Upcoming North American Events

  • Thursday Sep 10 2015

    Mindfulness Training 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.

  • At Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, the 11th annual Poynter-KSU Media Ethics Workshop for journalists, educators and students that will cover topics including privacy, re-victimization and the trauma that journalists themselves often deny. Dr. Frank Ochberg will give the keynote address. Dart Award winner Rachel Dissell and the subject of her winning piece Johanna Orozco will be featured speakers. 

  • 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.

  • At Reynolds Journalism Institute in Columbia, Missouri, a two-day conference for journalism educators on the impact of trauma on individuals and communities, how to build resilience through reporting and provide hands-on help in creating units or standalone courses on trauma.

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

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