Sun, Jun 20, 2021

ESTSS - European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Accepted by GA 2013

Mission statement

  • ESTSS seeks to ensure that clinical research and policy practices in the field of psychotraumatology are informed by evidence systematically gathered and publicly scrutinised.
  • ESTSS seeks to ensure continued prominence is given to all aspects of traumatic stress and its many repercussions.
  • ESTSS seeks to promote networking between individuals and organisations within the field of psychotraumatology.

The main objectives of ESTSS, contained within the ESTSS mission statement, are:

  • To increase and disseminate knowledge of traumatic stress based on good science.
  • To identify cross European issues, such as differences in training and certification.
  • To stimulate cross European training for different levels of certification.
  • To stimulate and help to set up local societies in different European countries.
  • To help establish European wide research on traumatic stress.
  • To focus on European issues relating to traumatic stress, e.g. disaster response, uniform services, child abuse etc.
  • To liaise with pan-European and international organisations/bodies.

President : Vedat Sar

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