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

STARTTS Statement on Recent Tragic Incidents in Sydney

STARTTS’ board and staff would like to express our deepest sympathies and condolences to those affected by the tragic events that took place on Saturday 13th April at Bondi Junction Shopping Centre, resulting in the death of several people and…


Refugee Children: Trauma & Resettlement in Australia

Refugee Children- Trauma & Resettlement in Australia

“Over half of the world’s refugees are children. Many will spend their entire childhoods away from home, sometimes separated from their families. They may have witnessed or experienced violent acts and, in exile, are at risk of abuse, neglect, violence,…


Understanding Trauma for Better Interviews

Trauma-Informed Interviewing

Have you ever interviewed someone who seemed hesitant or confused when recounting events? It might not be about forgetfulness, but about trauma. Trauma can significantly impact memory, making clear recall challenging. This can be frustrating in an interview setting, but…


Understanding Refugee Trauma and Recovery: A Guide

In today's world, millions of individuals are forcibly displaced from their homes due to conflict, persecution, and other forms of violence. This global refugee crisis demands our attention and understanding. Let's explore various aspects of refugee experiences, trauma, recovery, and…


Oula’s Story

STARTTS Intake Counsellor Oula Nader: a remarkable tale of success...
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