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  • Syria’s Mental Health Crisis

    CVT Executive Director Curt Goering discusses the mental health crisis among Syrian refugees and CVT Jordan's experiences extending services to them.

    Source: The New York Times' On the Ground blog from Nicholas Kristof
    Date: 08/01/2014

  • Get ways out of war trauma

    Former CVT Jordan Psychotherapist/Trainer Ferdinand Garoff discusses the long-term impact of war trauma.

    Source: Swedish Yle
    Date: 07/27/2014

  • Losing the Lonely War

    CVT Jordan staff provides insight on the suicidal thoughts of Syrian refugees for an article on how suicide is becoming a crisis in the Syrian civil war.

    Source: Foreign Policy
    Date: 07/08/2014

  • A helpful decision on office location

    CVT Director of Client Services Andrea Northwood welcomes the news that the Federal government’s immigration offices in the Twin Cities will remain in place near adequate access to public transportation.

    Source: StarTribune
    Date: 07/02/2014

  • Mental-health and psychosocial support should be integrated into humanitarian responses

    TPO Cambodia, one of CVT's Partners in Trauma Health (PATH) partner torture rehabilitation centers, is mentioned in a Letter to the Editor by PATH Program Manager Pamela Kriege Santoso on the need to integrate mental health and psychosocial support in humanitarian responses. 

    Source: MinnPost
    Date: 06/26/2014

  • June 26 - Honoring the Strength and Spirit of Torture Survivors

    Executive Director Curt Goering writes on the significance of June 26 - International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

    Source: The Huffington Post
    Date: 06/23/2014

  • The Mental Health of Refugees

    A study from CVT Research Associate Patricia Shannon, Ph.D., L.P. and others recommends seven questions for physicians on how to ask refugees about their mental health.

    Source: BORGEN Magazine
    Date: 06/20/2014

  • How to Close Gitmo Without Swapping Prisoners

    Melina Milazzo, CVT's Senior Policy Counsel, discusses the status of efforts to transfer detainees out of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility and to close it.

    Source: National Journal
    Date: 06/15/2014

  • Refugees Urge Doctors to Ask Direct Questions About Mental Health

    A study from CVT Research Associate Patricia Shannon, Ph.D., L.P. and others recommends seven questions for physicians on how to ask refugees about their mental health.

    Source: Psych Congress Network
    Date: 06/03/2014

  • 2014 Minnesota Psychological Association’s Annual Convention Award Winners

    Rosa Garcia-Peltoniemi, CVT senior consulting clinician, was awarded the 2014 Minnesota Psychological Association's Leadership in Diversity Award.

    Source: Minnesota Psychological Association
    Date: 05/30/2014

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