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UVM’s Work on Refugee Trauma Featured in Free Press Article

The Burlington Free Press reports on the efforts of Karen Fondacaro, director of the Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center and the Connecting Cultures program, which addresses mental health issues in Vermont’s refugee population. Fondacaro is also the co-founder of New England Survivors of Torture and Trauma, providing psychological and legal assistance to refugees. The article profiles a two-day conference of psychologists, social and legal workers in Burlington, organized by NESTT. Read the story…