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Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Posted in Refugees, Minnesota
Laurie Bangs, CVT volunteer, reflects on building trust and a friendship with a CVT client during a shopping excursion in St. Paul.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Jepkemoi Kibet, physiotherapist/trainer at CVT Kenya, comments on the presentation she gave recently regarding a tool that analyzes the ways torture survivors think about their pain.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Islam Al-Aqeel, senior psychosocial counselor at CVT Jordan, describes her work helping survivors of torture look inside themselves and regain their identity.
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Mohamad Qtaishat
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Mohammed Qtaishat, a physiotherapist at CVT Jordan, describes how he helps survivors cope with symptoms that result from torture.
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Emily Hutchinson
Thursday, April 7, 2016
As an aspiring lawyer just about to enter law school when the Arab Spring began in Egypt, Emily Hutchinson was inspired by the activists in Tahrir Square and around the country to pursue a career in human rights law.
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Wednesday, March 30, 2016
To help ease fears, a St. Paul police officer meets with torture survivors at the CVT Healing Center.
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Monday, March 28, 2016
For Social Work Month, Brynn Smith, clinic manager, St. Paul Healing Center, comments on the roles of social workers as they help torture survivors rebuild their lives.
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Luca Modenesi, psychotherapist/trainer in CVT Jordan, describes his work as a therapist and as a trainer of psychosocial counselors as they care for those who have endured torture.
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Marie Soueid is CVT policy counsel.Imagine for a moment that the entire population of Washington, D.C. suddenly takes refuge in Tennessee over the course of 5 short years. The new residents, however, are restricted from working, half of their children remain out of school, and housing prices continue to rise for both Tennesseans and Washingtonians.
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Thursday, March 10, 2016
A large crowd gathered on the main highway between Shire and Mai Tsebri in Ethiopia on October 8. More than 600 spectators had come out to watch a cycling competition to raise awareness of the importance of mental health. Five female and ten male elite cyclists from the refugee community raced on a two-kilometer circuit – the women cycling 10 laps and the men racing 25 laps – while the crowds cheered.
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