Upcoming North American Events

  • At Columbia University in New York City, a two-week immersion training program for mental health, health, and allied professionals working with populations that have endured severe adversities and trauma, such as domestic and political violence, extreme poverty, armed conflict, epidemics, and natural disasters. 

  • In Garrison, New York, the Garrison Institute will host a four-day resilience training for journalists, humanitarian aid workers and human rights staff.

  • At the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in Toronto, Susan Drevo will present some of the Dart Research Lab's findings on occupational stress and hazards faced by journalists.

  • Thursday Sep 10 2015

    Training: Mindfulness for Journalists

    2:00 - 6:00pm

    At Columbia Journalism School in New York City, a special half-day workshop on mindfulness practice, led by teachers from the monastic community founded by poet, author and activist Thich Nhat Hanh.

  • Thursday Sep 24 2015

    Panel: Blood on the Screen - Vicarious Trauma

    11:00 am

    At the Online News Association’s 2015 Conference in Los Angeles, California, Fergus Bell, P. Kim Bui, Eric Carvin and Bruce Shapiro discuss the challenges user generated content presents for social newsgatherers, and steps they’ve taken to address them.

  • In New Orleans, Louisiana, the 31st Annual ISTSS Conference, "Back to Basics: Integrating Clinical and Scientific Knowledge to Advance the Field of Trauma."