Vocational Rehabilitation with Torture Survivors

This webinar, from July 30, 2008, features Lin Piwowarczyk and Corey Simon, of the Boston Center for Health and Human Rights.

This webinar is part of the National Capacity Building (NCB) webinar series. NCB is a project of the Center for Victims of Torture.


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Wednesday, 30 July 2008


Piwowarczyk, et al. “Vocational Rehabilitation of Torture Survivors.” BCRHHR. Boston, MA: 2004. (funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement)

Download Here: http://www.bu.edu/bcrhhr/contents/contents%20may2005/courses%20for%20HP/vocational%20HP/vocational%20rehab%20stuff.pdf


Piwowarczyk, L., Clark, G., Caballes, N. Vocational Considerations in Immigrants (2007). In: Walker, P. & E. Barnett (Eds.) Immigrant Medicine.  Saunders Elsevier: Philadelphia, 699-701. Book available for purchase from Amazon.com and other booksellers.


BCRHHR. “Caring for Torture Survivors.” 2007 (funded by the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture)

Contact erica.hastings@bmc.org to request your copy


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