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11th Annual Amygdala Conference Videos

 

The following is a playlist of all the videos for the 11th Annual Amygdala Conference held on April 19, 2016


To see each video seperately click here

Army STARRS: Vol 1, Iss 10 (UPDATED AUG 9 2016)

This document is an ongoing continuous summary of Army STARRS and STARRS-LS publications. Army STARRS (2009-2015) was the largest and most comprehensive research project of mental health among U.S. Army Soldiers ever conducted. The project was designed to examine a broad range of risk and resilience (protective) factors across a complex set of outcomes including suicidal behaviors and associated mental health issues. Army STARRS scientists created a series of large and extensive databases with the potential to achieve groundbreaking results. These databases allow scientists to investigate a diverse combination of factors from demographic, psychological, biological, neurological, behavioral, and social domains with the goal of generating actionable findings for the Army. The project was designed using an adaptive approach which means it evolved as new information became available over the course of the project. The research team shared preliminary findings, as they became available, with senior Army leadership so the Army could apply them to its ongoing health promotion, risk reduction, and suicide prevention efforts. The work is continuing under the STARRS Longitudinal Study (STARRS-LS) which runs from 2015 to 2020.

Research Review: Family Violence, Summer 2016

CSTS is pleased to present the Summer 2016 edition of Research Review: Family Violence, part of the Joining Forces Joining Families, publication series. Research Review: Family Violence is part of the Joining Forces Joining Families publication series. Research Review: Family Violence presents summaries of current and emerging research in the areas of intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. These highly readable summaries will be helpful for personnel working in Family Advocacy, Primary Care, and Mental Health. Policy makers and community leaders will find the information relevant to the development of public health policy. Each review provides the most important points of a recent publication. Readers can go to the reference cited for complete information. Research Review: Family Violence is published twice per year. Please distribute Research Review: Family Violence to any individuals or organizations you feel may benefit from this information.

CSTS 2015 Annual Report

The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress (CSTS) 2015 Annual Report is available for download. The Report includes an interactive table of contents and provides a summary of our research, training, education, consultation and other activities and accomplishments throughout the calendar year. The Report also includes a compilation of our publications, briefings, interviews and awards, as well as listings of our personnel and partnerships.

Orlando Tragedy

Mass shootings can be extremely disruptive and traumatic events. In response to recent tragedy at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress has developed several brief, educational fact sheets. They provide victims, families, community members, and leaders with guidance on enhancing self-care and optimizing well-being in the aftermath of a mass shooting event.

Leadership Communication: Anticipating and Responding to Stressful Events

Funerals and Memorials A Part of Recovery

Leadership in the Wake of Tragedy

Leadership Stress Management

Psychological First Aid: How You Can Support Well-Being in Disaster Victims

Recovery After Witnessing a Traumatic Event

Restoring a Sense of Well-Being in Children After a Disaster  Tips for Parents, Caregivers and Professionals 

Safety, Recovery and Hope after CRISIS Helping Communities and Families Recover

Coping with Stress Following  a Mass Shooting

Preparing, Responding and Coping with the Stress of Mass Shootings

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