Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Chavis A. Patterson

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology, 2 Main, Room 2NW59A
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1653
Fax: 215-590-3051
B.S. (Psychology)
Tufts University, 1985.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
American University, 1994.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
American University, 1996.
Post-Graduate Training
Special Opportunity Fellow, Psychology, American University, Washington, D.C., 1987-1988.
Consortium Research Fellow, The Army Research Institute, Consortium of Universities, Washington, DC , 1987-1990.
Psychology Extern, Psychology, Center for Psychological and Learning Service, American University, Washington, D.C, 1989-1990.
Advanced Extern, Psychology, Center for Psychological and Learning Service, American University, Washington, D.C., 1990-1991.
Psychology Extern, Psychology , The National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1990-1991.
Psychology Intern, The Philadelphia Child Guidance Center, Philadelphia, PA , 1995-1996.
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Selected Publications

Psihogios AM, Daniel LC, Tarazi R, Smith-Whitley K, Patterson CA, Barakat LP: Family Functioning, Medical Self-Management, and Health Outcomes Among School-Aged Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Mediation Model. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 43(4): 423-433, May 2018 Notes:

Patterson C, Geller P, Hinson T, Mailey J: Video: “Caring for Babies and their Families: Providing Psychosocial Support in the NICU” My NICU Network: January 2018.

Hill D, Carroll K, Snyder, K, Mascarenhas M, Erlichman J, Patterson C, Barakat L, Feudtner C: Development and pilot testing of a coping kit for parents of hospitalized children. (In Review) Family, Systems, and Health 2018.

Antiel RM, Halpern SD, Stevens EM, Vrecenak JD, Patterson CA, Tchume-Johnson T, Smith-Whitley K, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Barakat LP: Acceptability of In Utero Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Medical Decision Making 37(8): 914-921, November 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1177/0272989X17707214.

Geller P, Bonacquisti A, Patterson C: Maternal Experience of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Hospitalization: Trauma Exposure and Psychosocial Responses (Chapter 15). Motherhood in the Face of Trauma, Pathways Towards Healing and Growth, New York, NY. Muzik M, Rosenblum K (eds.). Springer International Publishing, Page: 227-247, August 2017.

Steinberg Z, Patterson C: Giving Voice to the Psychological in the NICU: A Relational Model. Journal of Infant, Child, and Adolescent Psychotherapy 16(1): 25-44, March 2017 Notes:

Hall SL, Cross J, Selix NW, Patterson C, Segre L, Chuffo-Siewert R, Geller PA, Martin ML.: Recommendations for enhancing psychosocial support of NICU parents through staff education and support. Journal of Perinatology 1(35): S29-36, December 2016.

Antiel RA, Halpern SD, Stevens EM, Vrecenak JA, Patterson, CA, Tchume-Johnson T, Peranteau WH, Flak, AW, Barakat LP: Acceptability of in utero hematopoietic cell transplantation for sickle cell disease (SCD): A study of parent’s decisions. Platform presentation by collaborator, poster presentation, 38th Annual North American Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Vancouver, BC Canada October 2016 Notes: First author received the Lee B. Lusted Student Prize for Outstanding Presentation of Research in the category of Patient and Stakeholder Preferences and Engagement.

Kuoiloi C, Stevens E, Ronan L, Miller J, Patterson C, Barakat L: Factors associated with routine and urgent healthcare utilization. Platform presentation by collaborator, poster presentation, American Public Health Association (APHA) 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo, Denver, CO October 2016.

Bonacquisti, A; Geller, P; Patterson, C: Psychological Responses and Treatment among Mothers in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Platform presentation by collaborator, poster presentation, 2016 Annual Quality Congress, Vermont Oxford Network, Chicago, IL September 2016.

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