24. Working with Tsunami Survivors in South India: The Problem Lies in a Four-Letter Word

  1. Rick Hughes3,
  2. Andrew Kinder4 and
  3. Cary L. Cooper5
  1. Sue Santi Ireson1 and
  2. Hash Patel2

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch24

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support

How to Cite

Santi Ireson, S. and Patel, H. (2012) Working with Tsunami Survivors in South India: The Problem Lies in a Four-Letter Word, in International Handbook of Workplace Trauma Support (eds R. Hughes, A. Kinder and C. L. Cooper), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119943242.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

  2. 4

    Division of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), UK

  3. 5

    Lancaster University Management School, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Youth Counselling Service in Maidenhead, UK

  2. 2

    Birmingham Metropolitan College, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974131

Online ISBN: 9781119943242

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Keywords:

  • working with tsunami survivors, in South India;
  • 2004 Tsunami, on Southern Indian Coastline;
  • bereaved persons, suffering “survivor guilt”;
  • survivors, past trauma to a full realization;
  • sudden losses, existential crisis;
  • concept of counseling in India;
  • supporting the trainees;
  • emotional matters;
  • catastrophes, binding people together

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Impact of the 2004 Tsunami on the Southern Indian Coastline

  • Our Brief

  • The Challenges Presented to Us

  • Our Task

  • The Training Program

  • Recommendations

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading