Webinars (all topics)

Group Treatment with Survivors of Torture 1 - The Orientation Group: PSOT's Approach to Welcoming and Further Resourcing

Thursday, 19 March 2015
With this webinar, the NCB Project began a series:  Group Treatment with Survivors of Torture.
 
Survivors of Torture programs across the US are creating and using innovative and effective techniques in providing treatment services through groups. In this series, we will feature three torture rehabilitation programs that are conducting group treatment, within Judith Herman's three-staged framework - as written about in her book, Trauma and Recovery.
 
The first session in this series took place on March 18th at 2:00 PM EDT and features Melba Sullivan of the Bellevue/NYU Program for

Advocating to Protect Unaccompanied Children in Your Community

Friday, 26 September 2014

This webinar, by the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), addresses advocacy on behalf of unaccompanied children residing with sponsors and relatives across the United States as they await their immigration hearings. Panelists provide updates on where the children are living, their impact on local communities, and steps you can take to welcome them.

Substance Abuse and the Torture Survivor Experience

Tuesday, 04 March 2014

This webinar, presented by the National Partnership for Community Training, features Dr. Eric Wagner and Dr. Richard Mollica.

The varying degrees of trauma experienced by refugees and torture survivors can have physical, emotional, cognitive, and behavioral effects. In order to cope, forget, or ignore the impact of violent conflict, flight, resettlement, and adjustment some refugees and torture survivors may turn to substance use.

Slides are available here.

The New H5 Model for Trauma Informed Care

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Dr. Richard Mollica’s 2014 webinar on working with traumatized refugees. The webinar explains his “H5” model which focuses on human rights, self-healing and the trauma story.

Family Reunification: Happily Ever After?

Monday, 24 November 2014

Description

In the third part of our post-family reunification webinar series, experts from the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) discuss the intersection of immigration law and family law and issues that can arise in connection to family reunification. They address marriage, divorce, adoption, and other topics relevant to torture-impacted families going through the reunification process. This webinar is designed for direct service providers, including immigration attorneys and other legal staff working with torture survivors, case managers and social workers.
 
LAFLA’s legal

Restorative Retelling: Accommodating Bereavement After the Violent Death of a Loved One

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Description

Restorative Retelling is a therapeutic group treatment approach to working with people who have lost loved ones to violent deaths.  This model was designed to moderate internalized trauma and separation distress by focusing on three distinct processes within the group:  restoring resilience, retelling and commemorating the living memory of the deceased and self, and “exposing” and retelling the death story.

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