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Lucien Mulenga, community worker, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about his work with clients and the ways that he recognizes the signs of trauma within the community.
For Human Rights Day 2020, CVT takes a look at Article 14, the right to seek asylum, and considers the rights of those trying to seek safety in the United States.
Teresa Longole, psychosocial counselor, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about her work with survivors and the need to allow them time and space for healing.
Wahba Hassanein, psychotherapist/trainer, and Tet Puok Duel, counseling supervisor, CVT Ethiopia-Gambella, write about activities in the Nguenyyiel camp on World Mental Health Day.
Andrea Cárcamo, CVT senior policy counsel, writes about how the U.S. use of immigration detention results in family separation, yet is often overlooked.
Noor Al-Sagher, psychologist, CVT Jordan, writes about her experience as a therapist who hears from many different clients about one traumatic event and the unique effects this has on her.
Tesfanesh Kassaye, counseling supervisor, CVT Ethiopia-Tigray, writes about the team's activities to commemorate World Mental Health Day.
Ruvina Jeremano, psychosocial counselor, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about her work with clients and the possibilities she sees for reaching more survivors.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director
In honor of World Mental Health Day, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, stands with survivors of torture as they rebuild their lives and pursue holistic healing—healing which includes mental health care.
The CVT Ethiopia-Gambella team hosted special activities on Sept 10 for two important occasions: World Suicide Prevention Day and the eve of the Ethiopian New Year, 2013.

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