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Committee Spotlight

Committee Spotlight: UN Taskforce

These past months have been busy times for our ISSTD activity at the U.N. On April 29, 2019 we (Karen Hopenwasser, Ariel Lublin and Robert Schwab) participated in a day long activity, Interactive Multi-Stakeholder Hearing on Universal Health Coverage. We submitted a jointly written statement with the Committee on Mental Health on the necessity of […]

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The Goodwin Fund: Increasing Access to Training in Trauma and Dissociation

The Goodwin Fund was created in the name of Jean Goodwin. Jean Goodwin is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst specializing in the treatment of patients suffering from the consequences of sexual abuse, incest and family violence. A co-founder of the Houston Galveston Trauma Institute, Dr. Goodwin is currently a faculty member of the Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic […]

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Scientific Committee

ISSTD Scientific Committee has been active since 2012. Members of the Committee are selected for a three year term, which can be extended. One third of the Committee is replaced every year, enabling continuity. It is international and global in composition, and both clinicians and researchers are represented. Former presidents of ISSTD, Vedat Şar, MD […]

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Member Engagement Committee

The Member Engagement Committee serves the membership by connecting new members, and those interested in becoming more involved, with Committee Chairs who are seeking assistance. We seek to match the talents of our membership with the needs of leadership, to help move the organization and its members forward together. ISSTD is an organization hugely dependent […]

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Child & Adolescent Committee – An Update

The ISSTD Child & Adolescent Committee (C&A Committee) is co-chaired by Fran Waters and Na’ama Yehuda, and includes members from around the world: Argentina, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the US, and the UK. The C&A Committee’s mission is to improve awareness, knowledge, training, and information about child and adolescent trauma and dissociation; and to work […]

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Website Committee

We’re making great progress on the new website. What a project it has been! Hot off the presses, here are some updates: ISSTDWorld has been up and running since October 2018, and, even with the learning curve, it has really taken off. It offers opportunities for creating community within ISSTD that previously were beyond our […]

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News from the Professional Training Program

It has been about a year since our last update to members and it has been busy. The teleseminar format for teaching in a “virtual classroom” continues to grow and is very successful. There are currently two courses on adult complex trauma and dissociative disorders available in the teleseminar format, with two parts to each […]

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Certificate Committee

ISSTD’s Certificate Program began in 2012. Paul Dell created a document outlining the Core Areas of Knowledge for professionals working with people with complex trauma and dissociation issues. A Certificate from ISSTD’s Center for Advanced Studies in Trauma and Dissociation is the gold standard in trauma education. It reflects the standards of ISSTD, the oldest […]

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Student and Emerging Professional (SEP) Committee

This has been another good year for our student and emerging professional (SEP) members. The three major highlights over the year are the annual conference, the launching of the SEP Discussion Forum and the Special Events offered for SEP members. Some highlights from the annual conference include the lunch meeting, the poster sessions, the networking […]

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Finance Committee

Greetings from ISSTD’s Finance Committee! What a year it’s been thus far—and it’s only August. Thankfully, mid-year is a relatively quiet time of the year for finance in ISSTD, and so maybe the best time to offer an update on goings on. Looking backward to the start of 2018, there were big changes afoot: long-time […]

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