Saturday, January 20th, 2018

The Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Torture Survivors

The torture experience can send a survivor’s life into a spiral of confusion and anxiety. For many survivors, spirituality cannot be separated from the human experience. Implementing the victim’s spirituality into the healing process is promoted in this information guide

Eighty-Four percent (84%) of the world’s inhabitants identify as religious or 5.8 billion religious adherents worldwide out of the 2010 world population of 6.9 billion.*  How does this relate to torture survivors? 

Oftentimes spirituality is overlooked in case management.  Acknowledging the importance of spirituality in torture rehabilitation and identifying its role in a survivor’s life is a key component to being a culturally competent clinician or case manager.

Download the information guide: The Role of Spirituality in the Treatment of Torture Survivors

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