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

Ethiopia Counselors Stretch

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
When a 9th grade class at Washington High in Milwaukee decided to support CVT Dadaab, nothing could stop them.
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Mary Healy, CVT Volunteer
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Mary Healy, a CVT veteran volunteer, shares the hope and resilience she's witnessed in clients while helping them navigate the Twin Cities transit system. 
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Cruelty of Unending Grief: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
On International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Marie Soueid, CVT policy counsel, discusses the psychological and legal toll on families of missing loved ones in Iraq.
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Melina Milazzo is CVT senior policy counsel
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Melina Milazzo, CVT senior policy counsel, comments on the recent largest single transfer of 15 men from Guantánamo prison to the United Arab Emirates by the Obama administration. 
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Friday, August 19, 2016
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.
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Paul Orieny, Ph.D,  CVT senior clinical advisor for mental health
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Take a peek at last week's photos of CVT Partners in Trauma Healing collaborating with Liberian Association of Psychosocial Services in Monrovia, Liberia.
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Posted in Human Rights
CVT is excited to be one of 50 organizations selected as a semi-finalist for the Drucker Prize.
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Thursday, July 28, 2016
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.
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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Abbey Kanzer, psychotherapist and trainer, St. Paul Healing Center, reflects on the complexities of hope and healing in her work with survivors of torture.
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