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					Mary Bunn                                                6625 N. Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60626
                                                                      mary@colinbunn.cc  773 439 9009
M.A, LCSW
Clinical Experience
Heartland Alliance,
Marjorie Kovler Center for the Treatment of Survivors of Torture          April 2005- present
Associate Director
    Conduct intake assessments and develop individual treatment plans for torture survivors at the
        Marjorie Kovler Center in Chicago, Illinois.
    Provide culturally sensitive psychotherapy to torture survivors in Chicago, Illinois.
    Collaborate on legal case planning and provide evaluations and documentation in the form of
        psychological affidavits for use in immigration court.
    Provide expert testimony in immigration court when requested.
    Supervise and mentor clinical students and volunteers on trauma-informed clinical practice and the
        full range of treatment for torture survivors.
    Provide educational outreach on behalf of the Marjorie Kovler Center for church groups, universities
        professional associations, and torture-affected communities.
    Prepare grant applications for major donors.
    Manage and edit quarterly newsletter for the Marjorie Kovler Center.


Iraq Torture Treatment Project                                             April 2005 – July 2007
Associate Director
     Design all aspects of programming for mental health services for survivors of human rights abuses in
        Iraq.
     Supervise a team of Iraqi staff implementing mental health services in the primary health care system.
     Utilize a participatory action research approach to developing mental health curriculum and training
        for primary health care doctors and mental health workers throughout Iraq.
     Innovated current approach to training local Iraqi by designing sustainable “train the trainer” model.
     Design assessment instrument to monitor field performance of mental health workers and primary
        care doctors.
     Design participant-informed approach to developing community education materials in Iraq.
     Oversee efforts to standardize psychological instruments for assessing posttraumatic stress disorder
        among the Iraqi population including the Hopkins Symptoms Checklist and Harvard Trauma
        Questionnaire.
     Participate on a multi-national advisory council for mental health infrastructure in Iraq.
     Present publicly on behalf of Heartland Alliance Iraq Torture Treatment Project.
     Prepare grant proposals for U.S government agencies, the WHO and UN agencies.


Thamasat University, Bangkok Thailand
Visiting Lecturer                                                         January 2005- March 2005
    Developed and facilitated trauma-focused training for Thai mental health practitioners in tsunami-
       affected areas.

Ministry of Public Health, Thai Governement
Consultant, Department of Mental Health                                 January 2005- March 2005
   Conducted an assessment and outlined recommendations for child and adolescent mental health
     populations in the displaced persons camps tsunami-affected areas.
   Collaborated with the Department of Mental Health to integrate recommendations into overall disaster
     response.

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Mary Bunn                                                6625 N. Glenwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60626
                                                                      mary@colinbunn.cc  773 439 9009
M.A, LCSW
Social Services of Cambodia
Technical Advisor                                                           August 2003 - November 2004
    Supervised two teams of social workers providing mental health services to individuals and families in
     Oddar Meanchey and Kampong Speu provinces in Cambodia.
    Designed and delivered professional trainings to local social workers on basic counseling skills,
     assessment and trauma disorders.

Hagar International                                                        June 2004- September 2004
Technical Advisor
    Conducted qualitative research on current field of services available to children from sexually
       exploitative situations.
    Designed program recommendations for a model of residential care and community reintegration for
       children recovering from sexually exploitative situations.
    Co- authored a research report outlining findings.

Northwestern University Women's Center
Student Therapist                                                          September 2001 - June 2003
    Provided trauma-focused psychotherapy to university-aged clients with sexual abuse histories.
    Collaborated on case planning with multi-disciplinary team.
    Maintained effective referral relationships with community organizations for escalated cases.


Grantmaking Experience
Polk Bros. Foundation
Grantmaking Consultant                                                    June 2002 - June 2003
    Reviewed and evaluated proposals from social service organizations for quarterly funding.
    Prepared and presented written grant reviews to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Donors Forum of Chicago
Coordinator, Members Services                                              June 2000 - June 2002
   Served as the organization’s primary liaison with local grantmaking institutions.
   Managed programming for thirteen affinity groups ranging on topics such as poverty, youth
     development, immigrants and refugees, and healthcare.
   Presented more than two hundred public programs annually including welfare and education reform
     and culturally competent healthcare.
   Wrote monthly copy for publication of ForumNotes.
   Co-developed departmental budget and annual strategic plan.

McCormick Tribune Foundation
Program Associate, Communities Program                                    January 1997- June 2000
    Managed administrative and organizational aspects of $50 million annual grantmaking program.
    Developed and maintained effective relationships with thirty-two partner organizations nationwide.
    Evaluated and reviewed proposals from social service organizations for quarterly funding.
    Prepared written grant reviews for presentation to the Foundation’s Board of Directors.




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Presentations and Trainings
Approaches to Community-based Torture Treatment
Strengthening Illinois Families Conference, September 2007

Collaborative Torture Treatment--- Mutual Aid Associations and Torture Treatment Centers
2-part training, Cabrini Retreat Center, May 2007

Resilience-based Assessment and Trauma-focused Interventions for Vulnerable Populations
Guest Lecturer, Human Trafficking Graduate Course, Dominican University, April 2007

Role of Participatory Action Research in International Curriculum Development and Training
International Social Work Presentation, University of Chicago, February 2007

Developing Mental Health Services for Iraqi Women
International Women’s Conference Oakton Community College, March 2006

Triple Trauma Paradigm and Multi-System Consequences of Torture and Human Rights Abuses
Wellington Church, February 2006

Module III: Advanced Skills and Interventions for Community Mental Health Workers
Heartland Alliance Torture Treatment Project, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2005

Psychiatric Refresher for Iraqi Primary Health Care Doctors
Heartland Alliance Torture Treatment Project, Istanbul, Turkey
November 2005

Cultural Competence in International Mental Health Programming and Service Delivery
Heartland Alliance
October 2005

Module I: The Role of the Community Mental Health Worker and Basic Skills Overview
Heartland Alliance Torture Treatment Project, Dohok, Iraq
April 2005

Module I: The Role of the Community Mental Health Worker and Basic Skills Overview
Heartland Alliance Torture Treatment Project, Sulemaniya, Iraq
April 2005

Module II: Trauma Theory and Application
Heartland Alliance Torture Treatment Project, Suemaniya, Iraq
September 2005




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Publications
Introduction to Family Violence
Iraq Torture Treatment Project, Heartland Alliance, January 2007

Introduction to Mental Health and the Role of the Community Mental Health Worker
Iraq Torture Treatment Project, Heartland Alliance, Revised January 2007

Integrating Family into Services and Treatment Planning
Iraq Torture Treatment Project, Heartland Alliance, Revised April 2006

Understanding and Addressing Alcohol and Other Substance Use
Iraq Torture Treatment Project, Heartland Alliance, July 2006

Caring for Children from Sexually Exploitative Situations: Recommendations for an Aftercare
Program for Hagar International
U.S. State Department 2004

Efforts in Trauma Recovery,
2003 Worldvision Annual Report


Personal                                                Education
Awards                                                  University of Chicago
David Boren Graduate Fellowship
                                                        MA, School of Social Service Administration
 Cambodia Fellow
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship
                                                        Indiana University
 University of Wisconsin-Madison
                                                        Bachelor of Arts, English and French
Languages
                                                        Certificate in Teaching English as a Second
Khmer
                                                        Language
French proficiency
Working knowledge of Italian

Hobbies
Yoga, Traditional Mysore Practice




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