Staff List

Dr Carlien van Wyk (CCYF)

Senior Lecturer
PhD in Social work, MA in Social work (Play therapy), BA in Social work
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  carlien.vanwyk@nwu.ac.za
   North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Social work, Play therapy, Child sexual abuse - Child, youth and family studies, Children’s participation in the context of children’s rights, Research in communities, Post-graduate supervision

Ms Melanie Strydom (CCYF)

Administration Clerk
Grade 12, Certificate in Office Management, Certificate in Advanced Office Management
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  Melanie.Strydom@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655

Ms Abigail Warne (CCYF)

Financial officer
Diploma in Secretarial Studies
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  Abigail.Warne@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655

Ms Louise van Wyk (CCYF)

Administrative assistant
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  Louise.VanWyk@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655

Dr Izanette van Schalkwyk (CCYF)

Senior lecturer
PhD Psychology
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  20977026@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Positive Psychology - Adolescents and well-being; Community Psychology; High-risk communities; Female-headed households and substance abuse

Ms Lizane Wilson (CCYF)

Senior lecturer
PhD (Curriculum Studies), M Diac (Play therapy), B Diac (Social work)
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  Lizane.Wilson@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Community engagement, Service-learning, Child sexual abuse

Dr Mariette van der Merwe (CCYF)

Senior lecturer
Ba Social Work, Honours Social Work, Masters Social Work, D.Phil Social Work
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  23376244@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Research methodology, Trauma, Working with children and families, Social and emotional competence, Asset-mapping

Dr Shanaaz Hoosain (CCYF)

Senior lecturer
PhD Social Work, M.Diac ( Play Therapy) , BA Social Work
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  Shanaaz.Hoosain@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Social work, Intergenerational legacies, intergenerational trauma, play therapy , diversity, Children and Families , children in statutory care

Dr Susanne Jacobs (CCYF)

Senior lecturer
PhD Education and MDIAC masters in Play therapy
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  22093915@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Education and Social sciences (facilitation of teaching and learning: ECD to tertiary); Teacher training; Distance education; Research methodology, Post- grad supervision

Ms Issie Jacobs (CCYF)

Lecturer
B SocSc (Social work) UOFS M SD (Play Therapy) UP
  +27 21 864 3593
  +27 21 864 2654
  21829446@nwu.ac.za
  North West University, Wellington office East Street Wellington Western Cape 7655
Relational wellbeing in Families