Torture Rehabilitation seminar
22.05.2012 - 23.05.2012 | Turun yliopisto, Publicum 3, Assistentinkatu 5
22.5.2012 11-17.30 Publicum 3, Assistentinkatu 5, Turun yliopisto
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR – Finland) and Finnish Psychologists for Social Responsibility (FiPSR) are organizing a seminar on torture rehabilitation.
The event is aimed for mental health professionals & students and others who face these issues in their work.
The seminar will open with a viewing of Mervi Junkkonen’s documentary After Life – 4 stories of torture. The documentary tells the stories of four men and how they try to live on after being tortured. This will be followed by psychologist Stephen Lord’s presentation ”Torture rehabilitation in Turku” where he will shed light on working with torture survivors in a local context. Stephen Lord works as a psychologist for the Turku Crisis Center and has vast experience in working with immigrants and asylum seekers.
The afternoon presentations will focus on nepalese perspectives on torture survivors’ rehabilitation. First Dr. Bhogendra Sharma will hold a lecture on ”Preventing torture and rehabilitating torture survivors in Nepal”. Dr. Sharma is the president of Center for the Victims of Torture (CVICT) in Nepal.
The closing lecture will be presented by psychologist Ram Pasad Sapkota from McGill University, Montreal on ”CVICT’s treatment approach for torture survivors in Nepal”. Ram Pasad Sapkota is currently working as research and intervention co-ordinator at CVICT in a Douglas Hospital Mental Health University in McGill university, Canada. Seminar in English and free of charge.
Torture Rehabilitation seminar 22.5.2012
Publicum 3, Assistentinkatu 5, Turun yliopisto
11.00-12.15 Opening remarks & viewing of Mervi Junkkonens documentary
After Life – 4 Stories of Torture
12.30/13.45 Psychologist Stephen Lord (Turku Crisis Center)
Rehabilitation of torture survivors in Turku
14.45/16.00 Dr. Bhogendra Sharma (Center for Victims of Torture, Nepal)
Preventing torture and rehabilitating torture survivors in Nepal
16.15-17.30 Psychologist Ram Prasad Sapkota (McGill University, Montreal, CA)
CVICTs treatment approach for torture survivors in Nepal
17.30 – Closing remarks
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