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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, reflects on meeting with survivors at CVT Uganda.
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Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Laura de Rosier, CVT major gifts and events associate, reports on highlights from SAFE: The Sexual Assault Fundamentals Education Conference.
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Thursday, April 5, 2018
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.
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Monday, April 2, 2018
Teresia Macharia, psychosocial counselor at CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with survivors, including teenage girls who became mothers as a result of rape.
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Friday, March 30, 2018
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.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
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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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
A new text book features CVT’s dynamic approach to physical therapy for survivors of torture and trauma.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
CVT Executive Director Curt Goering reports on his trip to CVT Nairobi and Kakuma.
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Monday, March 12, 2018
Nancy Mwikali, counseling supervisor, CVT Nairobi, writes about the importance of listening and giving clients a space where they can speak without being judged.
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Monday, March 5, 2018
"Clients become able to deal with the past and change their future," writes Raymond Mwaura, psychosocial counselor, CVT Nairobi,about the long-term impacts of his work with survivors of torture.
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