International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies


Life After Trauma: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Revitalize Interrupted Lives
Robyn Walser, PhD
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Central Time

Trauma Tools

Teaching Resources

In the future, the ISTSS website will house a library of syllabi and classroom presentations to demonstrate the various ways that traumatic stress is being taught around the world. We will also gladly accept your personal accounts of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of teaching about traumatic stress for possible publication on the website. If you are a teacher or trainer and would like to submit your materials or thoughts to share, please contact ISTSS.

Trauma Blog
    04/25/2016 by Damion Grasso, PhD
    ISTSS is seeking a dynamic, creative ISTSS member to serve a 3 year term as Website Editor beginning July 2016. This is an opportunity to play a key role in the continued development and growth of a vibrant ISTSS web presence.
    04/02/2016 by Diva Kannan, PhD & Catherine Fuchs, MD
    The Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH; 2014), in its survey of over 120 counseling centers across the nation, reported that about half of the students who utilize psychotherapy during their college years are new to mental health services. This report reflects the recent clinical trend of increasing demand for mental health services on college campuses for those students who arrive with documented and treated psychiatric conditions and for students who cope with traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, and other emerging mental health concerns while in college. 
    04/02/2016 by Francine Shapiro, PhD
    Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an eight-phase psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes the physiological information processing system in the origin and treatment of mental health issues. 
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Calendar of Events
  • May 09, 2016

    Traumatic Stress Research: Enabling Bedside Implementation
    ISTSS and CIMVHR will co-host this joint conference focusing on knowledge translation of traumatic stress research from “bench to bedside”. Researchers and practitioners are invited to join us as we work to better understand the status of Traumatic Stress Research and how to enable the knowledge transfer from “bench to bedside”.
  • May 20, 2016

    JSTSS Annual Meeting
    Sendai International Hall, Sendai City, Miyagi, Japan
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