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Fundamentals: Social Services Resources

Original Publication Date: June 26, 2017
Last Updated: April 1, 2023
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Engstrom, D.W. & Okamura, A. (2004). A plague of our time: Torture, human rights, and social work. Families in Society, 85(3), 291-300.

Engstrom, D.W. & Okamura, A. (2004). Working with survivors of torture: Approaches to helping. Families in Society, 85(3), 301-309.

Herman, J.L. (1992). Trauma and recovery: The aftermath of violence. New York, Basic.

Smith, Hawthorne E. and Wilkinson, John. Social Service Provision, in Smith, Hawthorne, Keller, Alan, and Lhewa, DW, eds. Like a Refugee Camp on First Avenue: Insights and Experiences from the Bellevue-NYU Program for Survivors of Torture. New York: Bellevue-NYU Program for Survivors of Torture, 2007, Chapter 9 


Archived social services webinars on are listed below in the yellow cards, especially:

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Lesson Summary (Job Aid):

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