International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Refugee Issues

The ISTSS 33rd 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 refugee issues.

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Thursday, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Symposium, Methodological Innovations in the Investigation of Refugee Mental Health

Thursday, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Symposium, Key Idioms of Distress in South and Southeast Asia: Steps toward Culturally Sensitive Trauma Assessment and Intervention

Friday, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Symposium, Trauma in Refugee and Migrant Populations; Risk Factors for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Intervention Strategies

Friday, 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Symposium, Using the ADAPT Model to Understand Posttraumatic Mental Health

Friday, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Symposium, The Assessment and Treatment of Trauma in Complex Settings: How Culture can Impact the Experience of Trauma, Symptom Presentation, and Treatment Implications

Friday, 4:30 – 5:45 p.m.
Symposium, Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Trauma Affected Populations in the Democratic Republic of Congo – Innovations in Interventions and Expanding Availability of Services

Saturday, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Workshop, International Forced Displacement: From Legal Differences to Clinical Practice

Saturday, 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Symposium, Culture, Migration, and Trauma: Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Trauma-exposed Disenfranchised Communities in Current Times

Saturday, 3:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Flash Talks Session, Adapting and Testing the Feasibility of Implementing Parenting Interventions with Populations Affected by War Trauma

Register Now for the ISTSS 33rd Annual Meeting