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Trauma & Technology SIG

Mission Statement

The ISTSS Trauma & Technology Special Interest Group (SIG) is a forum for researchers, clinicians, and educators with an interest or expertise in all things associated with the Internet and technology. It is understood that T&T are tools to facilitating work and social networking. The T&T SIG is especially interested in how these tools can and do help traumatized or help understand them. Therefore the T&T SIG promotes interdisciplinary dialogue, special projects, and research on the interface between T&T and trauma.

The T&T SIG is among the oldest, being established with the first group of SIGs by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). It has sponsored sessions early in its history.

New Beginning: We are especially interested in becoming a valued resource for new and younger ISTSS members and students. Plans are underway to establish social networking web sites, a Twitter network, and other efforts to promote interaction among I&T SIG members.


Leigh Ridings, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina

Haijing Hallenbeck
Stanford University 

Student Co-Chairs
Zoe Brier
Samantha Berg

Trauma & Technology SIG Listserv Address

Members of the Trauma and Technology SIG can use the SIG listserv to share information with the full SIG.