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Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma

If you are working with trauma survivors, Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma is an excellent resource for support services. http://www.astt.org/ From their website: In your country, did you ever experience violence or fear for your life because of … Continue reading

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How does a clinical evaluation strengthen an immigration case?

There are many ways in which a psychosocial evaluation can strengthen a client’s asylum or other type of immigration case. Listed below are a few: Corroboration of a client’s story by an outside source Provide detailed explanation of a client’s mental … Continue reading

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Female-specific trauma evaluations

One of the specialized types of evaluations I conduct are with women who have undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) procedures.  These brutal mutilations are still performed, according to the World Health Organization, in 28 countries, mainly in Africa and the … Continue reading

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