Faculty & Staff

WILLIAM JACOBOWITZ

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH

NEXUS BUILDING
ROOM 361

p - 516-877-4559

f - 516-877-4558

e - WJACOBOWITZ@ADELPHI.EDU

 

Back to Faculty Listings


Print the Profile



Diplomas/Degrees

EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University (2003)
MPH, Columbia University (1989)
MS in Nursing, Columbia University (1988)
BS in Nursing, Columbia University (1981)

Recent Courses

Advanced Quantative Analysis For Nursing Science I
Advanced Quantative Analysis For Nursing Science II
Capstone Project
Dissertation Guidance I
Dissertation Guidance II
Dissertation Guidance: III
Mental Health Nursing
Quantitative Analyses For Nursing Research
Quantitative Analysis For The Health Professions
S/T: Dissertation Development Seminar III: Methods

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Psychiatric - mental health nursing
Statistical analysis
Nursing administration

Research Interests

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Mental Health Nursing

Book Chapters

Jacobowitz, W. (2014). Community and intimate partner violence. In J. K. Singleton, R. V. DiGregorio, C. Green-Hernandez, S. P. Holzemer, E. S. Faber, L. R. Ferrara, & J. T. Slyer (Eds.). Primary care: an interprofessional perspective, 2nd Edition. (pp. 855-863). NY: Springer.

Loewenstein, K. & Jacobowitz, W. (2014). Depression disorder and bipolar disorder. In J. K. Singleton, R. V. DiGregorio, C. Green-Hernandez, S. P. Holzemer, E. S. Faber, L. R. Ferrara, & J. T. Slyer (Eds.). Primary care: an interprofessional perspective, 2nd Edition. (pp. 812-824). NY: Springer.


Refereed Articles

Jacobowitz, W., Moran, C., Best, C. & Mensah, L. (2015), Post-traumatic stress, trauma-informed care, and compassion fatigue in psychiatric hospital staff: a correlational study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, In press.

Jacobowitz, W. (2015), The rate of PTSD in hospital-based psychiatric healthcare workers: a descriptive cross-sectional design study. Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health, 3(5), 1039.

Jacobowitz, W., Derbabian, B. & Saunders, A. (2014), The effect of a calorie restricted diet on weight gain in short term psychiatric inpatients receiving atypical antipsychotic medications. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 52(7).

Jacobowitz, W. (2013), PTSD in Psychiatric Nurses and Other Mental Health Care Providers: A Review of the Literature. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 34(11), 787-795.

Berrios, C. & Jacobowitz, W. (1998), Therapeutic Holding: Outcomes of a Pilot Study. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 36(8), 14-18, 38-39.


Conference Presentations/Papers

Showing first 5 of 7.
View All


Jacobowitz, W. (2015). Post-traumatic stress, trauma-informed care, and compassion fatigue in psychiatric hospital staff: a correlational study. In International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Annual Meeting. Poster presentation, New Orleans, La.

Jacobowitz, W. (2015). Post-traumatic stress, trauma-informed care, and compassion fatigue in psychiatric hospital staff: a correlational study. In American Psychiatric Nurses' Association's 29th Annual Conference. Poster presentation, Orlando, Fl.

Jacobowitz, W. & Moran, C. (2014). Post-traumatic stress symptoms in psychiatric inpatient staff related to exposure to violence and psychological factors. In American Psychiatric Nurses' Association's 28th Annual Conference. Poster presentation, Indianapolis, In.

Jacobowitz, W., Moran, C., Best, C. & Mensah, L. (2014). Post-traumatic stress symptoms in psychiatric inpatient staff related to exposure to violence and psychological factors. In NSLIJHS Annual Nursing Research Conference. Poster presentation, Long Island, NY.

Jacobowitz, W. (2014). A cross-sectional study of post-traumatic stress syptoms in psychiatric nurses. In Eastern Nursing Research Society's 26th Annual Scientific Sessions. Poster presentation, Philadelphia, Pa.

Derbabian, B. & Jacobowitz, W. (2013). The Effect of a Calorie-Restricted Diet on Weight Gain in Short-Term Psychiatric Inpatients Receiving Atypical Antipsychotic Medication. In New York Presbyterian Health System Annual EBP Conference. Academy of Medicine - Poster presentation, New York, NY.

Jacobowitz, W. (2012). Confidence, Compassion, Violence Exposure and PTSD in Psychiatric Staff. In International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector. Poster presentation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.