Jill Del Pozzo, M.A.

Dr. Del Pozzo

Jill Del Pozzo, M.A. is a third-year PhD student in clinical psychology, with a forensic concentration, at Montclair State University (MSU). She is also an adjunct instructor at MSU and teaches Psychology and Law to undergraduates. Jill received an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University in 2012 and a B.A. from Seton Hall University in 2010. Her research interests include serious and persistent mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia and first episode psychosis), risk factors for psychosis, trauma, aggression, and violence risk assessment. Her clinical interests include serious mental illness, consultation, forensic assessment and evaluation, expert testimony, and competency to stand trial. Jill is currently an extern in the Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) at the VA New Jersey Health Care System in East Orange, NJ. She is also an extern at a private practice working with high-risk adolescents and young adults, as well as with police and other public safety members. Prior to MSU, Jill was a Research Teaching Specialist for the Division of Schizophrenia Research at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for four years where she worked on several research projects. Jill is also actively involved in both community and professional service, including working at a soup kitchen, serving as a counselor at Camp Sunshine in Maine (Go Camp Sunshine!), reviewing for academic conferences and journals, and serving on several student committees at MSU, the Society for Research in Psychopathology, and the American Psychology-Law Society. In her (not so) free time, Jill enjoys playing ice hockey, spending time with her golden retriever Riley, baking, reading, traveling, and binge watching tv shows.