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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Alison Beckman, MSW, LICSW, senior clinician for external relations, and Andrea Cárcamo, senior policy counsel, write about punitive rules proposed by the White House which will further impact asylum seeking clients.
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Phyllis Kaufman
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
The still-classified Senate Torture Report, completed by the Senate Intelligence committee in 2012, is nearly 7,000 pages long. December 9, 2019, marked the fifth anniversary of the public release of the report’s redacted executive summary. The details contained in those 525 pages are shocking: the CIA engaged in waterboarding; rectal rehydration; walling; extreme sleep deprivation; cramped confinement (big and small confinement boxes); and left detainees naked and shackled in stress positions for extended periods.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Stanton Wood, strategic initiatives officer, writes about the importance of the narrative in The Report film helping to ensure that an era of torture never happens again.
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Monday, December 9, 2019
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes on the 5th anniversary of release of the executive summary of the CIA Torture Report that it is long past time to release the full report.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Kahin Adam, MPH, MSW, LGSW, Somali community educator and psychotherapist, CVT St. Cloud, writes about what it means to clients to work with him, one of few Somali therapists in the region.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
CVT, artists and organizations advocate for a more responsible and compassionate response for those fleeing persecution.
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Monday, November 18, 2019
Curt Goering, CVT executive director, writes that the full truth about the CIA torture program must be told.
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Mohamad Bny Salameh, Ph.D., psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Jordan, writes about his work and the need to support clinical staff so they can best support clients.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Lina Hasan, associate psychotherapist/trainer, CVT Jordan, writes about her work with refugee survivors and the extraordinary changes she sees them experience.
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Friday, October 18, 2019
Gabriele Marini, psychotherapist/trainer, has been with CVT Uganda across its ten years. Here, he shares reflections on the work and the healing experienced by survivors.
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