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The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
".... The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress is a multidisciplinary network of professionals who are committed to the advancement of intervention for survivors of trauma."
Thumbnail of the website of Amnesty International by Thumbshots.org Amnesty International
".... Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights."
Thumbnail of the ASTSS website by Thumbshots.org The Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)
".... is a forum for extending the understanding of prevention and treatment of major stress and trauma within the Australasian region."
Association de Langue Francaise pour l'Etude du Stress et du Traumatisme (ALFEST)
"..... "L'Association de Langue Française pour l'Etude du Stress et du Trauma (ALFEST) est une association à but non lucratif, régie par la loi de 1901. Créée en 1990, sur initiative du Médecin Général et professeur Louis Crocq, président fondateur, elle constitue la branche "de langue française" de l'International Society for Traumatic Stress Study (ISTSS)."
(The Association of French Language for the Study of the Stress and Trauma (ALFEST) is an association with nonlucrative goal, governed by the law of 1901. Created in 1990, on initiative of the General Doctor and professor Louis Crocq, president founder, it constitutes the branch "of French language" of International Society for Traumatic Stress Study, ISTSS.)
Atlas of Torture
The Atlas of Torture website is an independent project of the Human Dignity and Public Security team at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) in Vienna, Austria. It intends to provide an objective overview of the situation of torture and ill-treatment around the world. Any views expressed on the website are solely attributable to the authors in the function as researchers.
Canadian Traumatic Stress Network/Reseau Canadien du Stress Traumatique
"..... The Canadian Traumatic Stress Network's mission is to be the Canada wide network of resources dedicated to the advancement of traumatic stress services through education, training, public awareness, professional development, and research."
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".... The Dart Centre is a global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. The Centre also addresses the consequences of such coverage for those working in journalism."
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".... The research unit was founded in 2005 by professor Ask Elklit as an integral part of the department of psychology at the University of Aarhus. Since then, the unit rapidly evolved to be the leading research center of psychological trauma in Denmark."
Thumbnail of the website of David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages by Thumbshots.org David Baldwin's Trauma Information Pages
".... These Trauma Pages focus primarily on emotional trauma and traumatic stress, including PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) and dissociation, whether following individual traumatic experience(s) or a large-scale disaster. The purpose of this award winning site is to provide information for clinicians and researchers in the traumatic-stress field."
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".....Die Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie e.V. ist eine wissenschaftliche Fachgesellschaft. Sie fördert das Wissen im Bereich der psychischen, biologischen und sozialen Grundlagen und Folgen von Streßsituationen auf traumatische Lebensereignisse...."
Dutch Institute for Psychotrauma (IVP)
".... The educational goals of REDMH are to inform, instruct, advise, and mentor disaster researchers. On this site you will find research summaries to inform the scientific community about topics salient after major disasters, instructional materials such as summaries from a book on research education in disaster mental health, contact information for those looking for advising on a particular project, and information about a mentoring program for promising newcomers to the field."
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".... The official professional association which establishes, maintains and promotes the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR practice, research and education throughout Europe."
Thumbnail of the website of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy
".... an organisation that brings together 41 individual associations from 29 different countries. Each association is committed to the empirically based principles and practice of behavioural and cognitive therapy approaches in health, social, education and related fields. This website provides information on each of the individual member associations of EABCT and the activities of EABCT."
Evidence
"..... supports underserved populations, nations and areas with high prevalence of psychological problems due to war, terror or disasters, to communicate research according to our articles of corporation."
Facts for Health
".... comprehensive resource to help identify, understand and treat Social Anxiety Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder."
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"........ is the Dutch national centre for treatment of and research into the consequences of organised violence."
Georgian Society of Psychotrauma
".... The objective of the Society is promoting the advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma, and advocating for the field of traumatic stress in Georgia."
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".... An International Charity for Survivors of Trauma and Victimization ..... dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals."
Impact, Dutch National Knowledge Centre for Post-Disaster Psychosocial Care
"..... Impact sets out to promote high-quality, well-organised post-disaster psychosocial care. Impact's remit includes compiling experience and scientific knowledge, making it available to and meaningful for a variety of target groups, and promoting cooperation between the parties involved."
Instituto de Victimología
".... tiene por objetivo contribuir al conocimiento de las ciencias psiquiátricas, así como al de sus disciplinas afines, a través de publicaciones y otras actividades culturales y científicas."
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".... an outsourced function of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, hosted by Danish Red Cross. Its mission is to promote and enable psychosocial well-being of beneficiaries, humanitarian staff and volunteers. The IFRC helps National Societies to respond better to the psychosocial needs of vulnerable groups; advocates for psychosocial support at policy levels; generates new evidence-based knowledge; contributes to the development of psychosocial support programmes; and promotes support and guidance to staff and volunteers."
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".... IRCT is a private non-profit foundation. The objective of the foundation is on an international basis to promote the provision of specialised treatment and rehabilitation services for victims of torture and to contribute to the prevention of torture globally."
The International Society for Health and Human Rights (ISHHR)
".... to bring colleagues a bit closer to each other and represent a forum where information and useful experiences can be presented and shared. The human rights issue is a very important one for health workers, and as health professionals we deal with this in many different ways."
Thumbnail of the ISTSS website by Thumbshots.org The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
".... provides a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma in the United States and around the world."
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"..... The Center serves as a national and international source of information for both professionals and the lay public on psychotrauma."
Kunskapscentrum för katastrofpsykiatri / Swedish Knowledge Center of Disaster Psychiatry
".... Resource center for disaster psychiatry at the university of Uppsala, for the advancement of knowledge regarding disaster psychiatry, psychotraumatology and post-traumatic stress syndroms."
L' Associazione Qualità e Formazione
"...L' Associazione Qualità e Formazione ha come scopo il progresso della scienza psicoterapica e psicologica nell'ambito della terapia e della ricerca per offrire agli operatori del settore occasioni significative di formazione permanente."
Mental Health Europe
".... This site provides you with up to date information with key challenges in mental health, information on Mental Health Europe's mission and activities and access to a network of organisations concerned by the state of mental health in Europe." (in English and French)."
Mental Health Workers Without Borders
".... An international, not-for profit, non-governmental network of activist psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, counselors, and other mental health workers."
Thumbnail of the website of the National Center for PTSD by Thumbshots.org The National Center for PTSD
".... This website is provided as an educational resource concerning PTSD and other enduring consequences of traumatic stress, for a variety of audiences."
The Web site features The Pilots Catalog "..... an Electronic Index to the Traumatic Stress Literature."
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
".... The mission of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatised children and their families."
Research Education in Disaster Mental Health (REDMH)
".... The educational goals of REDMH are to inform, instruct, advise, and mentor disaster researchers. On this site you will find research summaries to inform the scientific community about topics salient after major disasters, instructional materials such as summaries from a book on research education in disaster mental health, contact information for those looking for advising on a particular project, and information about a mentoring program for promising newcomers to the field."
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"..... Aqui encontrará más información sobre nosotros así como una amplia gama de artículos y enlaces sobre el Trastorno de Estrés Postraumático (TEPT), Psicotraumatología y Disociación. También podrá obtener información sobre cursos, actividades formativas y congresos."
UK Psychological Trauma Society
"..... main objectives of the UKPTS will be to promote the improvement of the dissemination of knowledge of the effects of traumatic events, their consequences for people and communities, effective preventative interventions and treatments of the undesirable consequences of traumatic events; to develop a network of individuals committed to achieving this objective in the United Kingdom; to maintain a close relationship with the ESTSS."
Institutions specialized in treatment of Traumatic Stress
Thumbnail of the website of Psychotrauma Diagnosis Centre, by Thumbshots.org Psychotrauma Diagnosis Centre: PDC
The Psychotrauma Diagnosis Centre "....carries out specialist psycho-diagnostic research on the psychological effects of traumatic events on survivors. The results from such an examination form the basis on which the PDC's specialists offer independent advice as to the best possibilities of treatment available to the client concerned."
Traumatic Stress Clinic, London
Clinical service that is ".... looking at the effects of trauma across the ages, taking (where appropriate) an individual, group or a family-centred approach. In addition to the provision of a strong clinical service, in partnership with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences and the Department of Psychology in UCL, the Clinic plays a major role in research as well as in teaching and training activities."
Thumbnail of the UK Trauma Group website by Thumbshots.org Web site of the UK Trauma Group
"..... for those working within the UK health service wishing to gain contact information about a local specialist resource able to offer advice about the assessment or treatment of people with psychological reactions to major traumatic events."
Online magazines
Journal International De Victimologie
"Revue électronique trimestrielle pluridisciplinaire et internationale de victimologie"
Psychological Trauma and Abuse
A list of peer reviewed journals that focus on trauma and abuse.

 

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