The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a briefing paper on the trauma of hate-based violence, reviewing existing research on its impacts and evaluating the mental health needs of targeted survivors and communities.
Resources for Immigrants & Refugees, Blog Posts
The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies has released a special issue on refugee children and their families, featuring articles and resources available at no cost through the end of September.
A recent study reveals that at least half of the more than 1.2 million new refugees to Europe needed treatment for depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder.
For more than two decades, Dart Media curator and documentary photographer Donna DeCesare has documented the impact of gangs, violence, and migration on children living in Central America. Here, she offers her take on the current border crisis.
The past several weeks has seen a sharp spike in news coverage of the humanitarian crisis on the United States-Mexico border. On WNYC's "On the Media", Carlos Dada, co-founder and editor of the El Salvadoran newspaper El Faro, spoke with Bob Garfield about the crisis and what the US media is missing.
A new report by the Committee to Protect Journalists finds that journalists are among the increasing groups of refugees around the world.
Once a year, you can find the world's trauma experts, the Dart Center's staff and the journalists who won Dart's annual Ochberg Fellowships in one place: the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. This year the place is Chicago, and while the fellows are bonding in their fourth day of seminars, I'm wandering in and out of panels learning about the cutting edge of trauma research from psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors, administrators, advocates, journalists, and even clergy. Today through Sunday, I'll be blogging their nuggets of wisdom here.