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PTV Featured in USC Podcast
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PTV Featured in USC Podcast

PTV’s Clinical Director, Carol Gomez, featured in a USC podcast interview about the mental health effects of torture, and the services PTV provides to rehabilitate those who have survived it.  

April 30, 2018August 29, 2018by
Oppose CIA Nominee and Director of US Torture Program Gina Haspel
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Oppose CIA Nominee and Director of US Torture Program Gina Haspel

CALL YOUR SENATOR NOW TO OPPOSE CIA NOMINEE GINA HASPEL WHO DIRECTED OVERSEES TORTURE PROGRAM With CIA Director Pompeo transitioning to Secretary of State, President Trump wants to quietly elevate a CIA insider that directed torture programs at an overseas “black site”. We need your help to ensure that no one who has directed torture becomes a high-level...

March 14, 2018August 28, 2018by
President Trump on Verge of Slashing Refugee Admissions to Historic Low
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President Trump on Verge of Slashing Refugee Admissions to Historic Low

PRESIDENT TRUMP ON VERGE OF REDUCING REFUGEE ADMISSIONS TO ALL-TIME HISTORIC LOW We need your urgent help. The Trump administration has quietly planned to close the door to thousands of refugees fleeing war and violence. Famine, war, and violence have displaced a record 65 million people worldwide, yet as we speak, President Trump is currently considering reducing the...

September 14, 2017August 28, 2018by
PTV Signs Joint Human Rights Statement Regarding Trump Appointed Officials
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PTV Signs Joint Human Rights Statement Regarding Trump Appointed Officials

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Washington, D.C.—As President-elect Trump continues to announce his selections for top positions in the new administration, 22 of the nation’s human rights and faith organizations today released a joint statement of principles regarding the eligibility of nominees for Senate-confirmed positions. Today’s statement outlines key requirements of top administration officials that should...

December 13, 2016August 29, 2018by
Medical Care
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Medical Care

PTV provides immediate medical care by physicians who specialize in trauma at our PTV Human Rights Health Clinic at Eisner Family Medical Center.

Mental Health Care
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Mental Health Care

PTV provides an integrated approach to therapy appointments and our services include individual and family psychotherapy, psychological and psychiatric evaluation and follow-up care.

Basic Needs and Navigation
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Basic Needs and Navigation

Case managers assess survivors for therapy and medical needs and link survivors to basic needs such as emergency cash assistance, food, clothing, as well as linkages to permanent housing and employment.

Legal Assistance
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Legal Assistance

PTV provides medical and psychological forensic evaluations that assist survivors with legal asylum cases.

Physicians for Human Rights Is Offering a Spring Continuing Education Training
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Physicians for Human Rights Is Offering a Spring Continuing Education Training

Physicians for Human Rights Is Offering a Spring Continuing Education Training In partnership with The Program for Torture Victims Hosted by the Keck School of Medicine of USC Introduction to Forensic Documentation of Trauma: Evaluating Immigrant Survivors of Torture and Ill Treatment WHEN:      Saturday, April 30, 2016; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm WHERE:    Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Physical and psychological evaluations can help survivors fleeing persecution rebuild their lives safely in the United States. This training will provide an opportunity for health professionals to learn from experienced psychologists, physicians, and legal experts about the skills necessary to document evidence of torture and other human rights abuses. Physicians, Psychologists, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers are welcome to attend. Training Highlights: Human rights law, immigration law, and the importance of health professionals and forensic documentation in the immigration process Physical and psychological evidence of torture and other human rights abuses Effective medical-­‐legal documentation, including affidavit writing and oral testimony...

April 14, 2016August 29, 2018by