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

As part of the International Mass Trauma program of research in the Department of Family Social Science, you are invited to attend a seminar on Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET). Seminar presented by its originators from Germany and vivo Foundation.

NET is an evidence based intervention developed for the treatment of PTSD implemented worldwide to those affected by traumatic events resulting from war, organized violence and natural disasters. It incorporates cognitive-behavioral exposure therapy and testimony therapy, explicitly addressing the sociopolitical aspects of healing. 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.

DATE: Monday, November 10th, 2008

TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (seminar)
12:00 p.m. to 1 p.m. (refreshments and Q&A)

LOCATION: University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus
Classroom Office Building, Room B25
Parking information

This event is free and open to the public

For more information contact Dr. Liz Wieling

Guest Presenters Dept. of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, University of Bielefeld, Germany:

Claudia Catani, Ph.D.
Expertise: Neurophysiology of stress reactions; epidemiology and treatment of trauma related disorders of organized and family violence
Board Member of vivo Germany and Italy

Frank Neuner, Ph.D.
Expertise: Psychotherapy of torture victims; clinical and neuroscientific research
Board Member of vivo Germany, Italy and Uganda Co-sponsored by the Department of Family Social Science and the Center for Victims of Torture