Global Connections
International Affiliates and Collaborators
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ISTSS and its affiliated organizations form a partnership of professional societies with the aim of advancing the field of traumatic stress worldwide.   ISTSS also has active collaborations around the world with professional organizations, corporations, and nonprofits that aim to protect those who have been traumatized and/or advance knowledge about traumatic stress. 

List of Affiliated Organizations

ISTSS and the affiliated organizations form a partnership of professional societies with the aim of advancing the field of traumatic stress worldwide. A representative of each affiliate organization can serve as an ex-officio member of the ISTSS Board of Directors, and a representative of ISTSS likewise can serve on the Board of each affiliated organization. Members of these societies enjoy a number of benefits with regard to ISTSS membership dues, conference registration, and access to ISTSS publications. In turn, reciprocal benefits are made available to ISTSS members by the affiliate societies.

More information for current and prospective affiliate organizations can be found in the Policies and Procedures for ISTSS Affiliation.

Argentine Society for Psychotrauma (SAPsi) 
Daniel L. Mosca, MD
SAPsi President
Alvear Psychiatric Emergency Hospital
Campichuelo 215 (C1405BOA)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Journal: Revista de Psicotrauma para Iberoamerica
Phone: 5411-4903-0493
Fax: 5411-4903-0493
Email:  danimosca07@gmail.com

Association de Langue Francaise pour l'Etude du Stress et du Traumatisme (ALFEST)
Prof. Humbert Boisseaux
Journal: Revue Francophone du Stress et du Trauma
Email: contact@trauma-alfest.com

Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)
Justin Kenardy, PhD
CONROD, School of Medicine
Univ of Queensland
Herston Rd
Herston, QLD. 4006
Australia
e-Journal: ASTSS Stress Points eJournal 
Phone:+61-7-33464859
Fax: +61-7-33464603
Email: j.kenardy@uq.edu.au

Canadian Psychological Association, Traumatic Stress Section (CPA TSS)
Wendy Rogers, PhD
Journals: Canadian Journal of Behavioural ScienceCanadian Journal of Experimental PsychologyCanadian Psychology  
Email:  wrogers1@nbnet.nb.ca 

Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft Fuer Psychotraumatologie (DeGPT)
Ingo Schäfer, MD, MPH
DeGPT Chairman
Journal: Trauma and Gewalt 
Email: i.schaefer@uke.de

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)
Vedat Sar, MD
ESTSS Persident
Journal: European Journal of Psychotraumatology
Email: vsar@istanbul.edu.tr

Japanese Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (JSTSS)
Makiko Okuyama
JSTSS President
Journal: Japanese Journal of Traumatic Stress 
Email: okuyama-m@ncchd.go.jp

List of Official ISTSS Collaborators

ISTSS has active collaborations around the world with professional organizations, corporations, and nonprofits that aim to protect those who have been traumatized and/or advance knowledge about traumatic stress.  The official collaborations are listed below.

Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (AsianSTSS)
http://www.asianstss.org

Asian STSS

AsianSTSS was founded in 2005 as a fully incorporated limited company registered in Hong Kong for professionals to share information about the effects of trauma. We aim to advance knowledge about the nature and consequences of highly stressful events and to provide a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma around the Asian region. For more information, visit the AsianSTSS Web site (link to http://www.asianstss.org) or email, info@asianstss.org.

American Psychological Association Division 56
Division of Trauma Psychology
http://www.apatraumadivision.org/

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Journal: Psychological Trauma 

Division 56's mission is to initiate proposals for projects and working groups, develop products, and to form coalitions to address the pressing issues of trauma that are growing ever more frequent today. With the establishment of Division 56 within the American Psychological Association, they champion trauma issues. ISTSS has established a liaison who is a member of both ISTSS and APA's Division 56.

For further information about APA's Division 56, click on the link above, or contact
Dr. Danny Kaloupek at Danny.Kaloupek@va.gov.

The Coalition for the International Criminal Court
http://www.coalitionfortheicc.org/
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The Coalition for the International Criminal Court is the largest partnership in the world advancing the cause of international justice. Including more than 2,500 civil society organizations from 150 countries, the Coalition is leading the global fight to end genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity through a commitment to the core values of human rights and justice.

You may contact Dr. Yael Danieli at yaeld@aol.com with any questions.

Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
http://www.dartcenter.org/

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The Dart Center is a global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. The Center also addresses the consequences of such coverage for those working in journalism and is involved in the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) annual meeting activities.

For further information about the Dart Center, click on the link above, or contact Bruce Shapiro at bruce.shapiro@gmail.com.

Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
http://www.un.org/docs/ecosoc/

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The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) serves as the central forum for discussing international economic and social issues, and for formulating policy recommendations addressed to Member States and the United Nations system. It is responsible for promoting higher standards of living, full employment, and economic and social progress; identifying solutions to international economic, social and health problems; facilitating international cultural and educational cooperation; and encouraging universal respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It has the power to make or initiate studies and reports on these issues. It also has the power to assist the preparations and organization of major international conferences in the economic and social and related fields and to facilitate a coordinated follow-up to these conferences. With its broad mandate the Council's purview extends to over 70 per cent of the human and financial resources of the entire UN system.

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) is in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations. ISTSS has three member representatives involved in the work of the United Nations.

You may reach Dr. Yael Danieli at yaeld@aol.com with any questions.

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
http://www.ivatcenters.org/
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Journals: Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, and Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma 

The Institute's mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals on a local, national, and international level by sharing and disseminating vital state-of-the-science information, improving networking among professionals, and assisting with program evaluation, consultation, and training to promote violence-free living. ISTSS and IVAT have mutual annual meeting marketing coverage. ISTSS has established a liaison who is a member of both ISTSS and IVAT.

For further information about the IVAT, click on the link above, or contact Dr. Ned Rodriguez at drned@earthlink.net.

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)
http://www.isst-d.org
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Journal: Journal of Trauma and Dissociation 

The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is an international, non-profit, professional association organized to develop and promote comprehensive, clinically effective and empirically based resources and responses to dissociation and to address its relevance to other theoretical constructs. ISTSS has established a liaison who is a member of both ISTSS and ISSTD.

For further information about the ISSTD, click on the link above, or contact Kathy Steele, RN, MN, CS, at Kat.steele@comcast.net.

National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan 
http://www.uncg.edu/psy/npeiv/

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The NPEIV is an overarching group of organizations, agencies, coalitions, and groups that embraces a national, multi-disciplinary and multicultural commitment to violence prevention across the lifespan. The newly-formed organization is committed to reducing interpersonal violence and its consequences through scientific research and application of empirical findings. Through its many partnerships and collaborations, the NPEIV is beginning to make great strides in pursuing this goal and achieving its of becoming an umbrella partnership of the many organizations, agencies, and advocate/victims working to end interpersonal violence in the US.

Sidran Institute
http://www.sidran.org/

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Sidran helps people understand, manage, and treat trauma and dissociation. The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) refers persons seeking a therapist to Sidran. Sidran offers a service which assists individuals at no charge with locating appropriate trauma resources. They are one of the nation's leading providers of education and resources on traumatic stress; training and consulting on treating and managing traumatic stress; information and advocacy on current issues related to trauma; publications on traumatic stress; and assessment and research tools. Sidran may be contacted at the link above.