GP006: Torture and Trauma with Laura Pizer Gueron

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Laura Pizer Gueron works at the Centre for Victims of Torture in Minnesota, U.S. We delve into her experience working with survivors of torture and trauma and she sheds some light on areas to consider when working with this population. Not only does she identify important signs and symptoms, but she discusses important resources for anyone working with this population. You won’t want to miss this insightful and engaging interview!

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Facebook: Laura Pizer-Gueron
Facebook: @globalphysiopodcast
E-mail: globalphysiopodcast(at)gmail.com
Website: globalphysio.ca

www.healtorture.org

www.dignitydk.org (Dignity-Danish Institute Against Torture offers an online library of articles and books about PT and torture. Will mail books and articles for free.)

www.irct.org (International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims is a health-based umbrella organization that supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and the prevention of torture worldwide.)

www.HealTorture.org (A community website that both supports, and is supported by, people who work in torture treatment centers resources include webinars, videos, publications, links, and bibliographies.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_International_Rehabilitation_Council_for_Torture_Victims_members (Canadian centres)

http://irct.org/who-we-are/our-members

http://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/full/10.2217/pmt-2016-0029?src=recsys (Multi-disciplinary management of pain)

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