Publikasies, Konferensies & Werkswinkels


Publikasies 2022

<>Monique van der Westhuizen1, Hayley J. Walker-Williams, and Ansie Fouch´e: Meaning Making Mechanisms in Women
Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Scoping Review; TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, & ABUSE 2022, Vol. 0(0) 1–24 © The Author(s) 2022 

<>MABVURIRA Vincent, ZENGENI Faith Kambarami, CHIGEVENGA Rosemary: Child trafficking and child smuggling in Zimbabwe: legislation and policy gaps; African Journal of Social Work: AJSW, Volume 12 Number 1 2022; eISSN: 2409-5605 print ISSN: 1563-3934

<>Monique de Klerk & Werner de Klerk: Exploring educators’ and support staffs’ experiences regarding crises containment
management in South African schools; Journal of Psychology in Africa, 2022 Vol. 32, No. 2, 199–206, © 2022 Africa Scholarship Development Enterprize

<>Ilze van der Merwe, Werner de Klerk* and Petro Erasmus: Intelligence Instruments Applied to South African School Learners: A Critical Review; Front. Psychol. 13:853239.doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.853239

<>Abimbola A. Akannia,b*, Choja A. Oduarana: Person-job fit and work-life balance of female nurses with cultural competence as a mediator: evidence from Nigeria; Frontiers of Nursing • 9(1) • 2022 DOI: 10.2478/fon-2022-0010

<>Soretha Beets, Izanette Van Schalkwyk,Doret K Kirsten: Exploring educators’ experiences of the social functioning of learners in middle childhood; South African Journal of Education, Volume 42, Number 1, February 2022 1 Art. #1887, 11 pages,

<>A. M. Scholtz, V. Koen, C. M. Oosthuizen: Horse Riders’ Perceptions of Communication with Horses and How it Translates to Communication with Family; society & animals (20 22) 1–23 DOI:

<>Sifiso B Shabangu and Vicki Koen: An exploration of at-risk youths’ resilience within the context of a correctional centre in Eswatini; Journal of Health Psychology 1–17 © The Author(s) 2022 Article reuse guidelines: DOI: 10.1177/13591053221079951

Publikasies 2021

<>Linda Arkert & Issie Jacobs Practical and Political Approaches to Recontextualizing Social Work: Journal Ecological Social Work in South Africa and the way Forward

<>Ansie Fouché, Elmien Truter ect: Child maltreatment in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic: A proposed global framework on research, policy and practice. Journal Child Abuse & Neglect

<>Monique Genis, Werner de Klerk & Lelanie Malan: Psychosocial functions of eating behaviour among South African female university students: An exploratory study. Journal of Psychology in Africa


<> Ansie Fouché, Elmien Truter ect: Child maltreatment reports and Child Protection Service responses during COVID-19: Knowledge exchange among Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Germany, Israel, and South Africa; Child Abuse & Neglect

<> Jeanne Brown & Mariette van der Merwe: A Parenting Skills Programme to Enhance School Readiness of Grade R Learners in South Africa: A Social Work Perspectivev; Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development

<> Samuel Emovon, Ngenisiwe Ntombela, Priscilla Gutura: Support for Non-Relative Female Foster Parents in South Africa: Quality of Care and Placement Outcomes; Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development

<> William Matjila & Lizane Wilson: Denied Contact of Sepedi-Speaking Fathers with Their Children after a Relationship Break-Up; Journal of Divorce & Remarriage; Journal of Divorce & Remarriage


<> Baaqira Kays Ebrahim, Ansie Fouche, and Hayley Walker-Williams: Losses Associated With Childhood Sexual
Abuse in Women Survivors: A Scoping Review; TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, & ABUSE

<> Bianca Brits, Hayley Walker-Williams, and Ansie Fouch´e: Experiences of Women Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse in Relation to Nonsupportive Significant Adults: A Scoping Review; TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, & ABUSE

<> Elmien Truter & Ansie Fouché: Living resiliently: The voices of a group of child   protection social workers in South Africa; Health  and Social Care in the community

<> Carien van Zyl and Carlien van Wyk: Exploring Factors That Could Potentially Have Affected the First 1000 Days of Absent Learners in South Africa: A Qualitative Study; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

<> Matthews Motloutsi Makwela†, Elizabeth Ivy Smit & Vincent Mabvurira: Legislation and service provision for children with disabilities in South Africa: A social work perspective; Technium Social Sciences Journal

<> A. K. Louw, I. Van Schalkwyk: Guidelines to enhance the psychosocial wellbeing of the San community living at Platfontein in the Northern Cape Province; Social Work & Society

<> Emma Boonzaaier , Elmien Truter , Ansie Fouch´e: Occupational risk factors in child protection social work: A scoping review; Children and Youth Services Review

<> El-Marie Ludick & Vicki Koen: Parent-adolescent dyads’ experiences of gratitude activities in a South African context;  Journal of Psychology in Africa

<> Herman Grobler, Kobus du Plooy, Pieter Kruger and Suria Ellis: The prevalence of common mental disorders and its
relationship with mental toughness in professional South African rugby players; South African Journal of Psychology

<> Sifiso B. Shabangu & Vicki Koen: Correctional officers’ perceptions of resilience of at-risk youth in a correctional centre in Eswatini; Journal of Psychology in Africa

<> Vicki Koen & Neville D. Robertson: A qualitative exploration of psychosocial well‐being experiences in a South African rural community; Journal of Community Psychology

<> Mahloma Hebert Molakeng, Elmien Truter & Ansie Fouché: Resilience of child protection social workers: a scoping review; European Journal of Social Work

<> Gcotyiswa Mtiya-Thimla, Mariette van der Merwe: THE EXPERIENCES OF ABUSED OLDER PERSONS IN RESOURCE-POOR SETTINGS; Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk

<> San-Marie Keyser & Elizabeth (Elma) H Ryke: The perceived utility value of two attachment measures in care and contact recommendations by family counsellors: A pilot study; Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal

<> Heleen Venema, Ruan Spies, and Leon T. De Beer: Psychometric Properties of the Personality Inventory for DSM-5 Brief Form in an Undergraduate Sample of South African University Students; Sage Journal

<> Sylvia Kruger, Elmari Deacon, Esmé van Rensburg & David Grant Segal: Young adult women’s meaning-making of living
with type 1 diabetes: towards growth and optimism; Psychology & Health

<> Abimbola A. Akanni, Dauda B. Kareem & Choja A. Oduaran: The relationship between emotional intelligence and employee wellbeing through perceived person-job fit among university academic staff: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach; Cogent Psychology

<> Choja Oduaran Christopher Godwin Udomboso: Assessing Impacts of Indicators of Child Wealth Index in Africa: A Study of Four Regions in Sub-Saharan Africa; Commonwealth Youth and Development

<> Willemien M. Roodt & Marie Ubbink: Parents’ preferences on the content of a 3D-school group work bullying programme: a needs assessment; Social Work with Groups

<> Nadia Kuit & Elizabeth H. Ryke: Rapid Review of Non‑death Bereavement Interventions for Children in Alternative Care; Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

<> Vicki Koen, Neville D. Robertson & Wandile Tsabedze: Incidence of psycho‐social well‐being in a rural community of South Africa: Journal of Community Psychology (Wiley)

<> Petro Erasmus, Refilwe G. Pila-Nemutandani, Abimbola A. Akanni & Wandile F. Tsabedze: Gendered group conflict effects on prosecutors’ psychological well-being: A brief study; Journal of Psychology in Africa

<> Nsovu P Chauke & Sufran Smith: A Tsonga community’s leadership perspective of disclosure in child sexual abuse; South African Professional Society on the Abuse of Children: ISSN 1562-1383 Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2021, 22(1): 77-89

<> Romi Tollman & Ruan Spies: Psychotherapeutic and rehabilitative interventions of criminal offenders within the South African contect: A critical review through the lens of general general systems theory: Acta Criminologica: African Journal of Criminology & Victimology 34(1) / 2021

<> Roché Lyon & Karel Botha: The experience of and coping with an induced abortion: A rapid review; Health SA Gesondheid
ISSN: (Online) 2071-9736, (Print) 1025-9848

<> Minette Kruger & Lizane Wilson: Placement Factors that Influence the Well-Being of Social Work Interns Participating in a Graduate Internship Programme; Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development

<> Balebetse Maria Mokoele & Prof. Mike (ML) Weyers: Measuring the need for educational supervision amongst child protection social workers: an exploration; Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 57 No 4

<> Yolande Heyns & Willem Roestenburg: The design of a protocol for identifying and supporting children with developmental delays and/or disabilities in South African child and youth care centres; Research in Developmental Disabilities

<> AB. Fouché, H Strydom & WJH Roestenburg: Research At Grass Roots - For The Social Sciences And Human Services Professions (Paperback, 5th Edition); Research At Grass Roots

<> Ansie Fouché, Elmien Truter ect: One year into COVID-19: What have we learned about child maltreatment reports and child protective service responses?; Child Abuse & Neglect

<> Tessa van Wijk, Ngenisiwe Ntombela & Vincent Mabvurira: Trauma and Social work in South Africa, need for a comprehensive trauma intervention model for social workers; Prizen Social Science Journal Volume 5, Issue 3

Publikasies 2020

<>SALOMÉ E SCHOLTZ, WERNER DE KLERK & LEON T DE BEER: The use of research methods in the South African Journal of Psychology; South African Journal of Psychology 1–14 © The Author(s) 2020

<>MANDIE DUBERY, CORINNE STRYDOM & HERMAN STRYDOM: Die ontwikkeling van 'n bemagtingsprogram vir kinderversorgers in privaat plekke van tydelike versorging / The development of an empowerment programme for child-carers in private places of temporary safe-care; Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 56 No 3; Issue 5

<>Hanelie Malan & Shaheeda Heyman: Social work and informal alternative care: An exploratory study - Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2020,

<>Kabaro Grace Neswiswa, Susanne Jacobs: The development of a culturally-appropriate marriage enrichment programme for black african married couples: overview of programmes - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 56 No 1; Issue 2

<>Nicolene Priest, Elma Ryke: The influence of specialised training on the experience of compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction among social workers conducting child sexual abuse investigations - Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2020, 21(1): 10-19

<>Werner de Klerk , Jacob J.P. le Grange , Monique de Klerk & Jené Pretorius: Guidelines for promoting organisational resilience in South African schools - Journal of Psychology in Africa

<>Smit, E.I & Mokoene, K.Z: Preferences of pregnancy versus termination of pregnancy by teenage girls in Madibeng district: north west province

<>Odette Geldenhuys, Izanette van Schalkwyk: Verhoudingswelstand van adolessente in ’n Suid-Afrikaanse hoërisiko gemeenskap - Litnet Akademies (Geestewetenskappe)

<>Abimbola A. Akanni, Dauda B. Kareem, Choja A. Oduaran: Emotional intelligence and work engagement among bank workers: moderated mediation model of ethical leadership and job burnout - International Journal of Work Organisation and Emotion (Int J Work Organisat Emot)

<>Yolanda Huijsamer & Issie Jacobs: Ouers se motivering om gestruktureerde spel bo ongestruktureerde spel te verkies tydens die voorskoolse ontwikkelingstadium - Litnet Akademies

<>Akpovira Oduaran, Choja A. Oduaran: Mitigating youth violence participatory action learning and action research paradigm in the Niger Delta: A case study - Gender & Behaviour 2020

<>Mariska Shaw, Marie Steyn, Elzahne Simeon: Certificate of publication for the article titled: "The need for preparing youth ageing out of foster care for independent living in South Africa" -Children and Youth Services Review

<>Marié Ubbink and Gerda Reitsma: Group work education: Teaching through team-based learning to promote social justice in the learning community - 2018 IASWG SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS for the 40th Annual International Symposium in South Africa June 2018

<>Marelize Vergottini, Mike Weyers: The foundations and nature of south african school social work: an overview - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 56 No 2; Issue 2

<>Salome E. Scholtz, Leon T de Beer, Werner de Klerk: ‘What are psychology journals publishing about the world of work?’: A systematised review - SA Journal of Industrial Psychology

<>Chantell Witten, Nicole Claasen, Herculina S. Kruger, Anna Coutsoudis, Herman Grobler: Psychosocial barriers and enablers of exclusive breastfeeding: lived experiences of mothers in low-income townships, North West Province, South Africa -  International Breastfeeding Journal

<>Nicole Jansen van Rensburg, Ruan Spies and Lelanie Malan: Infanticide and its relationship with postpartum psychosis: a critical interpretive synthesis - Journal of Criminal Psychology

<>Nicole Jansen van Rensburg, Ruan Spies and Lelanie Malan: Infanticide and its relationship with postpartum psychosis: a critical interpretive synthesis - Journal of Criminal Psychology

<>Kobus du Plooy, Pieter Kruger, Jan Visagie: Leadership challenges experienced by elite South African rugby coaches - SA Journal of Industrial Psychology

<>Monique de Klerk & Werner de Klerk: Crises containment management in South African schools: A critical review - Journal of Psychology in Africa

Publikasies 2019

<>TANYA ROBINSON; ELMA RYKE & CORNELIA WESSELS (2019). Parenting plans attentive to the needs of the divorcing family (OBITER pp 221-239).

<>Ariana Fourie & Mariette van der Merwe (2019). Family play therapy in the context of child sexual abuse in South Africa: Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2019, 20(1): 16-27.

<>ELZAHNE SIMEON, ALIDA HERBST & HERMAN STRYDOM (2019) 'N Lewensvaardigheidsprogram vir straatkinders: Aanwending van die Lewenskaarttegniek in Maatskaplike Groepwerkverband. A life skills Programme for Street Children: Application of the Life Skills Technique in the Context of Social Group Work: Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 55 No 3; Issue 2 pp. 255 - 265.

<> ABIMBOLA A. KANNI and CHOJA A ODUARAN: Depression, Self-Esteem and Sociodemographic Determinants of Suicidal Ideation Among University Undergraduates: Journal of Reviews on Global Economics, 2019, 8, 100-104

<>S.O. Emovon, P. Gutura & N.H. Ntombela: Caring for non-relative foster children in South Africa: Voices of female foster parents; Ubuntu: Journal of Conflict and Social Transformation Volume 8 Number 2, December 2019 pp. 9 - 30.

<>KATLEGO RATSHIDI & PIETER BOSHOFF: Cultural specific attitudes of Batswana people towards adoption. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk Vol 55 No 5; Issue 1

<>JACQUELINE HOPE & CARLIEN VAN WYK: Integrating the best interest of the child standard into emergency child protection practice. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal 2019, 20(2): 88-101

<>CHOJA ODUARAN & OKORIE NELSEN: Community Radio, Women and Family Development Issues in South Africa: An Experiential Study. Journal of International Women's Studies, 20(7), 102-112.

<>WERNER DE KLERK & JENÉ PRETORIUS: Guideline for conducting critical reviews in psychology research. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:6, 645-649.

<>Ankebé Kruger, Kobus Du Plooy & Pieter Kruger (2019) Differences in the neurocognitive profiles of professional and semi-professional male South African rugby union players, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:2, 172-175,

<>Du Preez, H., & De Klerk, W. (2019). A psycho-philosophical view on the 'conceptualisation' of psychological measure development. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 45(0), a1593.

<>Wandile F. Tsabedze, Abiodun M. Lawal, Mokoena P. Maepa & Refilwe G. Pila-Nemutandani (2019) Emotional intelligence dimensions in facets of aggressive behaviour among school adolescents, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:6, 625-629

<>Johannisen, J.C., Yates, H. &Van Wyk, C., 2019, ‘Multidisciplinary meetings: Listening to the experiences of children in a child and youth care centre’, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies
75(1), a5493.

<>Kobus du Plooy (2019) Interactional Therapy: Prospects for treating mental health conditions, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:6, 630-637

<>Ankebé KRUGER, Elsunet S. DU PLESSIS, Johan C. POTGIETER, Andries MONYEKI: Gender comparisons of sport psychological skills profile of adolescent sport participants. South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 2019, 41(3): 31 - 38. Suid-Afrikaanse Joernaal vir Navorsing in Sport, Liggaamlike Opvoedkunde en Ontspanning, 2019, 41(3): 31 - 38.

<>Thabisa Matsea, Elma Ryke & Mike Weyers: Stakeholders’ Views Regarding Their Role as Support System for People with Mental Illness and Their Families in Rural South Africa. Community Mental Health Journal (2019) 55:672–679

<>Christabel M. Malebana, Choja A. Oduaran & Abimbola A. Akanni: Depression, Anxiety and Substance Use Among Undergraduate Students at North-West University, South Africa. Global Journal of Health Science; Vol. 11, No. 13; 2019

<>Choja A. Oduaran & Abimbola A. Akanni: Perceived Stress Effect and Socio-demographic Factors in Substance Use: A Study of Undergraduate Students in a South African University. Ethno Med, 13(2): 17-21 (2019)

<>Ankebé Kruger, Kobus Du Plooy & Pieter Kruger (2019) Personality profiling of South African rugby union players, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:4, 383-387

<>Rosemary Boitumelo Gqgabi & Elizabeth Ivy Smit (2019) Psycho-Social Effects of Father–Daughter Incest: Views of South African Social Workers, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse,
28:7, 840-859.

<>Izanette van Schalkwyk (2019): Strengthening female-headed households: exploring the challenges and strengths of mothers with substance-problems living in a high-risk community, Journal of Family Studies

<>Jacob J. P. Le Grange & Karel F. H. Botha (2019) The behavioural selfregulation strategies of Indian South African university students: An exploratory study, Journal of Psychology in Africa, 29:1, 30-38.

<>Olivier, L., Sterkenburg, P. & Van Rensburg, E., 2019, ‘The effect of a serious game on empathy and prejudice of psychology students towards persons with disabilities’, African Journal of Disability 8(0), a328.

<> Alexandrea Parsons, Johan Botha & Ruan Spies (2019): Voices of middle childhood children who lost a mother, Mortality.

Publikasies 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.

(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.

Publikasies 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.

Publikasies 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.

<>Grimova, L., & Schalkwyk, I. Van. 2016. Learners ’ perceptions and experiences of respect in educator-learner relationships, 237, 0–8.

<>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


Publikasies 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. 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.

<>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





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Prof Karel Botha (C3)
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Prof Mike Weyers (C2)
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