International Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling:
Resilience & Trauma Epistemology
A Division of the American Counseling Association
Call for IARTC Newsletter Editor Applications
The Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling (IARTC), the newest division of ACA, is seeking an Editor for its bi-annual Newsletter. The IARTC Newsletter is published twice a year in the Spring (to coincide with the ACA Annual Conference and Exposition), and again in the Fall (August 30th). The Editor will solicit submissions, provide editorial oversight of articles, develop and publish the Newsletter. The Editor will disseminate the Newsletter through various platforms including the IARTC Website, CESNET, ACA Connect, COUNSgrads, and other social platforms. We hope to expand our submission to international groups moving forward.
The ideal candidate will be a member of the Association for Resilience and Trauma Counseling (or willing to join upon appointment), have excellent writing skills, attention to detail, time management skills, and organizational capabilities. Some editorial experience is desired but not required. Previous issues of the IARTC Newsletter can be found on the IARTC Website https://www.iartc.org/about-4
The selected person will work alongside and be mentored by the current Editor and Senior Associate Editor to produce the upcoming summer/fall Newsletter.
Letters of Interest and a current CV should be submitted to Mayfield.email@example.com. A review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please list IARTC Editor in the subject line.
IARTC recently received fiscal year 2023-2024 election results from ACA. Dr. Matthew J. Walsh was elected as IARTC's incoming President-Elect. Celebrate!
To enhance the quality of life for people and communities worldwide by promoting the development of professional counselors; by advancing the ideals of the American Counseling Association, the counseling profession, and the ethical practice of counseling through trauma-informed practices; and, by nurturing respect for human dignity, cultural inclusivity, and resilience.
Join an IARTC Committee!
For those of you who wish to serve IARTC, we have the following committees that you can join:
Budget & Finance Committee
Communications, Media, and PR Committee
DEI & Social Justice Committee
Graduate Student Committee
Professional Development Committee
IARTC Newsletter Editorial Team
To join a committee, please send your CV and letter of interest to IARTC President Dr. Peggy Mayfield Mayfield.firstname.lastname@example.org and IARTC President-Elect Dr. Lisa Levers at email@example.com. If appointed to a committee, we will also need a headshot and a brief bio so that we can add your profile to the IARTC website. IARTC encourages diverse members from national and international communities to apply. IARTC needs you!
Submit an Article to the IARTC Journal--Trauma Counseling and Resilience:
Trauma Counseling & Resilience Portal
The Traumatology Interest Network
The Traumatology Interest Network is for any professional counselor, counselor educator, or graduate student who is interested in traumatology and trauma therapy, or who are already providing counseling services to trauma- or disaster-affected people, schools, and communities. The Interest Network is helpful to Counselor Educators seeking to incorporate trauma-relevant CACREP standards into their programs. Those who are interested in Disaster Mental Health are also ideal members of this community, along with those interested in any of a growing number of subspecialties, including the neuroscience of trauma, transgenerational trauma, racial and cultural trauma, post-traumatic growth, traumatic stress as a public health issue, creating safe and secure schools, refugee trauma, social justice and trauma, and multicultural aspects of trauma care. Leadership Team: Lead: Dr. Karin Jordan firstname.lastname@example.org; Dr. Jane Webber email@example.com; Dr. Peggy Mayfield firstname.lastname@example.org; and Dr. Carol Smith email@example.com . To join the Traumatology Interest Network, use this link: https://community.counseling.org/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=61372754-8dc8-48b7-a992-c2d883ac3ee1