Steven J. Berkowitz, MD

Steven J. Berkowitz, MD

Steven J. Berkowitz, MD, is Medical Director, Pediatric Integrated Care Program and an Attending Psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Hahnemann University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Psychiatry - Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Board Certification

Child Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Psychiatrist

Medical Director, Pediatric Integrated Care Program

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the  University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Schilling S, French B, Berkowitz SJ, Dougherty SL, Scribano PV, Wood JN. Child Adult Relationship Enhancement in Primary Care: A randomized trial of a parent training for child behavior problems. Academic Pediatrician. 2016 Jun 25. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2016.06.009.

Beidas, Rinad S., Danielle R. Adams, Hilary E. Kratz, Kamilah Jackson, Steven Berkowitz, Arturo Zinny, Lauren Pilar Cliggitt, Kathryn L. DeWitt, Laura Skriner, and Arthur Evans. "Lessons learned while building a trauma-informed public behavioral health system in the City of Philadelphia." Evaluation and Program Planning 59 (2016): 21-32.

2015

Kerns CM, Newschaffer CJ, Berkowitz SJ. Traumatic Childhood Events and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 2015 Nov;45(11):3475-86. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2392-y

Abstracts

2016

Mautone, J.A., Schwartz, B.S., Njoroge, W., Berkowitz, S., Robins, P., & Power, T.J.: Interprofessional training in integrated behavioral health in urban pediatric primary care (Poster presented at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Forum: Training the Future Healthcare Workforce to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes for Children, Youth, and Families, Washington, DC, November 29, 2016).

2014

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

Books

2010

Berkowitz S, Bryant R, Brymer M, Jacobs A, Layne C, Macy R, Pynoos R, Ruzak J, Steinberg A, Watson P. Skills for Psychological Recovery. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) and the Federal Emergency Management Authority (FEMA), Washington, DC (November 2010)

2008

Berkowitz, SJ, Marans, SR, Barbieri, L, Hahn, H. Disaster and Terrorism Response: A Guide to Managing Fear. State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Management Services. (2008)

2007

Woolston, J, Adnopoz, J, Berkowitz, S., IICAPS: A Home-Based Psychiatric Treatment for Children and Adolescents. Yale Press, (2007) New Haven, CT

2002

Baker L, Jaffe PJ, Berkman M, Berkowitz SJ. Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: A Handbook for Police Officers London, Ontario, Justice Ministry, London, Ontario (2002) (Co-authored with Canadian colleagues a handbook for police officers sponsored by the Packard Foundation)

Chapters

2015

Berkowitz, S. Childhood Maltreatment and Criminality. (Sadoff, R, Ed). Evolution of Forensic Psychiatry Book, Oxford University Press, 2015

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

2006

Berkowitz, Steven J; Marans, Steven. Crisis Intervention: Secondary Prevention for Children Exposed to Violence. Feerick, Margaret M (Ed); Silverman, Gerald B (Ed). (2006). Children exposed to violence. (pp. 137-158). Baltimore, MD, US: Paul H Brookes Publishing.

2004

Berkman, Miriam; Casey, Robert L; Berkowitz, Steven J; Marans, Steven. Police in the Lives of Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Collaborative Approaches to Intervention. (Jaffe, Peter G ,Baker, Linda L Ed). (2004). Protecting children from domestic violence: Strategies for community intervention. (pp. 153-170).. New York, NY, US: Guilford Press

2002

Marans SM, Murphy RA, Berkowitz SJ, Police-Mental Health Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: The Child Development Community Policing Program. In Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: A Comprehensive Textbook (Lewis M ed.) Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD (2002)

2000

Berkowitz, SJ, Murphy, RA, Child Development and Education. In The School Resource Officer Handbook. (National School Safety Center, eds) (2000) U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. 36-52

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Presentation

2016

Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Symposium Lecture; The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Truth and Fiction. New York, New York, October 29, 2016

Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Workshop Panelist. Working with the Media and Serving the Public, New York, New York, October 27, 2016

8th Annual School Summit (sponsored by the University of Southern California and the Rand Corporation), Lecture: Trauma Informed School Resource Officers, 8th Annual School Summit (sponsored by the University of Southern California and the Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, September 18, 2016

BUP Kongressen, Lecture: Early Intervention for Traumatized Youth,  Uppsala, Sweden, April 21, 2016

BUP Kongressen, Keynote: The Assessment and Treatment of Childhood PTSD, Uppsala, Sweden, April 20, 2016

National Child Traumatic Stress Meeting, Symposium speaker. Trauma Informed and Focused Policing. National Harbor, MD, March 31, 2016

2015

Annual Meeting, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Workshop Panelist. New Interventions for Disaster Response. San Antonio, TX, Oct.29, 2015

The State of Delaware, Prevention and Behavioral Health Forum Keynote Address, Rethinking Trauma: Implications for Treatment. Dover, DE, May 1, 2015 

Urban Health Institute Annual Symposium Developing a Trauma-Informed Behavioral Health System part of a Panel presentation, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD , April 20, 2015

Webinar Mid-West Child Advocacy Association Webinar: Early Childhood Stress and Trauma: A Pathway to Dysfunction. January 22, 2015

Discussant for Performance: Ask a Sexual Abuse Survivor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, May 3, 2015

Awards and Honors

2015, Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

2015, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disabilities, System Transformation Award

2014, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, Martin P. Szuba Award for Clinical Teaching and Clinical Research

2013, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Psychiatry, Annual Psychotherapy Professor Award

2012, Inductee American College of Psychiatrists

2000, Award of Special Merit, New Haven Department of Police Service

1994, Award of Special Achievement, New Haven Department of Police Service

1991, Mead-Johnson/APA Fellow in Public Sector Psychiatry

Editorial and Academic Positions

Ad-hoc Journal Reviewer

2012-present, Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology
2011-present, Journal of Anxiety Disorders
2010-present, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry
2009-present, Journal of Traumatic Stress
2009-present, Journal of Early Adolescence
2008-present, Journal of Family Psychology
2003-present, International Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect
2003-present, Journal of the American Psychiatric Association
1997-present, Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent     Psychiatry

Leadership and Memberships

International

1998-present, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 

National

2014-present, Co-chair: American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Taskforce on School Violence 

2007-present, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Disaster and Trauma Committee
- 2013-present, Co-chair, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Disaster and Trauma Committee

2006-present, National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Member, Education Committee

2003-present, Traumatic Stress Network
- Member Core Curriculum Work Group

2001-present, Member, National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Co-Chair, Crisis Response Work Group, National Child 

1992-present, Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry