Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Steven Jay Berkowitz

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Director, Center for Youth and Family Traumatic Stress Recovery at Penn, Hall-Mercer
Director, Philadelphia Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Service, Hall-Mercer, Phila., PA
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital-Hall Mercer MHC
245 South 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-5383
Fax: 215-829-5376
BA (Liberal Arts)
St. John's College, Annapolis, MD, 1982.
cert. (Post Baccalaureate Program)
Bryn Mawr College, 1985.
M.D. (Medicine)
Hahnemann University, College of Medicine, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident General Psychiatry , Yale University, School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, 1989-1993.
Resident Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Yale University, School of Medicine Child Study Center, 1993-1995.
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Selected Publications

Berkowitz, SJ: Rethinking Trauma. (with Bessel Van Der Kolk). Voices in the Family, WHYY January 26 2015.

Berkowitz, S., Northrup, J: Stress, Trauma, and the Developing Brain. New Applications for Forensic Psychiatry. Weiss, K, Watson, C (eds.). Yale University Press, 2015.

Berkowitz, SJ: Let kids talk about what they saw, what they’re feeling, Franklin Regional parents told Tribune-Review April 10 2014.

Berkowitz, SJ: Responding to the Stabbing at Franklin Regional. CNN April 10 2014.

Berkowitz, SJ: Students Recount What Happened During Stabbing. USAA Today April 9 2014.

Berkowitz, S.: Relationship Between Interpersonal Trauma and Symptom Endorsement on the K-SADS-PL. Society for Pediatric Psychology Annual Meeting March 2014.

Berkowitz, SJ: Chronic Stress and Our Children. The Pulse, WHYY February 28 2014.

Marsac, M, Berkowitz, S: Indicated and Selective Preventive Interventions in Disaster and Trauma. Child and Adolescent Clinics of North America. Cozza, S, Cohen J (eds.). 23(2): 383-397, 2014.

Cummings, M, Berkowitz S, : Treatment of Childhood Physical Abuse and Neglect: An Updated Review. Current Psychiatry Reports 1: 429, 2014.

Berkowitz, SJ: Emotional Turmoil May Follow Physical Ordeal, Experts Warn. interview Wall Street Journal June 8 2013.

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