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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Posted in Global Health, Refugees
Eye pillows are great tools for relaxation, so Julie Brunner, CVT board member, worked with her sisters and the CVT Nairobi team to make them and bring them to clients.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Andrea Cárcamo is senior policy counsel. Right about the time I began representing asylum seekers from Central America as an immigration attorney, I started watching “The Walking Dead” (TWD), a TV show about the zombie apocalypse. I have never been someone able to deal with gore, but my husband and I figured out a system in which I run out of the room during violent scenes and return once he tells me the scene has passed. I have been able to watch multiple shows using this method, including the quintessentially violent show “Game of Thrones,” and, of course, the beginning of “The Walking Dead.”   
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Thursday, October 3, 2019
Read about El Paso, Texas-based Annunciation House, winner of CVT's 2019 Eclipse Award!
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Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Here's what Luca Modenesi, clinical advisor health, has learned from talking about his work.
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019
More than 4,000 people from over 100 countries gathered for the World Confederation of Physical Therapists, including CVT Nairobi's Jepkemoi Kibet!
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Monday, September 23, 2019
Dina Tamimi, staff interpreter/translator, CVT Jordan, writes about techniques she uses to maintain distance when interpreting clients' stories of torture during therapy.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Ala’a Younes, psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about the positive changes achieved by survivors of torture when they go through rehabilitative care.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Learn about the new tech innovations revolutionizing human rights!
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Thursday, September 12, 2019
Heba Sarhan, psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about methods of care that result in changed lives for survivors of torture.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Noor Abuljood,senior psychosocial counselor, CVT Jordan, writes about many varying methods for caring for clients' specific needs.
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