Webinars (all topics)

Leadership and Resilience Among Survivors of Violence and Torture: eConsultation

Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Description:
Very often both survivors of torture and torture treatment programs may benefit from survivors having a greater voice in the work that torture treatment programs do.  So what does it mean to truly hear the survivor’s voice in providing services to survivors of torture? What are some of the ways that programs can engage survivors?

Our presenters will describe their experiences in creating and developing programs that were started and led by survivors.

Leadership and Resilience Among Survivors of Violence and Torture

Wednesday, 18 July 2018
SPECIAL NOTE: We experienced technical difficulties with the audio during the recording of this webinar. We apologize for any sound quality issues.
 
Description:
 
Very often both survivors of torture and torture treatment programs may benefit from survivors having a greater voice in the work that torture treatment programs do.  So what does it mean to truly hear the survivor’s voice in providing services to survivors of torture? What are some of the ways that programs can engage survivors?

Our presenters will describe their experiences in creating and developing programs that were started

Working With Survivors of Torture - The Mind-Body Connection: eConsultation

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Many clients seen by programs that work with survivors of torture experience chronic pain, anxiety, and other symptoms long after their traumatic experience. This two-part mini-course will focus on the role of the mind-body connection in the treatment of survivors of torture in both individual and group settings.  In the first session our presenters will provide an outline of concepts and approaches regarding the clinical application of meditation, physical therapy, and yoga with survivors of torturefollowed by a thirty minute question and answer period.

Working With Survivors of Torture - The Mind-Body Connection

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Description

Many clients seen by programs that work with survivors of torture experience chronic pain, anxiety, and other symptoms long after their traumatic experience. This two-part mini-course will focus on the role of the mind-body connection in the treatment of survivors of torture in both individual and group settings.  In the first session our presenters will provide an outline of concepts and approaches regarding the clinical application of meditation, physical therapy, and yoga with survivors of torturefollowed by a thirty minute question and answer period.

Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process e-Consultation

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Description:

This e-Consultation follows our webinar on Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process on Febraury 14, 2018.  It is part of the National Capacity Buidling (NCB) project series of webinars. It was presented on February 21, 2018, and features Carol Gomez, Hawthorne Smith, and John Wilkinson. 

Resources

A state by state guide on who can complete the I-589 and provide legal advice on immigration law: https://cliniclegal.org/upil

Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers

Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Description:

Mental Health service providers can play an important role in the successful adjudication of the asylum process for traumatized migrant population. Our involvement is multifaceted and exists in a context full of challenges.  This two part measured impact webinar, entitled "Psychological Issues and Techniques in Navigating the Asylum Process" is designed to help mental health service providers navigate these complex issues.

Over the course of the two sessions, we will examine the central goals and areas of potential intervention in the asylum process.

An Outline of a Best Practice Model for the Complex Care of Torture Survivors e-Consultation

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

This e-consultation is the second part of a Measured Impact Webinar on Complex Care; it is part of the National Capacity Building project series of webinars. It was presented on October 20, 2017, and features Richard F. Mollica, MD, Director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT) and S. Megan Berthold PhD, LCSW, Associate Professor and Director of Field Education at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work.

The discussion included an overview of the Virtual Patient as well as the five domains of the Complex Care Model.

For a link to the Virtual Patient, please contact NCB

An Outline of a Best Practice Model for the Complex Care of Torture Survivors

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a technical malfunction, we were unable to record this webinar. The PowerPoint file is attached below. The link to the simulated clinical interview is available by contacting NCB.

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This measured impact webinar series introduces the culturally and evidence-based way complex care approaches can be adapted to the unique and special health care problems of torture survivors. In this webinar, complex care is defined and a model presented that encompasses five domains:

  • the trauma story
  • biomedical
  • psychological
  • social
  • spiritual 

Evidence that complex care results in positive

Group Work with Survivors of Torture: Engaging Communities e-Consultation

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

This e-consultation follows the webinar on Group Work with Survivors of Torture: Engaging Communities. See that webinar for additional resources and learning objectives.

The discussion focuses on these questions and issues:

  • How did your organization determine that you would implement group work? 
  • How did your organization determine what kinds of groups you would implement? 
  • What challenges have you encountered in implementing your group and how have you addressed them?
  • What insights have you gained in doing group work? 
  • What are the challenges of doing Group work with SOTs in two languages?
  • How

Group Work with Survivors of Torture: Engaging Communities

Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Group interventions can have a number of benefits for organizations providing services to survivors of torture and their clients, but can also present unique challenges. For many organizations the ability to extend their work with survivors of torture through community-based organizations may be a useful approach.  Using a consultative model, this two-part webinar series will look at what SoT programs can do to create their own group interventions, as well as working effectively with community–based organizations to facilitate interventions in the larger community.

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