CVT In the News

  • 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

  • Thanks to the Center for Victims of Torture in North Hashmi

    A journalist who is also the parent of a child in a previous counseling group writes a letter expressing appreciation to CVT Jordan.

    Source: Altruism News
    Date: 07/18/2014

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Meeting the needs of traumatized refugees: What to ask, what not to ask

    CVT Senior Research and Evaluation Manager Greg Vinson discusses mental health screening for traumatized refugees. Greg was part of a working group assembled by the Minnesota Department of Health to identify five questions to be asked during the initial health screening exam given to all newly arrived refugees.

    Source: MinnPost
    Date: 05/07/2014

  • Increase access to mental health services globally

    Annie Sovcik, CVT's Director of the Washington Office, writes on the need to expand mental health services for refugees and survivors of humanitarian emergencies worldwide. 

    Source: The Hill's Congress Blog
    Date: 04/28/2014


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