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NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

2020 – Latest Research on Effective Interventions and Models for Torture and Refugee Trauma

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A/Prof Simon Rosenbaum
School of Psychiatry
University of NSW

A/Prof Sue Watt
Social Psychologist/ Researcher
University of New England

STARTTS’ 2020 Annual Research Symposium was held on 28 October 2020. Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum, an academic exercise physiologist and Scientia Associate Professor in the Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of NSW, presented the recent research on sport and physical activity in the treatment of refugees survivors of torture and trauma. Associate Professor Sue Watt, a researcher and academic at the University of New England, presented research about community acceptance of refugees in a new refugee resettlement location in Armidale, NSW. In its sixth year, STARTTS’ annual research symposium aims to summarise the latest information and research in the field of refugee trauma; ranging from advances in neuroscience and impacts of torture and trauma to the newest findings on clinical implications, interventions and outcomes. It brings together the expertise of well-known Australian researchers whose work has gained wide international recognition.

View the two lectures and panel discussion by clicking on the course content below. When you are finished you can request the system send you a certificate of completion. The slide PDFs are available in the Materials tab.

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