KEY INDICATORS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS 2016 - 2017
Clinical team of 14 in 2016-2017; Grew to 16 in 2017-2018
9 Global Healing and Human Rights graduates expected in June 2016; 11 new GHHR trainees for 2017-2018
9 Clinical trainees received Advocacy Training. 4 engaged with policymakers and 2 quoted in the media.
20 Refugee Voices Interpreters, most of whom are refugees themselves have been contracted to work with PTR and have
provided mental health interpretation for clients.
All clients are refugees, asylees and asylum seekers fleeing war, torture, human trafficking and persecution due to
identity, sexual orientation and beliefs.
159 referrals since we opened the Mosaic Healing Center; 131 clients served
Clients come from 29 countries including Afghanistan, Cameroon, DR Congo, Eritrea, Guatemala, Honduras, Iran, Iraq,
Jordan, Mexico, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and more.
2 groups for Yemeni girls; 1 for Yemeni boys; 1 for Afghan woman
26 unique languages spoken by clinical team, Refugee Voices interpreter team and staff (not counting English)
20+ partners, to provide holistic support to clients including legal, medical, housing, resettlement and social services.
Close collaborations nonprofit legal service providers serving asylum seekers. Large, long-standing international organizations
have sought partnership with us.
23 psychological evaluations provided to nonprofit attorney partners for asylum claims.
20% of individual clients are LGBT and have fled LGBT persecution abroad.
PTR won the 2017 Diversity in Training Award from Palo Alto University's Center for Excellence in Diversity
PTR won a 2016 Honorable Mention from the United Nations Association of the East Bay
Elle UK magazine – “Tortured and Alone: Trauma Recovery for Refugees is ‘A New Field’ Worth Investing In”
Bay Area Focus (TV channel)
Daily Californian – “Berkeley-based mental health clinic opens to provide integrated services to refugees, asylum seekers
and human rights survivors” (Leah Khagani, intern, quoted)
Oakland Post – Nouf Alrashid, intern, featured in “Oakland Schools Face Increased Challenges to Support Newcomer Students”
Foundation funding from: Zellerbach Family Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Genentech, Gilead, California Office
of Emergency Services’ Victims of Crime Program
Became member of National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs