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Shelleyan Lewars, social media consultant, CVT Georgia, writes about efforts in Georgia to support and utilize the skills and talents of the state's new Americans.
CVT Georgia commemorates five years of serving clients.
Wangui Wanjiru, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with Rosa, a client who began rebuilding her life and better supporting and connecting with her daughter after tele-counseling.
Habiba Huka, counseling supervisor, CVT Nairobi, writes about the remarkable and steady progress made by a client whose care included tele-counseling.
Authors Andrea Cárcamo, Leora Hudak, Urmy Shukla and Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva describe CVT’s work to address the secondary trauma and resiliency needs of legal service providers on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Las autoras Andrea Cárcamo, asesora principal de políticas, Leora Hudak, especialista en bienestar del personal y salud mental, Urmy Shukla, asesora de evaluación de programas, y Lisa Peterson-de la Cueva describen el trabajo que CVT está llevando a cabo para enfrentar el trauma secundario y enseñar la importancia de resiliencia de los proveedores de servicios legales en la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México.
As the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, the CVT Ethiopia-Gambella team acted quickly to care for clients and implement new processes.
Alison Beckman, MSW, LICSW, senior clinician for external relations, writes about a visit to Casa Alitas in Tucson in preparation for extending new forms of care.
The CVT team working in the Tigray region of Ethiopia shares messages of hope from counselors and clients.
Noor Al-Sagher, tele-mental health therapist/trainer, Survivor of Torture Initiative, writes about her work with survivors of sexual torture, saying “every case of recovery is an achievement of humanity.”

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