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Haiti Trauma Project 

December 09-23, 2019

Providing a culturally competent trauma assessment and intervention training for
professionals in Haiti. Working with Haitian medical providers, teachers, and religious
leaders to challenge stigmas associated with mental health, and build a comprehensive system of psycho-social support in Haiti. 

The project coordinates with university faculty and students, community leaders, and
agencies in the U.S., in a collaborative international trauma research and clinical training program; providing mental health training focusing on the pathways to care, barriers to treatment, and engagement strategies that influence service usage. 

As a continuation, the training will have two parts: Part 1 includes a train the trainer instruction; followed by Part 2, a mental health training and town hall meetings co-led by graduates of the train the trainer instruction program. 

The project also involves community activities such as a sexual abuse workshop for teens, and a holiday party for over 500 children. 

The 2019 application is now open.