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Dawit Ermias, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia, writes about the therapeutic approaches that help child refugees heal from their traumatic experiences.

Marie Soueid, CVT policy counsel, wrote this Explainer with details on the Executive Order regarding refugees and immigration and subsequent legal actions.

CVT participated in a small roundtable discussion the last weekend in January with Senators Klobuchar and Franken on the impact of the Executive Order (EO) on refugees. 

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Andom Redae, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia, reports from the Adi Harush refugee camp about CVT clients' return to dignity. 

Habteab Tsegay, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia, describes his work with refugee torture survivors and the importance of work within the community.

Daniel Welday, psychosocial counselor, CVT Ethiopia,describes the enormous changes he sees in the lives of torture survivors after they seek care.

As a new era begins, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, emphasizes the need to stand with survivors of torture and champion their rights.

CVT is monitoring discussion of our top policy positions during the confirmation hearings for presidential appointees. Here are details on some of the key issues we're watching.

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.

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