International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Affiliates and Collaborators


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
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 Studies (ASTSS)

 

Jane Shakespeare-Finch, PhD

ASTSS President 

Canadian Psychological Association, Traumatic Stress Section (CPA TSS)

 

Alain Brunet, PhD
Journals: Canadian Journal of Behavioural ScienceCanadian Journal of Experimental PsychologyCanadian Psychology  
 

Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft Fuer Psychotraumatologie (DeGPT)

 

A. Univ. Prof. Dr. med. Astrid Lampe
DeGPT Chairman
Journal: Trauma and Gewalt 

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)

 

Ingo Schäfer, MD, MPH
ESTSS President
Journal: European Journal of Psychotraumatology

Japanese Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (JSTSS)

 

Naoyasu Motomura, MD, PhD
JSTSS President
Journal: Japanese Journal of Traumatic Stress 


List of Official ISTSS Collaborators

 

ISTSS has 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)

 

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. They 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 website or email.
 

American Psychological Association Division 56


APA Division of Trauma Psychology

Journal: Psychological Trauma
Contact: Diane Elmore, PhD
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 more information contact APA's Division 56 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. Contact Dr. Yael Danieli 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 ISTSS Annual Meeting activities. Contact the Dart Center, Elana Newman or contact Bruce Shapiro for more information.

 

Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)


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. Contact IVAT or more information.
 

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)


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. Contact the ISSTD or Christine Courtois for more information.


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 Institute


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. Contact the Sidran Institute for more information.