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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
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, 2016August 31, 2018by
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