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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“Mental Health:” an outdated term: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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05
Jan

2017 Individual and Institutional Resilience: Start the New Year Right


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At Threshold GlobalWorks we are excited about the work that lies ahead in 2017 and are dedicated to making a difference in the United States and globally. In today’s highly networked and demanding, often under-resourced environments, increasing rates of burn-out, secondary traumatization, demoralization, and staff attrition, as well as depletion of physical  well-being, often characterize […]

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08
Sep

An Orientation to SRM: 50 minute U.K. interview with Chris Johnston


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01
Aug

Neuroscience Sheds New Light on Juvenile Crime


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It is encouraging and exciting to see neuroscience research being used in the criminal justice system. If you haven’t read Lawrence Steinberg’s book, Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence, I highly recommend it. It describes the confluence of sex hormones and an abundance of dopamine receptors and the resulting teenage drive for intensity […]

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