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

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Curt Goering, CVT executive director, urges people to contact Congress and tell them to end inhumane family separation practices.
To help address ongoing challenges faced by LGBTI clients after they complete counseling, CVT Nairobi started an innovative Aftercare program for continuing care.
Rosina Mruttu, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, writes about the many methods of healing with survivors of torture and trauma.
Nimo Khalif, administrative/HR officer, CVT Nairobi, writes about how at CVT, the most important resource is the human resource .
Miriam Okello, finance controller, CVT Nairobi, writes about the key financial work that helps keep the program running efficiently so as many refugees as possible can receive care.
A new paper co-authored by Craig Higson-Smith, CVT research director, examines the need for therapeutic interventions beyond those focused solely on past trauma.
To provide additional support to survivors of torture, CVT Atlanta has introduced a new role focused on community and advocacy initiatives to support human rights, which can help clients with healing.
Teresia Macharia, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with survivors, including teenage girls who became mothers as a result of rape.
CVT published a report authored by Shannon Golden, Ph.D., CVT research associate, about mental health, stressors, coping strategies and more, conducted in two camps in Northern Ethiopia.
Refugees who have survived torture see improvements as a result of collaborative care, but more research is needed, according to a new report authored by CVT researchers, including Maria Vukovich, Ph.D, research associate, and colleagues.

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