been a licensed psychologist in Connecticut since 2009 and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2012. Her primary areas of research interest involve implementation science, translation of evidence-based strategies in schools, and school-based mental health. She has authored over 60 articles, book chapters, and professional development resources. She received the Lightner Witmer Award from the American Psychological Association for her early career scholarship related to implementation, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and is a member of the Society for the Study of School Psychology. Dr. Sanetti was named the 2015-2016 University of Connecticut Teaching Fellow for her high-quality graduate instruction. In a 2017 study on faculty productivity it was determined that Dr. Sanetti is in the top 20 most prolific contributors to the 5 primary journals in school psychology. In addition, she is an Associate Editor for the Journal of School Psychology, serves on the editorial boards of  School Psychology Review, School Psychology Forum, and Psychology in the Schools, and is an ad hoc reviewer for a number of other journals. Prior to joining the faculty at UConn, she was a behavioral consultant serving schools throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. In this role, she provided assessment and intervention services to children with significant disabilities and/or mental health issues and their families and educators.

Selected Publications/Presentations:


Sanetti, L. M. H., & Collier-Meek, M. A. (2019). Increasing implementation science literacy to address the research-to-practice gap in school psychology. Journal of School Psychology. doi: 10.1016/j.jsp.2019.07.008

Sanetti, L. M. H. & Luh, H. (2019). Fidelity of implementation in the field of learning disabilities. Learning Disability Quarterly. doi: 10.1177/0731948719851514

Cochrane, W. S., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Minster, M. C. (2019). School psychologists’ beliefs and practices about treatment integrity in 2008 and 2017. Psychology in the Schools, 56, 295-306.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., Levin, J. R., Kratochwill, T. R., & Boyle, A. M. (2019). Evaluating implementation supports delivered within problem-solving consultation. Journal of School Psychology, 72, 91-111.


Fallon, L. M., Sanetti, L. M. H., Chafouleas, S. M., Faggella-Luby, M. N., & Briesch, A. M. (2018). Direct training to increase inter-rater agreement between observer’s and teachers’ self-report ratings of treatment integrity. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 43, 196-211.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Johnson, A. H., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2018). Evaluating the fit of the ecological framework for implementation influences. Assessment for Effective Intervention.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Boyle, A. M. (2018). Barriers to implementation of classroom management and behavior support plans: An exploratory investigation. Psychology in the Schools. DOI: 10.1002/pits.22127

Morales, L., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2018). Students with disabilities and postsecondary education: Service brief for school psychologists. The School Psychologist, 72 (2), 19-31.

Long, A. C. J., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Connolly, J. (2018). Examining behavioral consultation plus computer-based implementation planning on teachers’ intervention implementation in an alternative school. Remedial and Special Education, 39, 106-117.

Collier-Meek, M. A., & Sanetti, L. M. H. (2018). Treatment integrity of a homework intervention: Evaluating parent and student adherence, exposure, and program differentiation. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1-13.

Sanetti, L. M. H., Williamson, K., Long, A. C. J., & Kratochwill, T. R. (2018). Increasing teacher implementation of classroom management practices through consultation, implementation planning, and participant modeling. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 20, 1-17.


Sanetti, L. M. H. (2017). Increasing equitable care for youth through coordinated school health. Psychology in the Schools. 54, 1312-1318.

Collier-Meek, M. A., Sanetti, L. M. H., & Fallon, L. M. (2017). Incorporating applied behavior analysis to assess and support educator’s treatment integrity. Psychology in the Schools 54, 446-460. DOI: 10.1002/pits.22001

Honors / Awards:

Member, Society for the Study of School Psychology, 2018

Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 16, 2018

Article of the Year, finalist  2015 – Journal of School Psychology

University of Connecticut Teaching Fellow 2015-2016

Lightner Witmer Award 2012 – American Psychological Association

Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award 2012 – Neag School of Education

Early Career Scholar 2009 – Society for the Study of School Psychology

Outstanding Dissertation of the Year 2007 – Wisconsin School Psychology Association


American Psychological Association, Divisions 16

National Association of School Psychologists

Association of Psychological Science

Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy

Connecticut Association of School Psychologists

Lisa Sanetti
Contact Information
Phone860 486 2747
Curriculum Vitae Sanetti CV - 11.1.19
Mailing AddressUnit 3064
Office LocationGentry 011B
Office HoursBy appointment