Southern Africa

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REPSSI27 Aug 2019
Windhoek, Namibia

REPSSI is hosting its 5th biannual Psychosocial Support (PSS) Forum, under the theme “Breaking Barriers…Creating Connections” which is organised jointly by the Government of Namibia.

South African National Association of Child Care Workers (NACCW) & CYC-Net2 Jul 2019
Durban, South Africa

The National Executive Committee of the South African National Association of Child Care Workers(NACCW) and the Board of Governors of CYC-Net have announced details of the 22nd NACCW Biennial Conference and the 4th CYC-Net World Conference to be held in Durban, South Africa from 2-4 July 2019.

Victoria Sharley, Janetta Ananias, Alyson Rees, Emmerita Leonard - The British Journal of Social Work24 Apr 2019

This article initiates the conversation on the conceptualisation of child neglect in Namibia, reporting findings from a small study undertaken in 2017.

Siphokazi Kwatubana & Mashuda Ebrahim - Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal17 Apr 2019

This research investigated the psychosocial-support provision for learners from child-headed households (CHHs) in five public high schools in South Africa.

Masego Katisi, Philip Jefferies, Olebogeng Dikolobe, Onkarabile Moeti, Joshua Brisson, Michael Ungar - Child & Youth Care Forum15 Mar 2019

The goal of this study was to investigate the efficacy of the Balekane EARTH program, a 2-week wilderness-based therapeutic intervention in Botswana for children who have been orphaned.

Zeenat Yassin, Charlene Jennifer Erasmus, Josè Frantz - Global Social Welfare14 Feb 2019

This study explored children orphaned by AIDS perceptions and experiences of HIV-related stigma and how it has affected their psychosocial well-being.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Eleanor Ross, Jenita Chiba, Karin Luck - The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg1 Feb 2019

This report presents the findings of an intervention study evaluating the short-term outcomes of Sihleng’imizi Family Programme, an evidence-based preventative social-educational intervention.

Amukugo Hans Justus, Sumpi Ndempavali, Abel Karera - Journal of Innovation and Research in Health Sciences & Biotechnology 1 Jan 2019

The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the experiences of incarcerated women who had dumped or committed infanticide in Namibia.

Priscilla Gerrand, Garth Stevens - Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk1 Jan 2019

This paper explores how Black South Africans perceive and experience the adoption assessment process regarding the adoption of abandoned children.

Rajeshree Moodley, Tanusha Raniga, Vishanthie Sewpaul - Emerging Adulthood19 Dec 2018

Informed by the qualitative method and the descriptive-interpretive design, this study, which was underscored by radical humanist goals of structural social work, reflects the voices of 16 youth who had transitioned out of care.