Dialogos Vol. 1, Num. 3: Healing the Wounds of War

dialogos volume 1 number 3The third issue publishes selected lectures which were presented in an exclusive forum organized by Balay Rehabilitation Center and the Research and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture (RCT-Denmark) in 2005. The articles were selected based on proximate relevance to Filipino methods and approaches in psychosocial healing practices as well as on the significant current issues in rehabilitation and peace interventions in the Philippines.

 

 

 

Dialogos Vol. 1, Num. 2: Understanding Social Trauma and Community-Based Psychosocial Development Response

dialogos volume 1 number 2 thumbnailThe second issue on Understanding Social Trauma and Community-Based Psychosocial Development Response is basically a review of related literature that provides the background for understanding interrelated concepts of trauma and well-being in armed conflict and post-armed conflict settings. The first part presents concepts both in western and non-western perspectives and in Philippine context. The second part explains the dynamics of trauma and well-being in armed conflict situations, using the trauma and the well-being paradigms respectively.

 

 

 

Dialogos Vol. 1, Num. 1: Human Rights as the Practice of Pakikipagkapwa

dialogos volume 1, number 1 thumbnailThe first issue introduces the Dialogos as the newest publication of Balay that deals on psychosocial praxis, peace and human rights. It is an occasional publication that carries thematic articles that cover topics on related to psychosocial thoughts and practice, as well as relevant articles on human rights and peace. It aspires to stimulate the creation of a new understanding and insights of those situations as it strives to contribute to make positive changes in the conditions where we exist.

It tackles three related articles that serve as a contribution to human rights discourse on the culture of peace. These are Human Rights as the Practice of “Pakikipagkapwa”; Human Rights and Peace Building; and A Case Study on Mediation and Reconciliation as a Practice of ‘Culture of Peace’.