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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“Mental Health:” an outdated term: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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Jul

What is Health Literacy and Why Do We Need to Know About It?

The term “health literacy” attracted my attention a couple of years ago when I was reading some work by the World Health Organization (WHO). The definition they were using for this concept of health literacy included not only having information about health and ways to access services but also having skills. Whenever I see “skills” […]

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Sep

Correction Officer Wellness: A Critical Challenge

I am recently back from giving a presentation on “Stress, Trauma, and Suicide” for the National Symposium on Correctional Worker Health in Saint Louis. The topic is a grim one and the statistics on correction officer suicide are daunting. Some studies show that corrections staff have rates of PTSD several times higher than combat veterans. […]

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Jul

Operation Ceasefire Detroit

It is a sad but true fact that many youth in our largest cities do not expect to live beyond their early twenties. These are youth who are caught up in gang-related dynamics in which even a perceived slight or semblance of disrespect can set in place a process of violent retribution. In one community […]

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