Welcome to the Trauma Lines blog! www.traumalines.wordpress.com is an offshoot of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS).
The mission of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists is to help the traumatized through international service, education and professional development.
The Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS) has internationally recognized certifications for trauma responders. It is a membership Association which develops standards of service and education for those who provide critical emotional care to trauma victims and survivors. ATSS has always endeavored to recognize and support both service providers and the consumers affected by all aspects of trauma in the international setting. ATSS is dedicated to excellence in training, education and experience to ensure that victims of crime, abuse, war, terrorism and disasters receive the most compassionate and effective care as possible.