Articles by Author: Liesel Ebers Ouml Hn

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  1. Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Children's Resilience as Assets for Safe Schools

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article I argue that employing positive psychology conceptions in research allows for a continuum of findings for educational psychology. I illustrate my contention by means of a participatory action research (PAR) survey-based case study in which methodological decisions...
  2. Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Teachers' Use of Memory-Box-Making to Provide Psychosocial Support in Their Pastoral Role

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the use of memory-box-making by teachers in their pastoral role. Ten female teachers participated in the study. The site of the study is in a South African primary school in an urban informal settlement. We used multiple...
  3. Resilience and Career Counseling: Describing the Utility of Quadrant Mapping

    Resilience and Career Counseling: Describing the Utility of Quadrant Mapping

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the manner in which educational psychology students (n = 11 females) used quadrant mapping when doing career counseling with Grade 9 youths (n=88, 47 = male, 41 = female) in a rural secondary school in South Africa...
  4. The Effect of Narrative Career Facilitation on the Personal Growth of a Disadvantaged Student—A Case Study

    The Effect of Narrative Career Facilitation on the Personal Growth of a Disadvantaged Student—A Case Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes the effect of narrative career facilitation on the personal growth of a disadvantaged undergraduate student at a tertiary institution in South Africa. The participant was selected purposively from among a group of undergraduate students at the tertiary...
  5. <em>“I am doing okay”</em>: Intrapersonal Coping Strategies of Children Living in an Institution

    <em>“I am doing okay”</em>: Intrapersonal Coping Strategies of Children Living in an Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this case study, we utilized a Resilience framework and Sense of Coherence theory to understand how a group of children coped while living in an institution as a consequence of HIV/AIDS. We followed a qualitative and interpretivist approach. The...
  6. Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Reconceptualising vulnerable children by acknowledging their assets

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    We report on a study that sought to find alternative pathways to conceptualising vulnerable children. We have extracted a section from a longitudinal study that focuses on the ways in which vulnerable children in a rural community in South Africa...
  7. Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Formative evaluation of the STAR intervention: improving teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support for vulnerable individuals in the school community

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article describes the pilot phase of a participatory reflection and action (PRA) study. The longitudinal investigation explores teachers’ ability to provide psychosocial support within the context of HIV/AIDS following an asset-based intervention. The study ensued from our desire to...
  8. Adding ‘Flock’ to ‘Fight and Flight’: A Honeycomb of Resilience Where Supply of Relationships Meets Demand for Support

    Adding ‘Flock’ to ‘Fight and Flight’: A Honeycomb of Resilience Where Supply of Relationships Meets Demand for Support

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article I explain how solidarity can support positive adjustment, collective in nature, where people face chronic, cumulative stress and largely lack resources. I propose that when individuals use relationships as a way to access and mobilise resources, an...
  9. Telling stories and adding scores: Measuring resilience in young children affected by maternal HIV and AIDS

    Telling stories and adding scores: Measuring resilience in young children affected by maternal HIV and AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    “Telling stories and adding scores: Measuring resilience in young children affected by maternal HIV and AIDS”, demonstrates how a concurrent mixed method design assisted cross-cultural comparison and ecological descriptions of resilience in young South African children, as well as validated...
  10. A case study of teaching English as a second language in three rural primary classes

    A case study of teaching English as a second language in three rural primary classes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Assessment results from rural schools have shown little improvement in over a decade, mainly because many of the barriers to learning, such as poverty and limited resources, still prevail. Without the necessary English language skills, language can become another barrier...