This webinar, from March 18, 2015, features Melba Sullivan, Ph.D. of the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture.
This webinar is part of the National Capacity Building (NCB) webinar series. NCB is a project of the Center for Victims of Torture.
- A recording of the Stage Two Group webinar in this series, Reflections on a Women's Psychotherapy Group at the Center for Victims of Torture, may be found here.
- A recording of the Stage Three Group webinar in this series, Reconnecting Survivor Communities at the International Institute of Connecticut, may be found here.
- Identify the benefits of this orientation group in working with survivors of torture
- Learn a group treatment model for survivors of torture that’s manualized
- Begin designing a group session unique to your clients' needs and program's resources
- Share group intervention strategies with peers
- Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture Orientation Group 4-Week Group Therapy Manual for Clinicians
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