International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Communications Corner

Posted 1 December 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

Order MP3 CDs from the 22nd Annual Meeting
While supplies last, order an MP3 CD featuring audio recordings of every session, including Pre-Meeting Institutes, from the 22nd ISTSS Annual Meeting in Hollywood, Calif. Whether you were in Hollywood, and want a reminder of what you experienced, or did not attend the conference and want to find out what you missed, purchse your MP3 CD today.

Annual Meeting Continuing Education
If you applied for continuing education credit at the 22nd Annual Meeting, you should have received a CE packet which was due December 2. If you wish to submit your CE packet late, you may do so along with a late fee of $30. Our records indicate there are about 50 individuals who paid for CE, but have not yet submitted their packet. Contact Nicki Patti or call 847/480-9080847/480-9080 x 214 with the status of your CE packet, or with other CE related questions.

ISTSS Web Site Redesign 
At the 2006 Annual Meeting, ISTSS unveiled its new Web site design to overwhelmingly positive response from attendees. The new site features a sleek new look and improved, user-friendly navigation. Take a few minutes to look around the site and check out all the improvements.

ISTSS Signs U.N. Statements
In December 2006, ISTSS signed two U.N. statements, one supporting the elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against females, and enhancing appropriate mental and physical health care; and the other addressing increased U.N. action to end the violence in Darfur, Sudan.

Renew Your ISTSS Membership Today
Take advantage of our quick, convenient and secure online renewal process to ensure that your membership stays current in 2007.  Don't lose even a day of your ISTSS member benefits, and remain a part of our vibrant, active community.

2009 Annual Meeting Dates Announced
Mark your calendar now for the ISTSS 2009 Annual Meeting, to be held November 5-7, 2009, at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Abstract submission for the 2007 meeting opens Feb. 1.

New SIG Added
ISTSS's newest Special Interest Group is the Complex Trauma SIG. The focus of this SIG is on the development, co-occurring symptoms and treatment challenges associated with chronic or severe interpersonal trauma. To join the Complex Trauma SIG, or for more information, contact chair Pamela Alexander, PhD.