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.
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
Daniel L. Mosca, MD
Alvear Psychiatric Emergency Hospital
Campichuelo 215 (C1405BOA)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Journal: Revista de Psicotrauma para Iberoamerica
Association de Langue Francaise pour l'Etude du
Stress et du Traumatisme (ALFEST)
Prof. Humbert Boisseaux
Journal: Revue Francophone du Stress et du Trauma
Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress
Justin Kenardy, PhD
CONROD, School of Medicine
Univ of Queensland
Herston, QLD. 4006
e-Journal: ASTSS Stress Points eJournal
Canadian Psychological Association, Traumatic Stress Section (CPA TSS)
Dr. Catherine Classen
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Academic Leader, Trauma Therapy Program, Women's College Hospital
Director, Women's Mental Health Research Program, Women's College Research Institute
Women's College Hospital
76 Grenville St., Room 925
Toronto, ON Canada M5S 1B2
Phone: + 1-416-323-6041
Fax: + 1-416-323-6356
Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft Fuer
Dr. Julia Schellong
Journal: Trauma and Gewalt
Phone: +49 531 4587092 or 4587094
Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)
Ass. Prof. Dr. Brigitte Lueger-Schuster
Academic Medical Ctr de Meren
Ctr for Psychological Trauma PA3-118
Amsterdam, 1105 AZ
Journal: European Journal of Psychotraumatology
Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (JSTSS)
Masaharu Maeda, MD
Kurume University Hospital
Journal: Japanese Journal of Traumatic Stress
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 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, email@example.com.
American Psychological Association Division 56
Division of Trauma Psychology
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
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 email@example.com.
Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)
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 email@example.com.
International Society for the Study of Trauma and
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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan
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 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.