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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.

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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, 2016February 26, 2019by
Tell Your Senators #RefugeesWelcome
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Tell Your Senators #RefugeesWelcome

The U.S. Senate plans to vote Wednesday, January 20th on H.R. 4038, “The American Security against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act,” which would grind to a halt the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees. This bill was passed by the House of Representatives in November, so it is critical that it not pass the Senate. Call...

January 5, 2016February 22, 2019by
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LGBTQ

LGBTQ and gender non-conforming individuals around the world face violence, inequality, and sometimes even torture o...