Working with Refugees with PTSD



The National Partnership for Community Training in coordination with the Ethiopian Community Development Council is pleased to present “Working with Clients with PTSD”, by Kristin L. Townhill, Licensed Clinic Social Worker (LCSW). Ms. Townhill discusses the effects of PTSD, the prevalence of PTSD within the refugee community, and helps participants identify tools for working with refugee clients who suffer from this mental health disorder.

Kristen Towhill, LCSW, is a psychotherapist who serves as the Clinical Supervisor at the Florida Center for Survivors of Torture. She has worked extensively with clients with trauma and PTSD from torture, combat, and sexual abuse and assault. She has presented to a range of professionals, laypeople, and students on PTSD, complex trauma, dissociative disorders, and diversity.

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