Hiring New Position: Clinical Case Manager

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  Survivors of Torture, International (SURVIVORS)  Clinical Case Manager Job Posting   Reports to: Program Manager Effective Date:  November, 2018 Location: San Diego, CA      FLSA Status: Exempt, Full-time General Purpose of the Job: With the clinical team, provide holistic, strengths-based, trauma-informed, integrated mental health and social services to individuals and families.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (The examples of functions are …

The Value of Volunteering

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By Katherina Todisco, Community Relations Intern Survivors of Torture, International offers diverse volunteer opportunities to help our community of survivors. We are always seeking new volunteers willing to be part of our family at SURVIVORS. The work of our volunteers is extremely valuable for our organization and it would not be possible to do the work that we do without …

Seeking Contracted Licensed Mental Health Clinicians

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“I have often thought I should pay to do this work. Through my experience with SURVIVORS, I have witnessed both the best and worst of humankind. The depth of the trauma I have heard recounted in stories is surpassed by the strength and spirit I see in each survivor. Each client I have worked with has stretched my heart in …

Seeking an AmeriCorps Resiliency Corps Fellow

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Position Summary Recognizing the need for nonprofits and organizations throughout California to strengthen their disaster and emergency preparedness, OneOC, with the support of CaliforniaVolunteers and Corporation for National and Community Service, has developed a new AmeriCorps program called Resiliency Corps.    From forest fires and earthquakes, to terror attacks and chemical spills, it is pertinent that communities and the organizations …

SURVIVORS Seeking Licensed Clinicians

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Survivors of Torture, International is currently looking for licensed mental health professionals to provide psychological evaluations* for asylum seekers. SURVIVORS is a non-profit organization that provides mental health and case management services to torture survivors from over 80 countries who are rebuilding their lives in the United States. *For evaluations, experience in psychological evaluations is desirable, but no experience is required; …

Kari Medina’s Thoughts on the October Healing Club

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Kari Medina is a social work intern at SURVIVORS. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work at San Diego State University. At SURVIVORS Kari assists Cassie Murray, clinical case manager, with case management. Kari attended the October Healing Club with clients, staff, and volunteer drivers. Here are her observations… “Being part of the October Healing Club was such …

My Summer with Refugee Youth

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This is a guest blog by SURVIVORS’ contractor Rachel Mahoney.   This summer I had the privilege and pleasure of working as a SURVIVORS contractor on the Refugee School Impact Grant (RSIG) program.  RSIG is an initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement’s (ORR) to integrate and support newly arrived refugee families …

Statement by President Obama on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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Originally from: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/06/26/statement-president-international-day-support-victims-torture   On June 26, 2016 – the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – President Obama issued this statement to the nation. “Today marks the 29th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Convention Against Torture. This is a day to affirm the United States’ abiding commitment to achieve a world …