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Reconciliation potential of Rwandans convicted of genocide

This study examines the reconciliation potential of Rwandans incarcerated for the crime of genocide. Utilising survey data from 302 male and female prisoners incarcerated in the Rwandan Correctional System, this study explores genocide perpetrators’ depression, anxiety, anger-hostility and somatic symptoms, levels of posttraumatic stress, degree of social support and attitudes towards unity and reconciliation.

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Rwanda Project Meeting

A new article from the Rwanda PeaceBuilder Project has been published in the Frontiers in Psychology Journal.

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Rwandan Genocide Commemoration

Poster for the Disruption Conference in Athens, Greece

Gun Violence Wall Graffiti and Memorial in Harlem

Bishop, Laurie & Quincy at SRM Training

Read Laurie’s article published in the journal of Health and Justice!

“Action steps using ACEs and trauma-informed care: a resilience model”

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nepal1Threshold GlobalWorks brings practical resiliency skills to tent camps for Nepal’s earthquake survivors.

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“Mental Health:” an outdated term:

A criticism that used to be common about mental health professionals is that we are one of the few clinical disciplines that doesn’t ever actually see the very organ we target our interventions at. Today, in part because of the amazing advances in neuroimaging, we can see pictures of how electrical impulses travel in the brain and what parts of the brain light up when we think, feel, or do certain things…

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RwandaWhat does it mean to heal? How can a community torn apart by unspeakable acts of violence come together, bear witness, lean in, move on… perhaps one day forgive?

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06
Apr

NY Times: Wars on Drugs

LAST year, more active-duty soldiers committed suicide than died in battle. This fact has been reported so often that it has almost lost its jolting force. Almost. Worse, according to data not reported on until now, the military evidently responded to stress that afflicts soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan primarily by drugging soldiers on the […]

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29
Mar

The new Praeger Handbook for Community Mental Health Practice

This book includes a case study by Laurie Leitch in which effective trauma work is explored through stories from one of Laurie’s trips to a internally displaced persons camp in Kenya. The new Praeger Handbook for Community Mental Health Practice was published in February 2013 and is a new textbook for graduate courses in counseling […]

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04
Mar

War and Ink: Images and Stories Told Through Tattoos

Laurie Leitch (L.leitch@comcast.net) and Brigadier General (ret.) Loree Sutton are in the process of putting together a book about the war-related tattoos of OEF/OIF active military and veterans. The book is intended to be a way to inform the public about the war experience through image and story. If you have a tattoo that reflects […]

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