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Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the world must turn its attention to the extensive humanitarian work being done in Iraq, not only to the conflicts in the region.
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Monday, January 13, 2020
Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, clarifies details regarding several onerous barriers to asylum seeking.
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Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Noor Abdullah Al-Sagher, senior psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about the importance of caring for parents in order to help children heal after war.
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Monday, January 6, 2020
Malak Al-Sarisi, senior psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about how her clients overcome past trauma as well as dealing with current challenges.
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Shorouq Abadi, senior psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about taking care of oneself while caring for survivors.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Alison Beckman, MSW, LICSW, senior clinician for external relations, and Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, write about punitive rules proposed by the White House which will further impact asylum seeking clients.
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Phyllis Kaufman
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The still-classified Senate Torture Report, completed by the Senate Intelligence committee in 2012, is nearly 7,000 pages long. December 9, 2019, marked the fifth anniversary of the public release of the report’s redacted executive summary. The details contained in those 525 pages are shocking: the CIA engaged in waterboarding; rectal rehydration; walling; extreme sleep deprivation; cramped confinement (big and small confinement boxes); and left detainees naked and shackled in stress positions for extended periods.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Stanton Wood, strategic initiatives officer, writes about the importance of the narrative in The Report film helping to ensure that an era of torture never happens again.
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes on the 5th anniversary of release of the executive summary of the CIA Torture Report that it is long past time to release the full report.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Kahin Adam, MPH, MSW, LGSW, Somali community educator and psychotherapist, CVT St. Cloud, writes about what it means to clients to work with him, one of few Somali therapists in the region.
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