Kristin L. Berg, PhD, AM

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Kristin L. Berg, PhD, AM is an assistant professor in the College of Public Health at Temple University and a graduate of the CHOP LEND Self-Advocacy fellowship.

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Background

Kristin Berg, PhD (Discipline Director, Self-Advocate) is an assistant professor in the College of Public Health at Temple University.  She has served as a researcher for various state and federally funded projects (DHHS, CDC, Children’s Bureau) evaluating the efficacy of social services in meeting the needs of vulnerable children and families. 

 

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Graduate Degree

PhD - The University of Chicago, School of Social  Service Administration, Chicago, IL
Artium Magister in Social Work - The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, Chicago, IL 

Titles and Academic Titles

LEND Trainee

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Berg, K.L., Shiu, C.S., Msall, M.E., & Acharya, K. (2015).Victimization and restricted participation among youth with disabilities in the child welfare system. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. DOI: 10.1111/dmcn.12678

Berg, K.L., Shiu, C.S., Msall, M.E., & Acharya, K. (2015). Victimization and depression among youth with disabilities in the child welfare system. Child: Care, Health & Development. DOI: 10.1111/cch.12233

2013

Gehlert, S., Mininger, C., Sohmer, D., & Berg, K. (2008). Not so gently down the stream: choosing targets to ameliorate health disparities. Health and Social Work, 33 (3), pp. 163-167. 

Books

 

 

Posters and Presentations

2015

Berg, K.L. & Shiu, C.S. (April, 2015) “Disability and Victimization among Youth in the Child Welfare System: Implications for Community Participation” Poster accepted for presentation at the 2015 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference & Expo, Nashville, TN.

2014

Msall, M.E., Berg, K.L. & Shiu, C.S. (May, 2014) “Impact of Multiple Victimizations on Community Participation among Youth With Disabilities in the Child Welfare System.” Paper presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Berg, K. L., Shiu, C. S. Nguuyen, H. (January, 2014). “Violence Against Youth With Disabilities in Vietnam and Its Relationship to Suicidal Ideation.” Oral paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Antonio, TX.

Berg, K. L., Shiu, C. S. & Msall, M.E. (January, 2014). “Double Jeopardy: Multiple Victimization Among Youth With Disabilities in the US Child Welfare System.” Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Antonio, TX.

2013

Berg, K. L., Shiu, C. S. & Msall, M. E.(October, 2013) “‘Double Jeopardy’: Multiple victimization and disability among youth in the U.S. Child Welfare System (CWS).” Paper presented at the 67th Annual American Association of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Awards and Honors

2013-14 Awarded Temple University CHPSW Dean’s Incentive Grant

2013-14, Selected into Temple University Grant Academy

2007, Awarded the Eileen Sweeney Internship for Disability Policy by the National Academy  of Social Insurance (NASI)

2001, Louise Troxell Undergraduate Women’s Excellence Award, Delta Gamma Scholarship, member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

2001, Scholarship to the President’s Commission on Employment of People with  Disabilities; invited to speak with state representatives Tammy Baldwin and Russ Feingold

1996, University of Wisconsin Dean of Students Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship for outstanding academics, leadership and service at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

Society for Disability Studies
Society for Social Work Research
Council on Social Work Education
National Association of Social Workers