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Navigating COVID-19: An ASTSS list of complied resources

Please find below a list of links to external resources and strategies related to navigating and coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Resources span from those focused on mental health and wellbeing to trauma specific resources, and resources for healthcare workers and clinicians. For official updates on COVID-19, please refer to the Federal Department of Health and your […]

Bushfire and natural disaster mental health resources

 Please find below a link to mental health resources related to bushfire and natural disaster Phoenix Australia has collated resources and advice through their website including the joint publication Looking After Yourself for adults, children and support persons. Beyond Blue has a list of information and resources for people living in bushfire affected areas. The Black Dog Institute has worked with NSW Fire and Rescue […]


In each year that ACOTS is held, the ASTSS offers research awards to encourage and reward academic excellence in traumatic stress research. The ASTSS Research Awards are designed to encourage relatively new researchers and are targeted at current postgraduate students and early career researchers. Full terms of the award are available for download. Awards offered in 2019 […]

Nominations for ASTSS Executive Positions Open

In accordance with Section 18 of the ASTSS Constitution, nominations are sought to fill elected positions to the Management Committee. Positions that become vacant at the 2019 AGM are: Vice President, Executive Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, and Student Representative.If you would like to nominate a member for any of the aforementioned positions, please download the nomination form […]

ACOTS 2019 Early Bird Registrations Extended!

Registrations for the full conference program at the Early Bird rate have been extended until July 12.ASTSS membership entitles you to discounted conference rates: ·         ASTSS member rate $1,000 ·         Non-member rate $1,100 ·         Student rates available. Registrations will be available at the full rate from July 13th.

ACOTS 2019 – Late Call for Poster Submissions

A late call for poster presentation submissions will close Friday 31 May, and notifications will be sent out in the week commencing 10 June.  Submissions may cover any topic relevant to the field of traumatic stress, but preference will be given to those consistent with the conference theme.  If you already plan to come to […]

ACOTS 2019 Super Early Bird Registrations Extended!

Registrations for the full conference program at the Super Early Bird rate have been extended until May 11.ASTSS membership entitles you to discounted conference rates: ·         ASTSS member rate $850 ·         Non-member rate $950 ·         Student rates available. Early bird rates will be available from 12 May until 28 June 2019.