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Friday, December 8, 2017
In honor of Human Rights Day, CVT Executive Director Curt Goering writes about the United States’ unprecedented retreat on human rights
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
A summary of “The Survivor-Centered Approach to Transitional Justice: Why a Trauma-Informed Handling of Witness Testimony is a Necessary Component,” a new article published in Vol. 50 of The George Washington International Law Review authored by former CVT staff Marie Soueid, Ann Marie Willhoite and Annie E. Sovcik.
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Posted in Washington, D.C.
As hearings begin today in North Carolina about the state's involvement in the U.S. torture program, Scott Roehm, CVT director of the Washington office, comments on the importance of this kind of examination and accountability.
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Clinical tools designed especially for work with children affected by trauma and loss have been developed by Sandra Githaiga, psychotherapist/trainer - child specialist, in her work at CVT Ethiopia.
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
CVT's Interpreter Project group explains the role of an interpreter in a survivor’s healing journey and discusses communicating concepts of distress across cultural barriers.
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Monday, November 6, 2017
Elizabeth Mbatha Muli, MSc, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, writes about her work with Dina, a teenage mother who survived abduction, captivity and escape, and found healing at CVT.
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Thursday, November 2, 2017
Ahmad Al-Shouly, social services manager with CVT Jordan, highlights the most profound aspects of his work
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Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Elizabeth Mbatha Muli, MSc, psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Nairobi, gave this speech at CVT's 2017 Restoring Hope Breakfast, describing her work with refugee survivors of torture.
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Thursday, October 19, 2017
A Backyard Farm, which designs and installs herb and vegetable gardens in residential lawns throughout the Twin Cities, recently donated raised gardening beds to CVT’s St. Paul Healing Center.
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, gave this speech at the CVT Restoring Hope Breakfast – October 12, 2107.
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