ACA Podcast Series


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.

Most podcasts offer opportunities to earn Continuing Education credits. If you are interested in earning CE credits click here.  

The podcasts can also be accessed by visiting our Professional Development Center

Transcripts for select podcasts can be found here.

Member Price: $22.00
Non-Member Price: $32.00

HT016 – Stress and Haitian-Americans, After the Earthquake

Dr. Cirecie A. West-Olatunji and Shirley St. Juste

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

To contact:

Cirecie A. West-Olatunji, PhD
Shirley St Juste
Rebecca Daniel-Burke
American Counseling Association
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
American Red Cross

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.

MP3, 44.41 MB

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