River Smith is a postdoctoral fellow in clinical psychology for the Department of Veterans Affairs. She is a recent graduate from the University of Tulsa. Her research interests include the impact of exposure to traumatic events on individuals exposed in their line of duty, including military personnel and journalists. She currently works in primary care psychology, where a large part of her clinical activities involve the identification of veterans in need of treatment for PTSD.
Recent Posts by River Smith
An overview of current research on the occupational hazards for journalists covering traumatic events, the risk factors that aggravate those effects, and some suggestions for mitigating those factors. Originally published by River Smith and Elana Newman in January, 2009; Updated by Susan Drevo in May, 2016, and by Autumn Slaughter in March, 2019.
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