Media Resources

BOOKS 

Trauma and Recovery by Judith Herman, MD

Children Changed by Trauma: A Healing Guide by Debra Whiting, Ph.D., Alexander and Debra Whiting Alexander

I Can't Get Over It: A Handbook for Trauma Survivors by Aphrodite Matsakis

Good Grief: A Constructive Approach to the Problem of Loss by Granger E. Westberg

The Grief Recovery Handbook: The Action Program for Moving Beyond Death Divorce, and Other Losses by John W. James and Russell Friedman

Awakening from Grief: Finding the Road Back to Joy by John E. Welshons

After the Darkest Hour: How Suffering Begins the Journey to Wisdom by Kathleen A. Brehony

WEBSITES 

LINK: www.istss.org
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: This site is provided by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. It has information for the media including: general information, fact sheets and specialized trauma resources and organizations.

LINK: www.apa.org/psychnet/coverage.html
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: This is the site of the American Psychological Association. It contains articles a wide variety of articles on coping with the events of Sept. 11.

Sample Articles

LINK: www.naswdc.org 
WHAT YOU'LL FIND: The website of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has links to a variety of organizations that deal with children and teens.

Sample Article

  • Children’s Responses to Terrorism, September 14, 2001by Lawrence B. Rosenfeld, Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Sample Links for Children/Teens

LINK: http://ncptsd.org/who/students.html 
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: This website is designed to serve the diverse needs of a large array of interested audiences such as survivors of traumatic experiences, family membersstudents and others interested in understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

LINK: www.icisf.org
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: This site is provided by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. (ICISF) a non-profit, open membership foundation dedicated to the prevention and mitigation of disabling stress. Although this is aimed all Emergency Services professions, there are relevant handouts, speeches and articles for the media.

 Sample Articles

LINK: http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/keepsafe/attack.html
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: The American Red Cross provides materials to help citizens cope with the terrorist attacks. In addition to the online brochures, there are printable versions. There are also discussion boards.

LINK: http//www.aafp.org/afp/20000901/1046ph.html
WHAT YOU’LL FIND: This is the website of the American Academy of Family Physicians. It offers a fact sheet on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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