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CVT Provides Care to Survivors of Torture and War

We heal victims of torture through professional care worldwide.

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Training New CVT Counselors in Ethiopia

We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors.

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CVT Advocates for the Protection of Torture and War Survivors

We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors.

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On our blog

  • Executive Director Curt Goering writes on the violence in Gaza and the need for mental health rehabilitative services.

  • UN report shows impact of armed conflict on children and the dangers of being a child in Syria.

  • Read about one Minnesota community's efforts to care for children after traumatic events.

  • CVT counselor Kalo Sokoto writes about seeking to understand the reality of survivors.

  • UNHCR seeks end to detention of asylum seekers & refugees.

  • CVT staff join other experts for meeting on providing sustainable mental health services worldwide.

  • Read remarks shared with survivors at CVT’s St. Paul, MN event commemorating #26June.

What's new

  • CVT counselors help refugee survivors heal after after torture and war and deal with significant challenges.  Read this short interview with Job and Kalo, counselors with CVT Nairobi.

  • See photos from our June 26 events in the United States and Africa on our Faceook page here

  • CVT Jordan staff provides insights into the alarming number of Syrian refugees struggling with suicidal thoughts.

  • Thank you for your inspiring messages of hope & comfort sent in honor of June 26. Read all the messages here.

  • CVT welcomes the decision to keep Twin Cities immigration offices near public transportation.

  • We have a new webinar for service providers that discusses approaches to couples therapy with torture survivors.

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