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Working With Haitian Immigrants During the Grief Process: Considerations for Counselors
K. Michelle Hunnicutt Hollenbaugh
This article discusses cultural considerations and approaches to working with Haitian immigrants coping with grief and loss. Haitian culture, religious beliefs, and rituals surrounding death are discussed. Considerations for counselors and suggestions for counseling this population are also reviewed.