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Global Collaboration: Internet information on Childhood Abuse and Neglect (iCAN)

Posted 24 October 2016 in StressPoints by ISTSS Global Collaboration Project

Global Collaboration: Internet information on Childhood Abuse and Neglect (iCAN)
The ISTSS Global Collaboration Project had developed a new e-pamphlet for adults who have experienced childhood trauma: Internet information on Childhood Abuse and Neglect (iCAN).

Public Health: New ISTSS White Paper - A Public Health Approach to Trauma: Implications for Science, Practice, Policy, and the Role of ISTSS

Posted 24 October 2016 in StressPoints by Trauma and Public Health Task Force

Public Health: New ISTSS White Paper - A Public Health Approach to Trauma: Implications for Science, Practice, Policy, and the Role of ISTSS
In November 2013, the Trauma and Public Health Task Force was appointed by the President of ISTSS. The Task Force was established by the Board of Directors to further two key ISTSS strategies: (1) establish traumatic stress as a major public health issue for research, practice, and policy at all levels (e.g., from community clinics to national and international governing agencies; and (2) frame and promote traumatic stress as a public health issue to colleagues, policymakers, and the general public

Student Perspectives: Bound

Posted 24 October 2016 in StressPoints by Mavis Ring, MS, MA

Student Perspectives: Bound
We all know boundaries are important. Given that relational patterns of patients in trauma work are more frequently those of intrusion and rejection, assessing the patterns are doubly important. In forensic psychology, these patterns are also doubly complicated.

Trauma and World Literature: Studying the Face of Trauma – Toby’s Room

Posted 24 October 2016 in StressPoints by Harold Kudler, MD

Trauma and World Literature: Studying the Face of Trauma – Toby’s Room
Readers of this column will remember Pat Barker as the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration trilogy. Those three historical novels follow the efforts of psychiatrist W. H. R. Rivers and the shell shocked Army Officers under his care at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Scotland to recover from the horrors of the First World War.