BA Psychology - 1966
MA Psychology - 1967
Ph.D. Psychology - 1969
Fellow, Clinical Psychology - The Menninger Foundation, 1976-1978
Graduate, Topeka Institute for Psychoanalysis, 1985
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Adolescent mothers and families at high psychosocial risk
Pediatrics, Psychiatry, & Public Health
|Committees & Administrative Responsibilities||
Member, Pew National Commission on Children in Foster Care, 2003-2004
Member, Executive Committee, World Association for Infant Mental Health (2000- present)
Co-Chair, Leadership Development Initiative, Zero to Three, 1998-present
Chair, Violence Study Group Zero to Three, National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, 1992 - Present
Advisory Board, Margaret Mahler Research Foundation, 1989-Present
Member, Committee for the Fund for Psychoanalytic Research, Committee on Scientific Activities, Committee on Psychoanalysis, Community and Society American Psychoanalytic Association, 1993-Present
Member, Research Committee, International Psychoanalytic Association, 1993-Present
Consultant, Department of Justice, 1999-present
Member, Lieutenant Governor's State Committee on Children (1992-Present)
Advisory Committee on Infant Mental Health, Louisiana Office of Mental Health (1993-Present)
Member, ChildNet, Governor's Committee on Needs of Children and Intervention (l996-Present)
Advisory Board, The Caring Foundation (Blue Cross/Blue Shield) for Youth Violence Prevention, (2000-present)
Consultant for Office of Mental Health for infant mental health programs (2002-present)
Member, Alliance for Human Services Violence Prevention Initiative (1994-Present)
Member, Crescent City Peace Alliance (1995-Present)
Zero to Three/National Center for Infants, Toddlers, & Families- President-Elect
American Psychological Association, Member, Division 37- Child, Youth and Family Services (2000- )
World Association for Infant Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, Member of Executive Committee (1985-Present)
International Conference on Infant Studies (1978- Present )
American Orthopsychiatric Association Fellow (1976-Present)
Steering Committee for Ford/MacArthur Grant to Greater New Orleans Foundation (1989- )
Member of Pew National Commission for Children in Foster Care -2003-2004
Osofsky, J.D. & Osofsky, H.J., Children's exposure to community violence: Psychoanalytic perspectives on education and treatment, Violence, Terrorism, & Transmission of Trauma: Analytically Informed Interventions in the Community , 2003.
Appleyard, K. & Osofsky, J.D., Parenting after trauma: Supporting parents and caregivers in the treatment of children impacted by violence, Infant Mental Health Journal 24, 111-125, 2003.
Osofsky, J.D., Prevalence of children's exposure to domestic violence and child maltreatment: Implications for prevention and intervention, Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review 6, 161-171, 2003.
Osofsky, J.D., Psychoanalytically based treatment for traumatized children and their families, Psychoanalytic Inquiry 23, 530-543, 2003.
Grace, M., Lederman, C.S., and Osofsky, J.D, Sharing child development expertise in court: Respect, rules, and roles, Zero to Three Bulletin , 2002.
Osofsky, J.D. & Osofsky, H.J., Children's exposure to community violence, Encyclopedia on Violence , 2002.
Osofsky, J.D., Addressing Youth Victimization, Bulletin of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention , 2001.
Osofsky, J.D., Helping Young Children and Families Cope with Trauma, , 2001.
Osofsky, H.J. & Osofsky, J.D., Violent and Aggressive behaviors in young: A mental health and prevention perspective, Psychiatry: Interpersonal and biological processes 64, 285-295, 2001.
Lederman, C.S., Osofsky, J.D., Katz, L, When the bough breaks the cradle will fall: Promoting the health and well being of infants and toddlers in juvenile court, Juvenile and Family Court Journal 52, 33-38, 2001.
Malik, N., Lederman, C.S., Crowson, M.M., & Osofsky, J.D., Evaluating maltreated infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in Dependency Court, Infant Mental Health Journal 23, 576-592., 2001.
Osofsky, J.D. & Dickson, A., Treating traumatized children: The costs of delay, Protecting young children in violent environments, Bulletin of Zero to Three 25, 20-24, April/May 2000.
Osofsky, J.D. & Thompson, D., Adaptive and maladaptive parenting, Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention 2nd ed., pp. 54-75, 2000.
Osofsky, J. D., Early Developmental Issues for Understanding Borderline Personality Organization, Handbook of Borderline Personality Disorder , 2000.
Osofsky, J.D. & Fitzgerald, H.E. (Eds.), WAIMH Handbook of Infant Mental Health, I-IV, 2000.
Osofsky, J.D. & Fenichel, E. (Eds), Protecting Young Children in Violent Environments, , 2000.
Osofsky, J.D., Rovaris, J.M., Thompson, D., Freeman, N., Dickson, A., Appleyard, K., COPS for KIDS, Protecting young children in violent environments. Bulletin of Zero to Three 25, 26-27, 2000.
Osofsky, J.D., Infants and violence: Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment, WAIMH Handbook of Infant Mental Health , 2000.