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Stigma reduction is integrated into all facets of CVT's centers and programs, around the world.
Dedan Otieno writes about how his work as psychosocial counselor helps relieve survivors' suffering, as do the actions they then take to help other survivors find care.
Darlene Lynch, head of external relations at CVT Atlanta, remembers a young survivor and his right to live a life without torture.
As CVT Jordan marks its 10th anniversary, we look at the ways the program changed and expanded to meet the needs of survivors.
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 3, 2018.
Islam Al-Aqeel, psychotherapist/trainer for CVT’s Syrian Survivors of Torture Initiative (SOTI), delivered this moving speech at CVT's 2018 Restoring Hope Breakfast.
Amrita Chudasama, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with survivors and the beauty in their process of change.
The team at CVT Nairobi developed a Parenting program to help refugee parents cope with stress and bring families closer together.
Jack Indusa, logistics officer, CVT Nairobi, writes about the complexity and importance of logistics work in Kakuma and Nairobi.
As part of CVT's Healing Hearts project, a new paper explores how integrated behavioral health care can effectively address the needs of a group of Karen refugee clients.

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