Dr. Bunger investigates strategies for promoting coordinated, high-quality care. Her research focuses on collaboration and competition among human service organizations, and implementation of evidence-based practices. She is currently examining the implementation, costs, and impact of a system demonstration to improve children’s access to evidence-based behavioral health services in partnership with local child welfare and behavioral health agency partners. This work is informed by specialized training in mental health systems, dissemination, and implementation research.
PhD, Social Work, Washington University in Saint Louis
MSW, Social Work, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
BA, Psychology, Susquehanna University