This is our archived lecture series library. We have national and international visiting scholars which present at the traumatology institute. These are international and national lectures and workshops archived for learning aids.

All the above publications are available for download at ResearchGate.Net.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PRESENT YOUR WORK PLEASE CONTACT: 

 PROF. CHARLES R. FIGLEY, PH.D., ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR RESEARCH. PHONE: 504-862-3473 EMAIL: FIGLEY@TULANE.EDU OR CHARLESFIGLEY.COM

 


Lecture series library these consist of guest lectures nationally and internationally. 


ABOUT LECTURE SERIES

I continue to make available the presentations I deliver each year. I add some additional background information. I then give this information out to the audience for their review during and following the presentation so that they can follow along or return to it as they need. 


2016 TRAUMA LECTURE SERIES

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Figley, C. R. (2016). Hysteria, Soldier’s Heart and Railway Spine: The Origin and Emergence. Invited lecture by the College of Social Work, Florida State University, April 28.

Goal: Share the stories around the long history of trauma studies and treatment of the mental aspects.

Topic: History of trauma.

Note: This is for anyone who has been traumatized or work with those who have been this lecture will suggest that the "silent illness" of PTSD is exists for 7% of the population on average but has been called hysteria, soldier's heart, railway spine,  shell shock, traumatic neurosis, combat neurosis, and traumatic stress injury, and others.

  • Figley, C. R. (2016). Compassion fatigue and its relationship to health and resilience. The Military Health Institute Distinguished Lecture Series, University of Texas Science Center, San Antonio, October 14. 

           Goal: To build compassion fatigue resiliency. 

Topics: Addressing the requirements for caring for those who "bore the battle" and their families who struggle the best they can to care for them and themselves; Define compassion fatigue and the critical concepts in building resilience.
Note: This lecture does not focus on caring for the patients. This lecture focuses on caring for the caregiver
Sharing: I am uploading this presentation as a way of recognizing and expressing my appreciation for all health and behavioral health care professionals. Day after day they answer the call of duty to keep our military ready for anything, including domestic disasters that happen more and more frequently
  • Figley, C. R. (2016). Managing Chaos Starting with Yourself: Resilience to Secondary Trauma. A Lecture in Tulane University School of Public Health course: GCHB 6320, Program Skills in Crisis and TransitionNovember 3, 2016, New Orleans.
Goal: Be more mindful of ourselves and become resilient regarding secondary trauma.
Topics: Managing health-related crisis situations more effectively by managing your own emotional reactions; developing a self care plan, and being guided by the new Ludick & Figley Compassion Fatigue Resilience Model.
Note: his lecture does not focus on caring for the patients or disaster survivor welfare. This lecture focuses on caring for the field researcher

Sharing: I am uploading this presentation out of respect and appreciation for fellow researchers who leave the comfort of their homes and offices to go to the field and work among suffering people they hope to help through their research that my lead to important cures and improved quality of life.

  • Figley, C. R. (2016). Hysteria, Soldier's Heart, and Railway Spine: The Origin and Emergence of PTSD and Trauma Sciences, Part I. Lecture 1 in the Tulane University Traumatology Institute Lecture Series.