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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“Mental Health:” an outdated term: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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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Ecstasy as PTSD Treatment?

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on research conducted by MAPS on MDMA-assisted psychotherapy as a PTSD treatment, featuring interviews with researchers, participants, and military experts. Watch this video at maps.org

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Video: Tapping Social Resilience

From Pop!Tech June 2012 (Reyjavik, Iceland) Retired Army Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, MD and clinical trainer Laurie Leitch, Ph.D., founded Threshold GlobalWorks to explore a neurobiological approach to social resilience. “We are all wired with it, in case you did not know that,” says Leitch. “We are born neurologically wired for resilience because our system […]

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