Restoring Hope and Dignity CVT Manual

This is a Center for Victims of Torture (CVT)-produced manual focusing specifically on CVT’s group counseling intervention. It has been developed based on CVT’s 15 years of group counseling experience around the world, in combination with a review of the current literature in the field, contributions from CVT’s internal experts, external peer reviewers, field counselors, and feedback from former CVT clients. It is intended for use in humanitarian or low-resourced settings with individuals who are experiencing marked distress and reduced daily functioning due to having experienced extreme stress related to war, torture, or human-rights violations.  

CVT is availing it for free download and fair use with the following conditions and understanding:

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