NSW SERVICE FOR THE TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF TORTURE AND TRAUMA SURVIVORS
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STARTTS – The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors is one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors. Since 1988, STARTTS has been providing a range of services to assist individuals and communities to heal from trauma and empower themselves.

TRAINING

Clinical Practice and New Developments in the Treatment of Refugee Trauma. 7, 13 and 14 November 2014.

EVENTS

torture discussion

Why are governments justifying torture? Our recent discussion panel to mark UN Day for Torture Victims.

PUBLICATIONS

Read the 25th Anniversary edition of Refugee Transitions

‘Accidental’ Counsellors: Responding to Refugee Trauma Related Behaviours. Wollongong. 20 and 21 November 2014.

Refugee Week 2014 STARTTS

STARTTS helped launch Refugee Week 2014  in NSW with an event in Granville.

New STARTTS brochures are available for clients, service providers, schools and GPs.

STARTTS provided me with a place to ventilate, share experiences and feel comfortable. When I first arrived my memories were strong. As soon as I started to talk about them I could deal with them in a better way. I’ve learned not to forget, but to deal with those memories.