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COMMUNICATIONS CORNER

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

Member Benefits Include Journal Access Online

ISTSS Responds to Recent Earthquake in Indonesia

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

ISTSS moved swiftly to respond to the May 27 earthquake in the Indian Ocean that killed more than 5,000 people and injured more 36,000 in Indonesia. The society has placed a link on its home page, www.istss.org, leading to a Web page with resources, information and links for trauma professionals.

STUDENT SECTION

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by Heidi La Bash

Thinking of Applying to Graduate School? Prepare for the Process

MEDIA MATTERS

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by Sara B. Tiegr University of Tulsa / Tulsa, Okla.

The growing interdisciplinary field of journalism and trauma presents both challenges and opportunities to researchers. How do we combine tools from psychology, communication, and other social and health sciences to gather better, more in-depth information about the nature and effects of media portrayals of tragedy? What shared information do clinicians, survivor advocates, and media workers need to better work together and serve public interests? How do we investigate complex relationships between media content and public perceptions of trauma?

Newer Approaches to Controlling Confounding: Propensity Scores

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by Jeffrey Sonis, MD, MPH - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

At the upcoming Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods (CITRM; November 3-4, 2006, West Hollywood, CA), therewill be a session on the use of propensity scores in trauma research. As a prelude to that session, Dr. Jeffrey Sonis, program co-chair of CITRM, offers this brief introduction to the use of propensity scores.

StressPoints Moving Online

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

Traumatic StressPoints is moving online beginning with the summer 2006 issue.

Schnurr, Lavori Key Presenters at CITRM 2006; Travel Stipends Now Available

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

The third annual Conference on Innovations in Trauma Research Methods (CITRM), will be held November 2006 at the BelAge Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.. The theme of CITRM 2006 is Research Methods for Prevention, Intervention, and Service DeliveryinPsychological Trauma. Those planning to attend ISTSS in Hollywood might wish to enhance their professional and scientific expe­rience by attending both CITRM (November 3-4) and the ISTSS 2006 Annual Meeting (November 4-7), also in Hollywood.

Norris Presented with 2005 Robert Laufer Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement

Posted 1 April 2006 in StressPoints by ISTSS

At the ISTSS 2005 Awards Cere­mony in November, Fran Norris, PhD, received the Robert Laufer Award for Outstanding Scien­tific Achievement. The award is given annually to an individual or group who has made an outstanding contri­bution to research in the field of trau­matic stress studies.
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