Staff - Social work

  Mr Charl Gertse

  Junior Lecturer
  +2716 910 3432
  Building A21, Room G17.6, Vanderbijlpark
  B (Social Work)

  Prof Cornelia Wessels

  Associate Professor and promoter
  +27 18 299 1683
  Building E8, Room 214, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work); MA (Social Work); PhD (Social Work)
  Forensic Social Work, Family and Marriage Therapy, HIV/AIDS

  Prof Elizabeth Smit

  Associate Professor
  +27 18 389 2459
  Block A, Room 207, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work), MA (Social Work) & PhD (Social Work)

  Prof Elma Ryke

  Full professor, promoter, Social Work Programme Leader
  +27 18 299 1687
  Building E8, Room 207, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work); Post Grad Dipl. in Philosophy; MA (Mental Health); PhD (Social Work).
  Psychosocial well-being in households and communities, environmental strengths, policy & practice, substance abuse.

  Dr Elzahne Simeon-de Jager

  +27 18 299 1676
  Building E8, room 212, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work), MA (Social Work ), Phd (Social Work)
  Legislation regarding children

  Mrs Fatima Mmusi

  +27 18 299 1676
  Building E8, room 215, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom
  BA ( Social Work) MA ( Clinical Social Work)
  Child & youth care Protection- specializing in youth presenting with challenging behaviour.

  Mr Frans Lesetja Manthosi

  018 285 2045
  Building E8, Office 215A, Potchefstroom
  Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Work (University of Limpopo); Master of Arts in Child and Family Studies (University of the Western Cape); Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation (Stellenbosch University); Certificate in Employee Wellness (University of South Africa); Certificate in Employee Assistance Programme (University of Pretoria)
  Child protection (Foster care) and social work supervision

  Prof Hanelie Malan

  Associate Professor, Promoter, Subject Group Leader: Department of Social Work, o Post graduate programme coordinator: Magister Artium: Social work in Child Protection
  +27 18 299 1675
  Building E8, Room 206, Potchefstroom
   BA (Social Work); Honours (Psychology); MA (Industrial Psychology); PhD (Social Work)
  Child & Youth Care and Protection; Counselling and therapeutic interventions with children; Adoption as speciality area

  Dr Koketso Matlakala

  Senior Lecturer, Acting Subject Group Deputy Leader
  018 389 2129
  Building A17, Office 123, Mahikeng
  BSW (UL), MSW (UL), PhD (UL)
  Fatherhood, migration, mental health & environmental social work

  Dr Marelize Vergottini

  Senior Lecturer
  016 910 3417
  Building A21, Room G17.7, Vanderbijlpark
  B.Soc.Sc (Social Work)  University of the Free State, MSW (North-West University), PhD (North-West University)  
  School social work and all aspects directly related thereto, such as children and the subsystems in the education system of parents and teachers

  Dr Marie Ubbink

  Associate Professor and promoter
  +27 18 299 1235
  Building E8, Room 217, Potchefstroom
  BA(SW), BeD (Orto -pedagogic), MA (Sociology), PhD (SW)
  Teaching social group work method to undergraduate students; Research in child protection, narrative approach and group work.

  Mrs Maseitlholo Ellen

  018 389 9019
  Building A17, Office 122, Mahikeng
  Master of Arts (Social Work)

  Prof Ngeniswe(Ngeni) Henrietta Ntombela

  Associate Professor
  +27 18 389 2350
  Block A, Office 201, Potchefstroom
  D Phil(Social Work) UNIZULU; Masters in Medical Science Social Work(UKZN);BASW(HONS)UNIZULU; BA(Psychology)(HONS)UNIZULU);BASW(UL);Certificate in Project Management(Boston University) ;Certificate at Masters Level on Short Course in Service Learning(SCSL)
  Supervision of Masters and PHD’s, School Social Work, Social Policy, Employee Assistance and Wellness Programme, Gender and Gender Based Violence, Community work & Community Development, Service Learning, Trauma Counselling

  Mr Nkqubela Aphiwe Jackson Ntloko

  016 910 3056
  Building A21, Room G17.5, Vanderbijlpark
  Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) (NMU), Bachelor of Arts Honours in Development Studies (NMU), Master of Social Work (MSW) (NMU)
  Afrocentric & Decolonial Social Work

  Ms Olebogeng Tladi

  Junior Lecture
  +27 18 389 2454
  ADC Building Block B, Office 235, Potchefstroom
  Master of Social Work

  Dr Pieter Boshoff

  Senior Lecturer
  082 771 2413
  Building E8, Office 224, Potchefstroom
  PhD in Social Work
  Occupational Social Work, Trauma

  Dr Roslind Mokwele

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 299 1684
  Building E8, Room 216 , Potchefstroom
  PhD Social Work
  Developmental Social Work and Developmental Social Welfare Policy.

  Dr Sufran Smith

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 299 1682
  Building E8, room 218, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work), MA (Forensic Practice) (Cum Laude); PhD (Social Work).
  Forensic social work and expert testimony, EAP social work

  Mrs Tasleem Sayed

  Senior Lecturer
  +27 18 299 1676
  Building E8, Room 204, Potchefstroom
  BA (Social Work), BA Honours (Psychology) MA (Social Work), MA (Positive Psychology)
  Menatl health, well-being, human resilience and covid-19

  Mrs Tiisetso Tshehle

  +27 16 910 3567
  Building A21, Room G17.1, Vanderbijlpark
  MA Social Work

  Mrs Tracy Matlala

  Junior Lecturer
  +27 16 910 3560
  Building A21, Room G17.2, Vanderbijlpark
  B Social Work

  Mrs Vedhna Lalla

  +2716 910 3475
  Building A21, Room 17.3, Vanderbijlpark
  MA Social Work (UP)

  Prof Wim Roestenburg

  Full Professor, NRF rated researcher and promoter
  +27 18 285 2270
  Building E8, room 205, Potchefstroom
  B Soc Sc (Social Work), MA (Clinical Social Work) (Cum Laude); D Litt et Phil (Social Work), MBA
  Ecometrics, Scale development, Social Indicators, Research Methods

  Prof Elmien Crofford

  Associate Professor, COMPRES Research Coordinator
  +27 16 910 3505
  Building A21, Office G19.5, Vanderbijlpark
  BA Social Work (Stellenbosch University); MA Forensic practice (NWU Potchefstroom); PhD in Social Work (NWU Vanderbijlpark)
  Child protection

  Prof Vincent Mabvurira

  Associate Professor, COMPRES Research Coordinator
  018 389 2233
  Office 128, Building A17, Mahikeng
  PhD Social Work (UL), MSW (UZ), BSW (UZ)
  Environmental social work; IKS; Religion, spirituality & Social Work

  Prof Carlien van Wyk (CCYF) Acting Head: Centre for Child Youth and Family Studies

  Head: Centre for Child, Youth and Family Studies Associate professor: Researcher and supervisor
  +27 21 864 3593
  18 Malan Street, Wellington, 7655 Western Cape , Potchefstroom
  PhD in Social work, MA in Social work (Play therapy), BA in Social work
  Social work, play therapy, children’s participation in the context of children’s rights, child protection

  Prof Mariette van der Merwe (CCYF)

  Associate Professor, Researcher
  018 285 2334
  N18 Malan Street, Wellington Malanstraat 18, Wellington, Potchefstroom
  BA Social Work (Cum laude), BA Maatskaplike Werk (Cum Laude), Honours Social Work (Cum Laude), Honneurs Maatskaplike Werk (Cum Laude), Masters Social Work (Cum Laude),
  Trauma, marginalised populations, visual data collection; Trauma, kwesbare groeperings, visuele data insameling

  Dr Susanne Jacobs (CCYF)

  Senior lecturer - Full time researcher and supervisor
  +27 82 783 7474
  Duke AVE Irene Farm Villages, Centurion, Potchefstroom
  PhD Education and MDIAC masters in Play therapy
  Resilience, Psycho-Social Well-being, and Strenghs-Based Research: Relational Health Strengthening, restoring, and preserving communities

  Dr Lucé Pretorius

  Lecturer; Subject Group Deputy Leader
  016 910 3428
  Building A21,Office G19.3, Vanderbijlpark
  PhD in Social Work, MA Social Work, BSW
  Innovative and responsive social work education and policy, with particular attention to client violence and digitalisation of social work practice.