Date of Award
University Scholars Director
Dr. Jeff Keuss
First Advisor/Committee Member
Dr. John Thoburn
Second Advisor/Committee Member
Dr. Micheal Roe
systems theory, PTSD, Africa, rape, community development
The purpose of this paper is to propose that trauma healing in the Congo should be directed by the agency of Africans, characterized by an ubuntu-based systems epistemology, and facilitated throughcreative, multi-modal networks.
Downs, Summer D., "Restoring Ubuntu: Ecosystemic, Biopsychosocial, Afrocentric Networks for the Trauma-Healing of Sexual Violence Survivors in Eastern Congo" (2016). Honors Projects. 116.
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