Steven Jay Berkowitz MD

Associate Professor (Adjunct) in the Child Study Center; Medical Director, National Center for Children Exposed to Violence; Medical Director, Intensive In-home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Service

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program

Research Interests

Investigation of sequelae of children's exposure to violence; intervention research and evaluation of traumatized chronically and acutely traumatized children.


  • M.D., Hahnemann Medical College, 1989

Selected Publications

  • Berkowitz, Steven J Marans, Steven. Crisis Intervention: Secondary Prevention for Children Exposed to Violence. [References]. [Book Edited Book] Feerick, Margaret M (Ed) Silverman, Gerald B (Ed). (2006). Children exposed to violence. (pp. 137-158). xxvi, 267 pp. Baltimore, MD, US: Paul H Brookes Publishing.
  • Stover, Carla Berkowitz, Steven J. A Critical Review of PTSD Measures for Young Children. The International Journal of Traumatic Stress Vol 18 (6) Dec. 2005, 707 717. Wiley, N.J.
  • Murphy, Robert A Rosenheck, Robert A Berkowitz, Steven J Marans, Steven R. Acute Service Delivery in a Police-Mental Health Program for Children Exposed to Violence and Trauma. Psychiatric Quarterly. Vol 76(2) Apr 2005, 107-121. Springer,Germany


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