Religion, Spirituality, and Faith in the Care of Torture Survivors: Part III

This webinar, from September 9, 2009, offers case studies from two torture survivor programs. This is the third in a three-part series on spirituality.

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, 09 September 2009


Piwowarczyk, L. (2005) Torture and spirituality: engaging the sacred in treatment. Torture 15(1), 1-8

McKinney, Marcus M. "Treatment of survivors of torture: Spiritual domain" TORTURE. Volume 21, No. 1 (2011). (Link is to full article PDF on IRCT site.)


Recommended by Sharmin DeMoss

Brady, The Wisdom of Listening
Chodron, When Things Fall Apart
*Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning 
Henry/Henry, Reclaiming Soul in Health Care
Kabat-Zinn, Full Catastrophe Living
Kubler-Ross, On Death and Dying
Lester, Hope in Pastoral Care and Counseling
Means, Trauma and Evil
Napier/DeMoss, Caregiver's Guide to Secondary Traumatic Stress
Romero, Voice of the Voiceless
Stone, Brief Pastoral Counseling
*This is the only book the presenter requires for all interns. Piwowarczyk also quotes this. Recommendation: Get the large print copy with room in the margins for post-it notes.


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