Healing and Human Rights: A Blog by the Center for Victims of Torture

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CVT clients and clinicians reflect on their late-fall canoe trip with Wilderness Inquiry, an organization that aims to make the outdoors accessible for all.

As we face the one-year anniversary of President Trump's Travel Ban, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, shares a former client’s story about the devastating impacts of the ban on his family and their future.

Did you know that CVT plans to extend its care to the Kakuma refugee camps of northwest Kenya? Read about our plans here.

CVT clinicians explain sexual torture and the impact of sexual violence - or the threat thereof - on survivors.

Paul Orieny, Ph.D., LMFT, CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health, describes the need for psychosocial care for South Sudanese refugees who have recently settled in northern Uganda in enormous numbers.

Clinical tools designed especially for work with children affected by trauma and loss have been developed by Sandra Githaiga, psychotherapist/trainer - child specialist, in her work at CVT Ethiopia.

Elizabeth Mbatha Muli, MSc, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with Dina, a teenage mother who survived abduction, captivity and escape, and found healing at CVT.

Elizabeth Mbatha Muli, MSc, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, gave this speech at CVT's 2017 Restoring Hope Breakfast, describing her work with refugee survivors of torture.

Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 12, 2107.

Paul Orieny, senior clinical advisor for mental health, and Neal Porter, director of international services, comment on the need for care for one million refugees newly arrived in Uganda.

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