Training Opportunities for Health Professionals Interested in Helping Torture Survivors

There are several upcoming training opportunities for health professionals interested in learning more about the medical documentation of survivors of torture and trauma.PHR is hosting two trainings for current and prospective Asylum Network volunteers on how to diagnose, evaluate and document the physical and psychological after-effects of torture and other severe human rights violations.Save the date and stay tuned for more details on how to register:

Aiding Survivors of Torture: Medical Documentation of Asylum SeekersSaturday, October 24, 2009Miami Miller School of Medicine; Miami, Florida

February, 2010New Orleans, LouisianaExact date and location to be determinedHuman rights colleagues are sponsoring the following training sessions which you also may be interested in attending:

New England Survivors of Torture and Trauma Program (NESTT) is hostingBuilding NESTT:? Working with Survivors of TortureSeptember 23-25, 2009, Burlington, VermontRegister by September 11, 2009 [download id="13"] [download id="14"]

Boston University School of Social Work is hosting a workshop entitledEffective Practice with Refugees and ImmigrantsOctober 3, 2009Call (617) 353-3756 for more information [download id="15"]

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