Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: Book Review and Author Interview

Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: An Information and Practice Guide for Working with Holocaust Survivors
by Myra Giberovitch, MSW, PSW

Book Review and Interview

While the book focuses primarily on Holocaust Survivors, it can be used and associated with other individuals who experienced genocide or mass atrocity crimes. Mass atrocity crimes include genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. Acts include: murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation or forcible transfer, imprisonment, torture, rape, prostitution, or persecution based on gender, religion, race or culture. If we fast forward to modern times, examples of this would be Rwanda, Darfur, and the current situation in Syria and Iraq….

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Thanksgiving and Native Americans

We want to take a second to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving, even those who might not celebrate this most American of holidays. We do so keeping in mind the terrible costs payed by Native American’s.
There is not a story of a people more tragic and deserving of acknowledgement. The…

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