Women's Issues

The ISTSS 32nd Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of professionals dedicated to trauma treatment, education, research and prevention. There will be several workshops, symposia and expert trainings on women's issues.

Register Now for the ISTSS 32nd Annual Meeting 

Wednesday, November 9, 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Half Day Pre-Meeting Institute
Use of Expert Evidence on Counterintuitive Victim Behavior in Sexual Assault Prosecution
(Mechanic, Mindy, PhD)
Thursday, November 10, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Implementing and Evaluating Exposure-based Group Treatments with Trauma Survivors
Chair (Karlsson, Marie, PhD)
Friday, November 11, 1:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Emotions Paper Session
Emotion Dysregulation as a Prospective Predictor of PTSD Following Sexual Assault
(Franz, Molly, Doctoral Student)

Investigating Perceived Effectiveness of Therapies Used by Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault Using a Mixed Method Approach
(Weingarten, Christine, BA)

Effects of Intimate Partner Violence, Mental Health, and Social Support on Perinatal Health
(Scrafford, Kathryn, PhD Student)
Friday, November 11, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Trauma, PTSD, and Women’s Reproductive Health
Chair (Nillni, Yael, PhD)
Friday, November 11, 2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Sexual Assault/ Military Assault Paper Session
Effects of Sexual Victimization History, Sexual Attitudes, and Psychopathology on Women’s Responses to Increasingly Coercive Sexual Social Situations
(Nason, Erica, PhD)

The Role of PTSD Symptom Clusters in Sexual Functioning in Women with a History of Sexual Assault
(Kelley, Erika, PhD)

Exploring Provider Gender Preference and Perceptions of Providers in Male and Female Veterans who have Experienced Military Sexual Trauma
(McBain, Sacha, Doctoral Student)

The Prevalence of Sexual Revictimization: A Meta-analytic Review
(Wilson, Laura, PhD)
Saturday, November 12, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Use of Technology to Enhance Sexual Violence Prevention Programs
Co-chairs (RoweLorelei, PhD, Jouriles, Ernest, PhD)

Register Now for the ISTSS 32nd Annual Meeting