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Berihu Hadgu, counselor, CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with children in the refugee camps who have survived traumatic experiences, helping them heal and return to normal childhood activities.

Girmalew Teklu, finance/HR officer, CVT Ethiopia, writes about his role as a member of CVT’s non-clinical staff.

Asfaw Woldeyohannes Zegeye, logistics officer, CVT Ethiopia, comments on how all roles within CVT make a difference for survivors of torture and traumatic experiences.

Haftay Hindeya Reda, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about the importance of helping survivors of torture and traumatic experiences identify a more complete picture of their lives.

Gabriele Marini, psychotherapist/field representative, CVT Uganda, describes a significant therapeutic step in the healing journey of survivors of torture.

Fisseha Micheale Tassow, interpreter/cultural liaison at CVT Ethiopia, writes about how effective translation is part of clients’ healing journey.

Mohammad Abu Yaman, senior physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, discusses the importance of the children’s group sessions and the role of parents in their child’s healing.

Medhanye Alem, counselor at CVT Ethiopia, writes about his work with Eritrean survivors of trauma of all ages, including many children.

Job Onyango, psychotherapist/trainer at CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with survivors of torture and war atrocities in this speech he delivered at CVT’s Restoring Hope Breakfast event, Oct. 4, 2016 in Minneapolis.

Ahmad Al-Shouly, social services coordinator at CVT Jordan, talks about the integral role of social services in supporting refugees who are survivors of torture. 

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