How can we as researchers avoid causing harm when interviewing people with traumatic experiences?

A seminar with Marianne Opaas

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Marianne Opaas. Photo: Nkvts.

Topics addressed in the lecture:

  • Trauma, complex traumatization, post-traumatic stress and other physical and psychological reactions.
  • What is re-traumatization? When is there a risk of re-traumatization to occur?
  • Research interviews with individuals who have experienced trauma, and who are from other cultural backgrounds - how to engage with interviewees to ensure they have the best possible experience?

Marianne Opaas is a researcher at the Norwegian Centre for Violence and Traumatic Stress Studies and a specialist in clinical psychology and community psychology. The seminar takes place in room 8113 in Domus Juridica.

The number of available seats is limited and given on a basis of first come, first served.

Registration can be done by e-mail to Charlotte Lysa,

Deadline for registration: August 21, 2021 The seminar is held in English.

Published Aug. 12, 2021 4:32 PM - Last modified Aug. 24, 2021 9:49 AM