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Harriet J. Rosenberg, MA

Honorary Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Columbia University, MA 1966
Cornell University, BS 1965


Contact Information:

Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center, Dept.Psychiatry
Dartmouth Medical School
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 21 Lafayette, Evergreen 2, Centerra
Phone: 603 653 0739
Fax: 603 653 0737
Email: Harriet.Rosenberg@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

• Psychosocial interventions to enhance illness coping and relapse prevention in cancer and other medical patients
• Assessment and treatment of trauma, abuse, SUDs and PTSD in community, veteran, medical, adolescent and SMI populations
• Web-based assessment of trauma, PTSD and associated conditions
• Use of videoconferencing to reduce economic and geographical barriers to training and supervision of mental health care providers in rural communities
•Adolescent health risk behaviors, such as substance abuse and suicidal behaviors

Grant Information:

2005- Co-Investigator, Project for Adolescent Trauma Treatment, 4 year grant from SAMHSA to Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center to train and supervise clinicians from 10 NH mental health centers in TF-CBT.
2006-Co-Investigator, NH Endowment for Health grants to Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center. Grants are to fund a telehealth network connecting the 10 lead NH mental health centers for training and supervision of clinicians in evidence-based practices to treat traumatized children.
2004-2006 Co-investigator for: A pilot study of cognitive-behavioral treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder in adolescents, Hitchcock Foundation Grant, Kay Jankowski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator
2001-2005 Project coordination and clinical assessment for Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of PTSD in SMI Clients (R01 MH064662-02), Principal Investigator: Kim Mueser, Ph.D

Courses Taught:

Co-taught weekly didactic on administration of the CAPS for psychology interns
Multiple trainings and supervision on use of SCID for medical residents, and other clinicians
Co-Leader, Psychological Testing Seminar for psychology interns

Selected Publications:


A clinical trial comparing interviewer and computer-assisted assessment among clients with severe mental illness.
Wolford G, Rosenberg SD, Rosenberg HJ, Swartz MS, Butterfield MI, Swanson JW, Jankowski MK
Psychiatr Serv. 2008 Jul;59(7):769-75. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.59.7.769.
PMID: 18586994

A randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behavioral treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder in severe mental illness.
Mueser KT, Rosenberg SD, Xie H, Jankowski MK, Bolton EE, Lu W, Hamblen JL, Rosenberg HJ, McHugo GJ, Wolfe R
J Consult Clin Psychol. 2008 Apr;76(2):259-71. doi: 10.1037/0022-006X.76.2.259.
PMID: 18377122

Development of a screening tool to identify adolescents engaged in multiple problem behaviors: the Adolescent Risk Behavior Screen (ARBS).
Jankowski MK, Rosenberg HJ, Sengupta A, Rosenberg SD, Wolford GL
J Adolesc Health. 2007 Feb;40(2):180.e19-26. Epub 2006 Dec 14.
PMID: 17259060

Single and multiple suicide attempts and associated health risk factors in New Hampshire adolescents.
Rosenberg HJ, Jankowski MK, Sengupta A, Wolfe RS, Wolford GL, Rosenberg SD
Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2005 Oct;35(5):547-57.
PMID: 16268771

Expressive disclosure and health outcomes in a prostate cancer population.
Rosenberg HJ, Rosenberg SD, Ernstoff MS, Wolford GL, Amdur RJ, Elshamy MR, Bauer-Wu SM, Ahles TA, Pennebaker JW
Int J Psychiatry Med. 2002;32(1):37-53.
PMID: 12075915

The relationship between trauma, PTSD, and medical utilization in three high risk medical populations.
Rosenberg HJ, Rosenberg SD, Wolford GL 2nd, Manganiello PD, Brunette MF, Boynton RA
Int J Psychiatry Med. 2000;30(3):247-59.
PMID: 11209992

A comparative study of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder prevalence in epilepsy patients and psychogenic nonepileptic seizure patients.
Rosenberg HJ, Rosenberg SD, Williamson PD, Wolford GL 2nd
Epilepsia. 2000 Apr;41(4):447-52.
PMID: 10756411

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