Resources for PTSD & Mental Health

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Journalist Traumatic Exposure Scale

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.

Occupational Distress in Factual TV

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. 

Oct 24-27, 2019

'Reporting Safely in Crisis Zones’ Course

New York, NY - United States - Asia Pacific
The Dart Center is offering an intensive four-day crisis zone reporting course at Columbia Journalism School to prepare journalists to work safely and effectively in volatile situations such as war, conflict and disaster zones. With generous support from the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, the Rory Peck Trust, and the ACOS Alliance, 16 freelance journalists will be able to attend the October 24-27 course at no cost. The application deadline -- June 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm EST -- has passed.
Sept 19-22, 2019

Resources: Reporting on Refugees and Migration Through the Eyes of Young Children

New York, NY - United States - Asia Pacific
To prepare news professionals worldwide to cover refugee and migrant children and families with greater knowledge, depth, and skills, the Dart Center hosted a four-day journalism training workshop focused on children and the international refugee crisis. Twenty-eight journalists from around the world will be selected to participate. Workshop resources are now available.

Believed: “The Parents” and “What Have You Done?”

These two episodes of the ambitious podcast "Believed" – “The Parents” and “What Have You Done?” – focus on Larry Nassar’s victims and their families, exploring the complicated, conflicted emotions that can persist when people are victimized by a seemingly known and trusted person. Judges recognized the "enormous trust" the reporters built with everyone they interviewed, allowing the survivors and parents to “reveal their deepest regrets and vulnerabilities,” and calling the end result "intimate," "revelatory," and "profound." Originally published by Michigan Radio in January 2018.

Denied Justice

This deeply reported multimedia project explores the failure of Minnesota’s policing and courts to serve rape and sexual assault victims. Judges called “Denied Justice” an “exceedingly thorough investigative reporting triumph" that makes an "enormous contribution to public service." They commended the series' "incredible depth" that touched everything from "decisions around anonymity to the scope of interviews, from expert sourcing to the wide range of angles explored." Originally published by the Star Tribune between July and December, 2018.

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