Publications 2015

<>Setlalentoa, M., Ryke, E.H. & Strydom, H. 2015. Intervention strategies used to address alcohol abuse in the North West province, South Africa. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 51(1):80-100.

<>Boshoff, PJ & Strydom, H. Exploring programmes to support police officials exposed to trauma: published in, The Social Work Researcher-Practitioner, 27(1):89-117.

<>Boshoff, PJ, Strydom, H & Botha, KFH. 2015. An assessment of the needs of police officials regarding trauma and trauma intervention programmes:  A qualitative approach: published in, Maatskaplike Werk/Social Work, 51(2):262-286.

<>Boshoff, PJ & Strydom, H. 2015. An assessment of the needs of police officials regarding trauma and trauma intervention programmes:  A quantitative approach. Acta Criminologica, 28(1):12-29.

<>Du Plooy, K.  2015. Impact of a relationships development group on students’ interpersonal communication and relationships, South African Journal of Higher Education, 29 (2): 82–105.

<>Du Plooy, K & Van Rensburg, E. 2015 Young Adults’ Perception of Coping with Parental Divorce: A Retrospective Study, Journal of Divorce & Remarriage, 56(6): 490-512, DOI: 10.1080/10502556.2015.1058661

<>Grobler, H.  2015. A supervision tool to guide postgraduate students during research supervision, The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher, 27(2): 246-263.

<>Degenaar, H., & Kritzinger, A. 2015. Suck, swallow and breathing coordination in infants with infantile colic. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 62(1), Art. #115, 10 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ sajcd.v62i1.115

<>Jansen van Rensburg, B., Grobler, H., Strydom, C.  2014. Developing a prototype ecometric temperament sorter by means of the Delphi technique, The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher, 26(3).

<>Barlett, E., Freeks, FE., Strydom, C.  2015. Die impak van afwesige vaders op adolessente dogters se psigososiale welstand, Health SA Gesondheid, 20: 45-48.

<>Christene Louw & Herman Grobler. 2015. The utilisation of the bridging technique during therapy to overcome contact-making barriers in adolescents, Journal of Social Work Practice: Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community, 29:2, 173-190,

<>Christa Boshoff, Herman Grobler & Alida Nienaber. 2015. The evaluation of an equine-assisted therapy programme with a group of boys in a youth care facility, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 25:1, 86-90

<>Van der Vlies, B., Grobler, H.B., Denton, R.A.,  2015 ‘Adolessente se ervaring binne n lesbiese ouerhuis: n pastorale-Gestaltteoretiese hulverlening’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 71(1), Art #2735, 10 pages

<>Emené Peyper, Werner de Klerk & Ruan Spies.  2015. Experiences of young adult women with emotionally absent fathers, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 25:2, 127-1

<>D. Jonker , P.S. Sterkenburg, E. Van Rensburg. 2015. Caregiver-mediated therapy for an adult with visual and intellectual impairment suffering from separation anxiety, Research in Developmental Disabilities 47 (2015) 1–13

<>J. Rugira, A. W. Nienaber, M. P. Wissing. 2015. Evaluating the effect of a psychosocial well-being programme for students at a Tanzanian University, African journal for the psychological study of social issues. 77-95

<>Hassim, T. & Herbst, A. 2015. Strengths-based interventions in trauma counselling in Herbst, A. & Reitsma, G. (Eds). 2015. Trauma counselling: principles and practice in South Africa today. Cape Town: Juta. (2015).

<>Saloojee, F. & van Wyk, C.  2015.  The experiences of primary caregivers whose children/grandchildren were exposed to paternal incest.  Child Abuse Research:  A South African Journal, 16(2):1-12.

<>Cronjé-Malan, L., & Van Schalkwyk, L. 2015. Vroeë Adolessente Se Persepsies Van Hulle Primêre Versorgers Se Betrokkenheid By Die Skoolgemeenskap in ’N Hoë-Risiko Gemeenskap. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship, 80(2), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.19108/koers.80.2.2226

<>Marie Claire M Rouillard, Lizane Wilson and Suzette Weideman. 2015. Registered counsellors’ perceptions of their role in the South African context of providing mental health-care services, South African Journal of Psychology 1–11

<>Olivia Davids, Marcel Londt and Lizane Wilson. 2015. Imprisoned Sex Offenders' Chronic Denial and Their Childhood Family Environment, The open family studies journal 7, 42-47

<>Van Zyl, L., van der Merwe, M. & Chigeza, S. 2015. Adolescents' lived experiences of their pregnancy and parenting in a semi-rural community in the Western Cape. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 51(2):151-173.

<>Petra Engelbrecht, Mirna Nel, Norma Nel & Dan Tlale. 2015. Enacting understanding of inclusion in complex contexts classroom practices of South African teachers, South African Journal of Education, Volume 35, Number 3, Art. # 1074, 10 pages

<>Wilson, L, Bitzer, E & Newmark, R. 2015. Community-engaged curricula in higher education:  The case of a master's programme in Play Therapy.  Journal of Higher Education, vol 29, No 4.

<>S. Hoosain & Shingairai Chigeza. 2015. Perceptions of social workers regarding life story work with children, CARSA 16(2)

<>Christene Louw & Herman Grobler 2014: The Utilisation of the Bridging Technique During Therapy to Overcome Contact-Making Barriers in Adolescents, Journal of Social Work Practice: Psychotherapeutic Approaches in Health, Welfare and the Community

Publications 2016

<>Spies, R., Derks, O.K., Sterkenburg, P.S., Schuengel. C., & Van Rensburg, E. 2016. Exploring the role, needs and challenges of relatives of mothers with HIV or HIV and psychosis: A qualitative study. Journal for Psychology in Africa, 25(6).

<>Walton, K. L., Avenant, J., & van Schalkwyk, I. 2016. Educators’ experiences of their relationships with adolescents involved in drug use. South African Journal of Education, 36(3), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.15700/saje.v36n3a1188

<>Grimova, L., & Schalkwyk, I. Van. 2016. Learners ’ perceptions and experiences of respect in educator-learner relationships, 237, 0–8. http://doi.org/10.1080/14330237.2016.1185914

<>Hitge, E. & Van Schalkwyk, I. (submitted). The well-being of South African psychologists: a mixed method study. Submitted to The South African Journal of Psychology, 2016.

<>Van Schalkwyk, I. & Naidoo, A.V. (submitted). Exploring the dynamics of spiritual fitness in women recovering from substance addiction. Submitted to Koers, 2016

Publications 2017

<>Van Schalkwyk, I. & Marais, S. (submitted). Educators’ relational experiences with learners identified with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Submitted to South African Journal of Education, 2016, to be published 2017.

<>Petersen CA, Petersen C, Grobler HB, Botha KFH (2017). Adolescent experiences of sense of self in the context of family violence in a South African community. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 27 (2), null: pp. 180 - 184

<>Van der Merwe M, Swanepoel L (2017). Perspectives of former gang members on aspects leading to gang involvement in a semi-rural area in the Western Cape. Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 18 (1), pp. 38 - 48.

<>Mpofu C, Jacobs IF (2017). Perceptions Of Adolescents Perinatally Infected With Hiv Regarding The Self-Disclosure Of Their Status . Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 53 (1), pp. 57 - 73

<>Prinsloo T, Wilson L (2017). Exploring The Play Of Middle Childhood Children In A Poor Community In The North West Province: Caregivers’ Experiences. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 53 (3), pp. 368 - 387.

<>Potgieter CA, Bloem CHM (2017). Embodied self-awareness among South African social services therapist-practitioners: An exploratory study. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 27 (6), pp. 564 - 568.

<>Smit E, Hoosain S (2017). Parenting needs of mothers who are survivors of CSA. Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 18 (1), pp. 1 - 12.

<>Verhage E, Jacobs S (2017). Towards An Understanding Of Mothers’ Dream, Design And Destiny Processes In Their Relationship With Their Children In A Low Socio-Economic Environment: An Appreciative Inquiry. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 53 (2), pp. 201 - 223.

<>Van Schalkwyk I (2017). Riglyne vir die bevordering van die welstand van Suid-Afrikaanse sielkundiges. LitNet Akademies, 14 (2), pp. 1 - 25.

Publications 2018

<>Hoosain S (2018). Decolonising social work research with families experiencing intergenerational truama. Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development (Formelry Social Work Practitioner Researcher), 30 (1), pp. 1 - 18.

<>Van Wyk C, Hope J (2018). Intervention Strategies used by Social Workers in Emergency Child Protection.

<>Drenth CM, Sithole Z, Pudele E, Wüst S, GunnClark N, Gwyther L (2018). Palliative Care in South Africa. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 55 (2S), pp. S S170 - S177

<>MATSEA TC, RYKE EH, WEYERS ML (2018). Assessing mental health services in a rural setting: Service providers’ perspective. International Journal of Mental Health, 47 (1), pp. 26 - 49.

<>KRUGER A, DU PLOOY JC, KRUGER P (2018). Thinking differently about rugby performance: The relationship between cognitive functioning and on-field performance. African Journal for Physical Activity and Health Sciences (AJPHES). Formelry African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD), 24 (1), MARCH 2018: pp. 77 - 94.

<>Barnard S, STRYDOM C, VERMEULEN A (2018). Persepsies van Onderwysers ná hulle Blootstelling aan “Understanding The Scope Of Child Abuse”-Program. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (3), null: pp. 366 - 381.

<>AKANNI AA, ODUARAN CA (2018). Perceived social support and life satisfaction among freshmen: Mediating roles of academic self-efficacy and academic adjustment. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28 (2), pp. 89 - 93.

<>KOK R, MEYER LW (2018). Towards an optimal person-environment fit: A baseline study of student teachers’ personality traits. South African Journal of Education, 38 (3), August: pp. 1 - 12.

<>STEYN SE, ROOS V, BOTHA KFH (2018). Cell phone usage relational regulation strategies of older South Africans. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28 (3), pp. 201 - 205.

<>JONKER D, DEACON E, VAN RENSBURG E, SEGAL DG (2018). Illness perception of adolescents with well-controlled type 1 diabetes mellitus. Health Psychology Open, 5 (2), pp. 1 - 9.

<>COETZEE HC, NELL HW(2018). Professional views of mental health and legal professionals relating to the divorcing family and parenting plans. Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 19 (2), pp. 14 - 26.

<>VAN SITTERT HW, WILSON L (2018). School Social Workers’ Perceptions of Their Role within the Framework of Inclusive Education. Southern African Journal of Social Workand Social Development (Formelry Social Work Practitioner Researcher), 30 (2), pp. 1 - 21.

<>SMITH S, WESSELS CC, STRYDOM H (2018). A critical analysis of different international models for the assessment of child sexual abuse cases in South Africa. Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 19 (2), pp. 74 - 87.

<>VISAGIE E, VAN RENSBURG E, DEACON E (2018). Social support effects on diabetes management by South African emerging adults: A replication and extension study. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28 (6), pp. 504 - 509.

<>Bosch-Brits E, WESSELS CC, ROUX AA (2018). Fathers’ Experience and Perceptions of Parent Alienation in High-Conflict Divorce. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (1), pp. 91 - 110.

<>SMOOK G, UBBINK MJ, RYKE EH, STRYDOM H (2018). Substance Abuse and the Workplace: A Situation Analysis. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (2), pp. 194 - 209.

<>HOPE J, VAN WYK C (2018). A model for emergency child protection intervention . Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 19 (1), pp. 45 - 57..

<> SIMEON EJ, HERBST AG, STRYDOM H (2018). Die ontleding van wetgewing en bestaande programme en dienste vir straatkinders in Suid-Afrika. LitNet Akademies, 15 (1), pp. 178 -201.

<>JOHNSON Z, JACOBS S, VAN SCHALKWYK I (2018). Perceptions of Early Adolescent Setswana Speaking Learners of Respect in the Educator–Learner Relationship. Africa Education Review,15 (1), pp. 192 - 206.

<>MASILO DT (2018). Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse within the Family System: Guidelines for an Educational Social Group Work Program. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 27 (4), pp. 335 - 346.

<>Petersen C, GROBLER HB, BOTHA KFH (2018). Reconstructing Adolescent Identity within the Context of Family Violence. Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development (Formelry Social Work Practitioner Researcher), 30 (3), pp. 1 - 17.

<>AKANNI AA, Oladejo O, ODUARAN CA (2018). Work-life Balance, Job Insecurity and Counterproductive Work Behaviour among Brewery Workers. North American Journal of Psychology, 20 (2), pp. 289 - 300.

<>DE KLERK M, DE KLERK W (2018). Exploring Educators’ Experiences Regarding Empathy within Inclusive Classrooms. International Journal of Special Education, 33 (3), pp.657 - 674.

<>DU PLOOY JC, DE BEER PJ (2018). Effective interactions: Communication and high levels of marital satisfaction. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 28 (2), pp. 161 - 167.

<>POTGIETER A, HOOSAIN S (2018). Parents’ Experiences of Family Reunification Services. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (4), pp. 438 - 451.

<> ROBINSON TM, RYKE EH, WESSELS CC (2018). Professional views of mental health and legal professionals relating to the divorcing family and parenting plans. Child Abuse Research in South Africa (CARSA) (Child Abuse Research - A South African Journal), 19 (2), pp. 14 - 26.

<>DU PLOOY C, COETZEE HK, VAN RENSBURG E (2018). Psychological effects of multimedia-induced sexualisation of girls in middle childhood: a systematic literature review. Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 30 (2), pp. 67 - 85.

<>LOUW CJ, GROBLER HB, COWDEN RG (2018). Strengthening intellectually challenged adolescents’ sense of self: An appreciative inquiry mixed-methods intervention. Health SA Gesondheid, 23 pp. 1 - 11.

<>DANIELS AK, Van Niekerk R (2018). The impact of a therapeutic exercise intervention on depression and body self-image in HIV-positive women in sub-Saharan Africa. HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care, 10 pp. 133 - 144.

<>LUYT HM, STRYDOM C (2018). Die Psigososiale Behoeftes van Maatskaplike Werkers Tydens Ondersoeke na Seksuele Misbruik van Kinders. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (3), pp. 346 - 365..

<>IZAKS F, AVENANT J, VAN SCHALKWYK I (2018). Exploring the Lived Experiences of Seasonally Unemployed Parents in the Gouda Area. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 54 (2), pp. 210 -224.

<>BOSHOFF SM, POTGIETER JC, ELLIS SM, MENTZ PJ, MALAN L (2018). Validation of the Teacher Stress Inventory (TSI) in a multicultural context: The SABPA study. South African Journal of Education, 38 (2),
pp. S1 - S13.

<>LEBURU K, GROBLER HB, Bohman D (2018). Older people’s competence to use mobile phones: An exploratory study in a South African context. Gerontechnology, 17 (3), pp. 173 -179.

<>MASILO DT (2018). Social work intervention to address the phenomenon of bullying amongst learners in the school setting: A literature review. South African Journal of Education, 38 (1), October: pp. 1 - 9.

<>ODUARAN AB, ODUARAN CA (2018). Grandparents Functional Capacity in Mitigating Challenges Experienced by Children Orphaned by HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ubuntu, Special issue pp. 203 - 216.

<>VAN DEN BERG M, JACOBS IF, WEIDEMAN S
(2017). Factors contributing to the negation of therapeutic services by emerging adults at a South African university. Perspectives in Education,
35 (1), pp. 98 - 111.

<>LETLHAKWANE B, SMIT EI (2018). The Impact of Social Work Services in Improving the Functioning of Mothers of Children with Autism. Gender and behaviour, 16 (2), pp.11291 - 11307.

<>AKANNI AA, Omisile I, ODUARAN CA (2018). Workplace Deviant Behaviour among Public Sector Employees: The Roles of Perceived Religiosity and Job Status. European review ofapplied sociology, 11 (17), pp. 44 - 51..
<>ODUARAN CA, Nelson O (2018). Community Radio, Family and Psychological Support for Sexual Harassment Issues: A Study of Yoruba Usage. Media Watch, 9 (3), pp.291 - 301..
<>ODUARAN CA, SETLALENTOA BMP (2018). Bivariate Analysis of the Relationship between Partners’ Experience of Spousal Violence and Socio-Demographic Variables. Journal of Research in Gender Studies, 8 (1), pp. 89 - 107.

<>MOKWELE R, STRYDOM H (2017). Content of an Empowerment Programme for Community Caregivers to Facilitate HIV and Aids Patients’ Adherence to Antiretroviral Treatment. Journal of Applied Global Research, 10 (24), pp. 96 - 114.

<>FOURIE ME (2018). South African female offenders’ experiences of the Sycamore Tree Project with strength-basedactivities.

Publications 2019

 

CONFERENCES 2020

Institute of Psychology & Wellbeing:

Program
SYMPOSIUMS OR CONFERENCES
5th Autism Symposium and training workshops
25-27 June
PARENT TRAININGS
Hanen ® It Takes Two to Talk parent program
To start 15 July, online
Making friends and finding favour
To start 1 April, online

Contact the Institute of Psychology & Wellbeing at the North-West
University for registration or more information. Before each event an
invitation will be available.
018 2991737 or IPWinfo@nwu.ac.za

 

WORKSHOPS 2020

 

Institute of Psychology & Wellbeing:

WORKSHOPS (Continuous Professional Development)
Kids and Technology: An issue?
6 June, Potchefstroom
Skills matter: Attention, concentration and more
22 August, Potchefstroom
Magic of Stories: Emergent Literacy
12 September, Potchefstroom


PARENT AND CHILD WORKSHOPS
Study method training for Grade 4 – 7
7 March, Potchefstroom
3 October, Potchefstroom


EVENING TALKS
Parents and children having fun and playing together
13 February 18:00 – 20:00
Coping: Surviving: Living for families
12 March 18:00-20:00
On the menu: Feeding difficulties and feeding disorders
16 April 18:00-20:00
Family living in a house of glass
28 May 18:00-20:00
Building a confident learner
23 July 18:00-20:00
Sleep: zzz
20 August 18:00-20:00
Self-harming: Facts & what to do?
10 September 18:00-20:00


Contact the Institute of Psychology & Wellbeing at the North-West
University for registration or more information. Before each event an
invitation will be available.
018 2991737 or IPWinfo@nwu.ac.za

NRF-rated researchers

Prof Karel Botha (C3)

Prof Wim Roestenburg (C3)

Prof Mike Weyers (C2)

Prof Herman Strydom (C3)