July 27, 2007


Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET) – trauma treatment for survivors of war and torture

Co-sponsored by the Department of Family Social Science and the Center for Victims of Torture

DATE: 21 August 2007
TIME: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Bag Lunch)
LOCATION: 22 McNeal Hall, St. Paul, University of Minnesota

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar on Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET), presented by its originators at the University of Konstanz, Germany, and vivo Foundation (www.vivo.net). NET is an evidence based intervention developed for the treatment of PTSD that has been widely implemented with populations worldwide affected by traumatic events resulting from war, organized violence and natural disasters. The seminar will address the cognitive and neuroscientific background of NET, the procedure and the current state of evaluation research with asylum seekers, refugees and war survivors in conflict regions.


Claudia Catani, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz, Germany
Board member, vivo Italy
Expertise: Neurophysiology of stress reactions; epidemiology and treatment of trauma related disorders in the context of organized and family violence

Frank Neuner, Ph.D.
Junior Professor for Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Konstanz, Germany
President, vivo Germany
Expertise: Psychotherapy of torture victims; clinical and neuroscientific Research

For further information or questions, please email Dr. Liz Wieling at UMN (lwieling@umn.edu) or Kristi Rendahl at CVT (krendahl@cvt.org). Also, feel free to bring your lunch. Refreshments will be provided.


Register for teaching workshops and the New TA Orientation at:

The August 2007 Teaching Enrichment Series workshops will be conducted on August 27, 29, and 30. The New TA Orientation will be held Tuesday, August 28.

Choose among 12 workshop topics including:
Course Design
Designing Multiple Choice Exams
Resolving Conflicts in the Classroom
Teaching Through Active Lectures
Student Ratings of Teaching

For further information, please contact the Center for Teaching & Learning at teachlrn@umn.edu or (612) 625-3041.

Posted by lind0449 at July 27, 2007 10:32 AM