ERIC Number: EJ825398
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
Group Work with Survivors of the 2004 Asian Tsunami: Reflections of an American-Trained Counselor
Fernando, Delini M.
Journal for Specialists in Group Work, v34 n1 p4-23 Mar 2009
This article describes a support group for Sri Lankan women survivors of the 2004 Asian Tsunami. The article discusses unique leader challenges in doing group work in a diverse and foreign setting, and presents leader reflections, recommendations, and implications for group workers who may work with disaster survivors.
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Group Dynamics, Counseling Techniques, Natural Disasters, Coping, Foreign Countries, Females, Cultural Influences, Cultural Background, Family Relationship, Low Income Groups, Anxiety, Depression (Psychology), Psychological Patterns, Stress Management, Personal Narratives, Counseling Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sri Lanka