Wednesday, April 27, 2011
UWG Professor Talks About Her Work in Haiti
In today’s Academic Minute a radio cast about current educational happenings. Professor Jeannette Diaz-Laplante talks about her journey to Haiti to work on a community mental health program just a week and a half before the earthquake hit. She describes the program and the work that continues in Haiti through a UWG grant. the University of West Georgia's Jeannette Diaz-Laplante examines efforts to include mental health care in the ongoing recovery efforts in Haiti. Diaz-Laplante is an assistant professor of psychology at West Georgia, and founder of Pwogwam Sante Mantal, which provides basic mental health care to the people of Haiti. Find out more about her here.