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Since 2008, ACA has provided a series of podcasts aimed to help you save time and money as you strive to stay well-informed on professional issues.

These podcasts—prerecorded interviews posted on the ACA website—can be downloaded to your computer so that you can listen to them at your convenience while at home or work. They also can be added to your iPod for use while taking a walk, on the treadmill, in the car, or whenever you have time.

 

HT016 – Stress and Haitian-Americans, After the Earthquake

Speaker: CIRECIE A. WEST-OLATUNJI, PHD, Associate Professor, University of Florida and SHIRLEY ST JUSTE doctoral student at Howard University who will translate in Creole for our Haitian American listeners

Among other things, Rebecca Daniel-Burke asks the following questions:

  • Acknowledgement that being in the U.S. with family in Haiti is very stressful
  • Key symptoms of distress
  • Ways to mitigate symptoms of distress
  • When to get help
  • Where to get help

Running time: 48:27
Date Recorded: 1/15/10

Find on iTunes

To contact:

Cirecie A. West-Olatunji, PhD cirecie@ufl.edu
Shirley St Juste stjusteshirley@gmail.com
Rebecca Daniel-Burke rdanielburke@counseling.org
American Counseling Association www.counseling.org
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development http://www.amcdaca.org
American Red Cross www.redcross.org

For inquiries about relatives living and who have citizenship in Haiti, please be patient and call repeatedly until the lines clear or contact other family members who live nearby. Telephone, Internet and other communication lines are often disrupted in times of disaster. You can register and search at ICRC Family Links

People trying to locate U.S. citizens living or traveling in Haiti should contact the U.S. Department of State, Office of Overseas Citizens Services, at 1-888-407-4747 or (202) 647-5225.

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