Mental Health Evaluators

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Tuesday, July 7th to Wednesday, September 30th

Please join us in an online, open forum on telehealth. NCB is providing an opportunity for clinicians to ask each other questions, share observations and adapted telehealth protocols for the SoT population via an online forum and technical exchange. This conversation will be a forum for peer-led informational exchange. NCB staff will assist in facilitating and monitoring the conversation.

Directions: Please watch Eugene Augusterfer’s presentation and interview Telemedicine in Mental Health first. Then feel free to join us in this open forum. All are welcome to join this forum, whether you have an account on Healtorture.org or not. For more information on using the forum, please read the directions on the first post. Please keep your comments respectful, relevant, factual, and do not share identifying information about clients per client privacy and HIPAA regulations. This forum will be open from July 6, 2020 through September 30, 2020.

Use the menu at right to explore all of the mental health evaluator training resources in this section.

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Introduction to Training for Mental Health Professionals Evaluating Torture Survivors for Asylum Claims

Lisa Matos from HealthRight International provides an introduction to the training resources available for mental health professionals serving as evaluators for asylum seekers. These resources can be found here:
www.HealTorture.org/mental-health-evaluators

This video is slightly less than 2 minutes long.

This mental health evaluator training section has been compiled through the combined efforts of Lisa Matos, Project Director of the Human Rights Clinic of HealthRight International, and participants in the National Capacity Building Project's 2011 institute: Torture Survivors Seeking Asylum: The Intersection of Forensic Mental Health Evaluation and Legal Representation.

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