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Revisiting Paulo Freire as a theoretical base for participatory practices for social workers
(University of Stellenbosch, 2002)
Trauma is the "stealing of my sense of being me": a person-centred perspective on trauma
(University of Stellenbosch, 2012)
Introduction: Given the argument about different perspectives on the concept of trauma, the authors facilitated an exploratory research process with fourth-level Social Work students at the University of South Africa ...
Problems rural social workers experience
(University of Stellenbosch, 2004)
The research was an exploratory study of the views and experiences of 45 social workers related to their work and working conditions in rural communities This article describes the research results around aspects regarding ...
Perceptions of parenting styles in South Africa: The effects of gender and ethnicity
(Cogent OA, 2016)
Parenting style is an area of research which is emerging in South Africa. Previous research notes significant differences between ethnic groups in terms of parenting. In a country as diverse as South Africa, which has ...
How prepared are Social Work Practitioners for beginners' practice? Reflections of newly qualified BSW graduates
The establishment of social work qualifications in South Africa emerged at a few universities from 1937 onwards (Earle, 2008; Nicholas, Rautenbach & Maistry, 2010; Potgieter, 1998). In accordance with Section 18A (1) of ...
Coping, resilience and posttraumatic growth: adverse childhood experiences and social work students
(UNISA Press, 2016)
This qualitative case study explored the perceptions of third-year social work students at a selected university in South Africa regarding the effects of having endured adverse childhood experiences. Findings showed the ...
The effects of adverse childhood experiences of social work students on notions of well-being: insights for education and practice
(UNISA PRess, 2016)
This case study focused on the effects of adverse childhood experiences on undergraduate social work students. The notion of subjective well-being (SWB) was used to frame the findings. The study used 20 reflexive assignments ...
Fieldwork education in health contexts: Experiences of fourth-year BSW students
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
The Social Work profession experiences various challenges in practice that influence the practice education of students. Educators, practitioners and the experiences of students should inform practice education in curriculums. ...
Social work and food security: Case study on the nutritional capabilities of the landfill waste pickers in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Food security (or the lack of it) has a direct impact on people’s well-being and is of great concern to many disciplines. The study on which the article is based used Drèze and Sen’s ‘nutritional capability’ concept as a ...