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Asylum Network Training, April 27, 2013
UT Health Science Center Academic and Administration Building

Introduction to
Physical and Psychological

Documentation of Trauma:

Aiding Immigrant Survivors of Torture
and Other Human Rights Abuses

Registration is now closed.
For further information or for possible late registration,
email asylum [at] phrusa [dot] org, or call 617-301-4248.

Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8:30 am - 6 pm
UT Health Science Center Academic and Administration Building
San Antonio, Texas

This activity has been approved for 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


Seasoned forensic medical evaluators and legal experts will provide health professionals with the skills necessary to document evidence of torture and other human rights abuses for people fleeing persecution in their home countries. These physical and psychological evaluations can help survivors rebuild their lives safely in the US.

Session highlights:

  • Human rights, asylum law, and the role of health professionals in the immigration process
  • Detention of immigrants
  • Evaluating and documenting the physical and psychological sequelae of torture and other human rights abuses, including domestic violence
  • Effective affidavit writing and providing oral testimony in Immigration Court
  • Best practices between health professionals and attorneys working with immigrants

Invited participants:

  • Physicians, psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers
  • Residents, interns, and medical students
  • Immigration attorneys interested in use of medical forensic evaluations

Meet other health professionals and attorneys dedicated to assisting survivors and learn how you, too, can join the effort!

Tuition for this unique, all-day seminar is $125 and includes lunch, two coffee breaks, and training materials.

Registration will close when we have reached capacity for the event, so be sure to sign up now!

For more information, please contact asylum [at] phrusa [dot] org or call 617.301.4248.

Time: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

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