Welcome to the SURVIVORS Resource Page! Here you will find educational and training materials, worksheets, and articles to help our community better understand and support the needs of torture survivors.
Resources for Educators
SURVIVORS’ 2023 Educator Training Handbook will provide you with the tools to:
- Learn how new-arrival students may be torture survivors or members of torture survivor families.
- Identify common signs, symptoms, and behaviors of students who have experienced extreme trauma.
- Learn how to refer students and families to SURVIVORS’ free services to help them heal and thrive.
- Understand trauma-informed approaches, activities, and techniques to use in the classroom.
Download the entire Educator Training Handbook and individual worksheets below.
Torture Survivors and Asylum: Legal, Medical, and Psychological Perspectives (The American Journal of Medicine 2023)
Foot Torture (Falanga): Ten Victims with Chronic Plantar Hyperpigmentation (The American Journal of Medicine 2016)