Several TRAPT members traveled to New Orleans, LA in early November to attend this years annual International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) conference. The ISTSS conference represents a unique opportunity to learn about the latest in traumatic stress research, and clinical insights, as well as to attend workshops and network with colleagues and leaders in the field. This year’s conference theme was, “Back to Basics: Integrating Clinical and Scientific Knowledge to Advance the Field of Trauma.”
TRAPT and honorary TRAPT members attend the ISTSS conference. From left to right: Jennifer Steward, Jim Scholl, Rachel Micol, Susan Drevo and Chelsea Shotwell-Tabke.
Several TRAPT members presented posters sessions on their current research. This was a great opportunity to spread the word about the work going on here in TRAPT! Learn more about the presentations below.
Katherine Miller presented findings from her dissertation, which was a case study examining the efficacy of Dr. Davis’ Exposure, Relaxation and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT) in individuals currently diagnosed with Bipolar disorder (B-ERRT). Katherine is currently on her internship at the Minneapolis VA, and lab members were very excited to spend time with her during the conference!
Katherine Miller presents data form her dissertation at the ISTSS conference in NOLA.
Rachel Micol and Jennifer Steward presented their poster, “Dating Violence in Sexual Minority Students,” which explored unique tactics of dating violence in the context of sexual minority partnerships.
Rachel Micol and Jennifer Steward next to their ISTSS poster in NOLA.
Ashley Stillman and Kelsey Hancock’s poster titled, “Stalking and PTSD in College Students,” examined the extent to which stalking experiences is related to PTSD symptomology in college students.
Kelsey presented she and Ashley’s poster at the 2015 ISTSS conference in NOLA.
In addition to their work in the TRAPT lab, Westley Youngren and Ashley Stillman spend time working at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR). They presented on data from their work at LIBR examining the ways in which sleep quality moderates the relationship between combat exposure and PTSD.
Westley presents he and Ashley’s poster from their LIBR data at the annual ISTSS conference in New Orleans.
TRAPT is very proud of the hard work of both graduate and undergraduate lab members. For more information, or to learn more about the research TRAPT is currently conducting, please check out our “Current Projects” page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Links to handouts for these posters will be located on our “Presentations“ page. Thank you for stopping by our website!