Torture and War Trauma Brochures

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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.

These informational brochures contain identifying information about the physical and psychological effects of torture and war trauma and suggest appropriate interventions. These brochures are designed for a focused group consisting of individual survivors, family members and refugee communities

You are encouraged to reproduce the brochures for use by your agency or to request hard copies contact Ev Lennon at The Center for Victims of Torture by email or call her at 612.436.4857.

Please note that distributing these materials to your clients commits you and your agency to the task of providing appropriate mental health resources and referrals.

The editing, proofreading, and translation were provided by the Somali and Bosnian Refugee Mental Health Advisory Boards of CVT.

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