Resources for Joan Connell
The impact of war on mental health and the implications of intimate violence are among the top items on the agenda for the 2010 annual meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS).
No matter what the beat or medium, young journalists are almost certain to encounter human tragedy in the course of their work. But few student journalists are trained to recognize trauma and stress reactions in survivors, to make informed ethical choices about trauma news, or to deal with their own emotional reactions while on the job. With this in mind, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma has established a new Academic Fellowship Program.