Wednesday, November 15 • 13:00 - Thursday, November 16 •16:30
Workshop: Psychological Safety for Investigative Reporting FULL

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This workshop brings together working journalists and health professionals from the Dart Centre for Journalism and Trauma to look at the issue of psychological self care when immersed in traumatic stories. 

The afternoon will include small-group interactive exercises; panel Q & A's; teaching on trauma in non-Western and Western cultures; and self-care tips from seasoned investigative reporters. 

Chaired by Cait McMahon, Managing Director of Dart Centre Asia Pacific, with sessions by other Dart staff and associates. 

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Cait McMahon

Managing Director, Dart Centre Asia Pacific
Cait McMahon has been Managing Director of the Dart Centre Asia Pacific www.dartcentre.org/asia-pacific  since 2004.  McMahon is a psychologist, and began working with the media in 1987.  Cait is responsible for creating and facilitating training programmes across the Asia Pacific region to promote ethical and thorough reporting of violence and disaster, as well as psychologica... Read More →

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Ismail Einashe

Investigative Journalist
Ismail Einashe is an award-winning investigative journalist and writer who has written for The Guardian, BBC News, Foreign Policy, The Sunday Times, El Mundo, Internazionale and The Nation, among many others. He is a member of Lost in Europe, a cross-border journalism project investigating... Read More →
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Patricia Evangelista

Multimedia Manager, Rappler
Patricia Evangelista, 32, is a multimedia journalist who covers disaster, conflict, human rights and development issues. Before joining online news agency Rappler, she co-created and produced the New York Festivals winning television narrative series Storyline and wrote an opinion... Read More →
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Elana Newman

Professor of Psychology, University of Tulsa
Elana Newman, McFarlin Professor of Psychology at the University of Tulsa, has conducted research on a variety of topics regarding the psychological and physical response to traumatic life events, assessment of PTSD in children and adults, journalism and trauma, and understanding... Read More →
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Amantha Perera

Asia Pacific Coordinator, Dart Center Asia Pacific
Writer and a trainer based in Colombo Sri Lanka, Amantha is the Asia Pacific Coordinator for the DART Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia Journalism School. With over 15 years of experience working in Sri Lanka and overseas, he has covered the island’s civil war and post... Read More →
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Gavin Rees

Director, Dart Center Europe
Gavin Rees is the director of Dart Centre Europe, an organisation dedicated to promoting ethical and innovative approaches to the coverage of trauma and violence. Gavin has also produced business and political news for US, British and Japanese news channels, and has worked on drama... Read More →
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Bruce Shapiro

Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Bruce Shapiro is Executive Director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. An award-winning reporter on human rights, criminal justice... Read More →

Wednesday November 15, 2017 13:00 - Thursday November 16, 2017 16:30 PST
Wits Science Stadium - 2nd Floor, Room 207 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,