The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is the leading national organization supporting professionals who serve children and families affected by child maltreatment and violence.
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The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies was founded in 1985 for professionals to share information about the effects of trauma. ISTSS is dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences.
SMILe was formed in 2008 after its founder discovered that she was not the only one suffering in (relative) silence through University with mental illness. Students she talked to felt their universities didn’t want to admit their students were ‘unhappy’, especially in the long term, and that as students their vulnerability was overlooked.
Mostly interesting to the the common layperson who is interested in psychology/psychiatry or the student, this manual is a well-thought out guide to how to help others when help is needed right now.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network was established to improve access to care, treatment, and services for traumatized children and adolescents exposed to traumatic events. This section of NCTSN.org provides information about the Network itself.
The Trauma and Attachment Report is a weekly online research report published out of York University in Toronto. Its purpose is to provide clear, accurate information to members of the community, on the topic of interpersonal trauma. The report will cover topics such as the causes and consequences of trauma; treatment, prevention, and implications of trauma for society at large. The articles draw upon primary sources such as interviews with survivors, therapists, and others who work in the field of interpersonal trauma. The Trauma and Attachment Report seeks to disseminate knowledge by discussing research findings published in reputable scientific journals, in a manner that can be easily understood by readers.
The MISS Foundation is a volunteer based organization committed to providing crisis support and long term aid to families after the death of a child from any cause.
The Neuropsychological Assessment Need Tool (NANT) is a quick and easy to use online application to help assess the need for a neuropsychological assessment.