Autumn Slaughter, a clinical psychology doctoral student, is a research assistant for the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma’s research unit based out of The University of Tulsa. Autumn also serves as research lab coordinator for the Treatment and Assessment Center for Traumatic Stress (TACTS) and is a member of the Tulsa Institute for Trauma, Adversity and Injustice (TITAN), at The University of Tulsa.
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Designed for researchers familiar with basic psychometrics, this document aims to explain how to evaluate and use the Journalism Occupational Behavioral Checklist (JOB-CL) in research studies.
Designed for researchers, this document aims to explain how to evaluate and use the Journalist Traumatic Exposure Scale in research studies. The language is simplified such to be useful to most beginning researchers who are familiar with basics in psychometric concepts, ANOVAs and regression analysis in research design.
This report is the first to map in detail the risks that traumatic stress and moral injury pose to those working in documentary and factual TV. In releasing it, the Dart Centre is calling for informed policies around the management of traumatic content, greater awareness of mental health, and more attention on ethical and emotional challenges of working with vulnerable contributors.
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