There are a greater number of forcibly displaced people in the world today than at any time since the end of World War II, and the Bay Area has welcomed many of these individuals. Hear from clinicians working directly with Bay Area refugees and asylum seekers about how they are restoring health and awakening hope in response to human rights abuses.
This program is generously supported by Northern California Grantmakers, Funder Network on Trauma and Resilience
Nick Nelson, MBBS
Medical Director, Highland Hospital Human Rights Clinic; Advisory Board Member, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery
Sita Patel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University; Board Member, Partnerships for Trauma Recovery
Annika Sridharan, MSW, Psy.D
Founder, Clinical and Training Director at Partnerships for Trauma Recovery
Journalist; Contributor, The New York Times—Moderator
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