Denise Ziya Berte, Clinical Psychologist: "Mental Health and Immigrants Issues" hosted by Fernando Chang-Muy, Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at Penn


Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 9:15am

Online event

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Please join guest speaker Dr Denise Berte Ziya, Clinical Psychologist specialized in Trauma, Refugees, who will be serving as guest lecturer in the course  - Global Human Rights and US Immigration at the Graduate School of Social Policy and Practice. She will address issues of Mental Health and Immigrants.

Denise Ziya Berte is director of Peaceful Family Project, a national NGO focusing on domestic violence in Muslim communities.  She is a licensed clinical psychologist with 20 years of experience working with multilingual multicultural communities providing training, forensic evaluation and treatment to new immigrant survivors of trauma, torture and civilian war experiences. She is the author of several articles and chapters relating to cultural competency and newcomer mental health. Dr. Ziya Berte has extensive experience as an expert wittiness and has completed over 400 forensic evaluations for use in local, state and federal court systems including Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Citizenship Services. Dr. Ziya Berte has worked internationally across Latin America, West Africa and the Middle East addressing human rights and refugee issues. Dr. Ziya Berte has served as the director of the Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture.

Hosted by Fernando Chang-Muy, Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.

Find more about Fernando Chang-Muy here!

Wednesday Feb 10 9:15 – 10am. 

Talk sponsored by LALS

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