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

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As CVT launches our #RejectTorture campaign today, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, asks fellow Americans to remember these simple facts: torture is illegal, immoral, ineffective and makes America less safe.

When a 9th grade class at Washington High in Milwaukee decided to support CVT Dadaab, nothing could stop them.

For World Humanitarian Day, Curt Goering, CVT executive director, salutes humanitarian workers including CVT staff, who are committed to extending rehabilitative care to survivors of torture.

Paul Orieny, Ph.D,  CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health

Paul Orieny, CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health, shares his thoughts on a child's right to rehabilitation, from an April convening in Geneva hosted by The United Nations Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture.

Take a peek at last week's photos of CVT Partners in Trauma Healing collaborating with Liberian Association of Psychosocial Services in Monrovia, Liberia.

Claire O’Reilly, physiotherapist & trainer at CVT Jordan and Liyam Eloul, CVT clinical advisor for mental health, share about the talk they recently gave on the ethical challenges they face with the clients they serve.

Abbey Kanzer, psychotherapist and trainer, St. Paul Healing Center, reflects on the complexities of hope and healing in her work with survivors of torture.

Kristi Rendahl, CVT organizational development advisor, describes her work doing assessments of locations where CVT may bring its rehabilitative care for torture survivors.

Amal Hassan, CVT Somali community liaison, comments on her experience moving to America and the importance of welcoming refugees and asylum seekers.

Shorouq Jabari, physiotherapist, CVT Jordan, writes about combining rewarding work with her physiotherapy skills in her work with survivors of torture at CVT.

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