Jordana Muroff

MuroffAssociate Professor, Clinical Practice
Phone: (617) 358-4661
jmuroff@bu.edu

 

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Education

BA (Psychology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
MSW (Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
PhD (Social Work and Psychology), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Veteran’s Affairs, HSR&D Center of Excellence, University of Michigan, Center for Behavioral and Decision Sciences in Medicine

Courses Taught

CP 781    Clinical Social Work Assessment and Intervention
CP 795    Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment
CP 770    Clinical Practice with Individuals
SR 904   Quantitative Clinical Research Methods

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Developing and testing empirically supported mental health interventions (e.g., group cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT) for hoarding); Developing and testing technology supported mental health interventions (e.g., web-based, smartphone); Reducing disparities and improving access to mental health services for vulnerable populations

*Denotes student participation in project

*Tooke, A., Konrad, J., & Muroff, J. (2016). Towards automatic assessment of compulsive hoarding from images.  ICIP, 2016.

Tolin, D.F., Frost, R.O., Steketee, G., Muroff, J. (2015) Cognitive behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder: A meta-analysis. Depression and Anxiety, 32(3), 158-166.

Muroff, J., Steketee, G., Frost, R., & Tolin, D. (2014). Cognitive behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder: Follow-up findings and predictors of outcome. Depression and Anxiety, 31(12), 964-971.

Muroff, J., Underwood, P. & Steketee, G. (2014). Group treatment for hoarding disorder: Therapist guide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Muroff, J., Steketee, G, Bratiotis, C., & *Ross, A. (2012). Group cognitive and behavioral therapy and bibliotherapy for hoarding: A pilot trial. Depression and Anxiety, 29(7), 597-604.

Muroff, J. (2011). Thinking outside the box: Novel delivery methods for treating hoarding. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 4, 280-296.

Muroff, J., Steketee, G., Himle, J., & Frost, R. (2010). Delivery of internet treatment for compulsive hoarding (D.I.T.C.H.). Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(1), 79-85.

Muroff, J., Steketee, G., *Rasmussen, J. *Gibson, A., *Bratiotis, C. Sorrentino, C. (2009). Group cognitive behavioral treatment for compulsive hoarding: A preliminary trial. Depression and Anxiety, 26, 634-640.

Muroff, J., Edelsohn, G., Joe, S., Ford, B. (2008). The role of race in diagnostic and disposition decision-making in a pediatric psychiatric emergency service (PES). General Hospital Psychiatry, 30(3), 269-276.

Muroff, J. R., Jackson, J. S., Mowbray, C.T., & Himle, J.A. (2007). The influence of gender, patient volume and time on clinical diagnostic decision-making in the psychiatric emergency services (PES). General Hospital Psychiatry, 29, 481-488.

*Denotes student participation in project

Edsell-Vetter, J. & Muroff, J. (2016, July). Paths toward change: Innovative approaches in training,  assessment, and interventions for hoarding. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation, Chicago, IL.

Muroff, J., Underwood, P., Steketee, G. (2015, August). Group CBT for hoarding delivered in a  community setting: Follow-up results. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the International OCD Foundation, Boston, MA.

Muroff, J., *Robinson, W., Chassler, D., Lopez, L.M., Dargon-Hart, S, Stewart, E., De Jesus, D.,  Dinauer, S, Johnson, K., Lundgren, L.M. (2015, January). Use of a smartphone application for Latinos with mental health and substance abuse disorders. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Muroff, J., Bratiotis, C,. Kane, J., Scammell, M., *Prado, M., *Chiger, A., & *Russ, A. (2014,  November). Hoarding intervention in public housing: A pilot study. Paper presented at the 48th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Kelley, A.A., Muroff, J., Steketee, G., *Wernick, J., Glossner, K., Busfield, J., Frost, R., & Tolin, D. (2014, March). All in the family: Hoarding across the generations. Paper presented at the 34th Anxiety Disorders Association of America Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

Muroff, J., & Steketee, G. (2013, July). Identifying core vulnerabilities for hoarding among young adults. Paper presented at the 6th World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Lima, Peru.

Muroff, J. (2013, January). Interventions in the real world: A lot at stake. Symposium organizer and Paper presented (Group treatment for hoarding: a community-based pilot) at the 17th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Diego, CA.

Muroff, J., Steketee, G., Frost, R., & Tolin, D. (2011, March). CBT for hoarding: What works best, so far. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of Anxiety Disorders Association of America Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Muroff, J. (2010, November). Web-based cognitive behavioral (CBT) interventions for hoarding. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Storch, E.A., Muroff, J., Lewin, A.B., Geller, D., *Ross, A., McCarthy, K., Morgan, J., Frost, R., & Steketee, G. (2010, November). Development and psychometric evaluation of the children’s saving inventory. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.

Principal Investigator. (2016-2019). CASA CHESS: Smartphone Technology to Enhance Engagement with Behavioral and Primary Care Services Among Latinos with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders, Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). 

Co-PIs: Konrad and Muroff. (2015-2016). Towards Automatic, Image-Based Assessment of Hoarding, 2015 Dean’s Catalyst Award, Boston University College of Engineering, 

Principal Investigator. (2013-2016). Smartphone Technology to Reduce Relapse Among Latinos with Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disorders. Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Principal Investigator.  (2009-2010). The Role of Coaching in Treating Compulsive Hoarding, Grants for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarship (GUTS), Boston University.

Suicide Education Enhancement Project (S.E.E.P), Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of Suicide Prevention (PI:Ruth; Co-PI:Muroff; 2007-2009)

Delivery of Internet Treatment for Compulsive Hoarding (D.I.T.C.H.). Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (PI: Muroff, 2007-2008)

Group Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Compulsive Hoarding. Boston University School of Social Work, Dean’s Award (2007-2008)

Building Resilient Immigrant Families: Fortaleciendo a Familias Immigrantes. Faculty Development Grant, Adelphi University, in collaboration with Beverly Araujo, Ph.D (2006-2007)

2016- Program Chair, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

2016 Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Fellow

Recipient, Beck Institute Scholarship Competition, 2010

NIH Summer Institute on Design and Development of Quantitative Research on Social Work Interventions in Health, 2006

Ph.D. Dissertation Minority Health Statistics Grant Program Award, 2004

Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2003

Spot (clinical service) Award, Department of Social Work, University of Michigan Health System, 2003


Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (L.I.C.S.W.), Commonwealth of Massachusetts