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Research in the Works

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A Spanish translation of this publication is available to download under "Additional Files" below.

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC) assembled a team of Deaf and hearing researchers, clinicians, filmmakers, actors, artists, and Deaf people in recovery to develop Signs of Safety – a population-specific client toolkit and therapist companion guide that supplements Seeking Safety.

See the embedded video to view the contents of this document in American Sign Language (ASL).

Subject Area

Multicultural, Trauma


Deaf community, ASL, American Sign Language, Trauma, Seeking Safety, Addiction, Spanish

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Melissa L. Anderson