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Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by Elana Newman, PhD., University of Tulsa


ISTSS '99 Program and Session Highlights

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by ISTSS

Premeeting Training Courses

Research Methodology Interest Group Sponsors Specialty Training Course on Longitudinal Data Analysis

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by Daniel King, PhD, and Lynda King, PhD., National Center for PTSD

In the last few years, research methodologists witnessed enormous advances in the analysis of change.

At the upcoming ISTSS Miami Meeting, Nov. 14-17, members will have the opportunity to gain insight into the latest thinking about longitudinal research strategies at a Specialty Training Course on Saturday, prior to the meeting, titled "Introduction to Longitudinal Data Analysis: Growth Modeling and Incomplete Data." ISTSS' Research Methodology Interest Group sponsors the half-day session and Darin Erickson and Daniel King will conduct the course.

University of Louisville Announces First Annual $200,000 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by ISTSS

This year, the University of Louisville will award the first annual Grawemeyer Award in Psychology for scientific excellence. Nominations are sought for individuals or groups who have made a specific scientific achievement within the field of pschology.

Reporters' Traumatic Stress Often Overlooked in Studies

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by Frank M Ochberg, MD, Contributing Editor, Media

Cratis Hippocrates, former Director of the Queensland University of Technology School of Journalism, and a driving force behind Australian initiatives to enhance the media's appreciation of traumatic stress, takes the reins for the fall Media-
watch. Hippocrates has presented his programs and research at ISTSS, with his colleague, psychologist Gary Embelton, PhD.


Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by Joseph M. Rudolph, MA., Contributing Editor, Student Section

It is a real privilege for me to assume the role as the student representative of ISTSS. I have been interested in the growth and development of the student committee since I became involved with ISTSS about five years ago.

ISTSS Supports International Criminal Court, UN

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by Yael Danieli, PhD., ISTSS Representative to the United Nations

On July 17, 1998, in Rome, 160 nations decided to establish a permanent International Criminal Court (ICC) to try individuals for the most serious offenses of global concern: genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Rome Statute will enter into force, and the ICC will be formally established, after 60 countries ratify it. As of Aug. 11, 84 countries -- indicating intent to ratify -- signed the statute, and four have already fully ratified it.

ISTSS '99 Meeting Registration & Accommodations

Posted 1 October 1999 in StressPoints by ISTSS

The Hotel Inter-Continental Miami will host the meeting. Situated in the heart of downtown Miami, the hotel is adjacent to the shops and restaurants of Bayside Marketplace and overlooks spark-ling Biscayne Bay, the city and the port. The Inter-Continental captures all the city's excitement, energy and cultural diversity.
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