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Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Monday, May 10, 2021
As conflict erupted in the northern Tigray state where we work, the CVT Ethiopia team took action to care for people impacted by trauma. Liyam Eloul, clinical advisor for mental health, CVT Ethiopia, writes about their efforts.
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Thursday, May 6, 2021
From CVT's Washington, DC, office, Andrea Cárcamo and Ariel Zarate, MA, LSW, write about the harmful use of the word “alien” in the U.S. immigration system.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Biro Okwory Ongom, psychosocial counselor, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about his journey and his work with clients, writing, “Doing this work helps clients get hope, and it gives me hope.”
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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Ansam Abusabha, physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes about how one client’s progress can bring not only healing, but happiness, to many people.
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic approached, the physiotherapy team at CVT Kalobeyei moved quickly to adapt their in-person sessions to a hybrid model, allowing for continued, yet socially distanced, care.
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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Guest author Ariel Zarate, MA, LSW, writes about the dire situation faced by the Rohingya population and the need for change to the U.S. refugee resettlement program.
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Monday, January 25, 2021
Wahba Hassanein, psychotherapist /trainer, Bol Buony, counseling supervisor, and Tet Puok, counseling supervisor, CVT Ethiopia-Gambella, wrote about efforts to spread a message of care regarding gender-based violence.
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Thursday, January 7, 2021
Here is CVT's explainer of four final rules being implemented by the Trump administration in its last days in office, all of which are particularly harmful to asylum seekers.
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Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Lucien Mulenga, community worker, CVT Kalobeyei, writes about his work with clients and the ways that he recognizes the signs of trauma within the community.
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
For Human Rights Day 2020, CVT takes a look at Article 14, the right to seek asylum, and considers the rights of those trying to seek safety in the United States.
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