Articles by Keyword: Challenges

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  1. Community Psychology in Ghana: Challenges, Successes and Prospects

    Community Psychology in Ghana: Challenges, Successes and Prospects

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Community psychology gained formal recognition in Ghana when a few students were admitted to Wilfrid Laurier University, in Canada, to pursue master's degree in the early 1990s. In Ghana, community psychology is enacted through the operations of non-governmental organizations (NGOs)...
  2. Development of Community Psychology

    Development of Community Psychology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The growth and development of community psychology in Zambia has been necessitated by many social problems encountered by Zambians be they health, economic or psychological. The work of governmental and nongovernmental organizations at community level has contributed to the development...
  3. The Challenges of HIV/AIDS Counselling in Nigerian Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Kwara State

    The Challenges of HIV/AIDS Counselling in Nigerian Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Kwara State

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the challenges of HIV/AIDS counselling in Nigerian secondary schools as expressed by school counsellors in Kwara state, Nigeria. The respondents comprised 132 purposively selected counsellors in Kwara state public secondary schools (Male=85; Female=47). Data were collected with...
  4. Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Cultural Adjustment of International Students at an African University

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the cultural adjustment needs of international students enrolled with an African university. Participants were 33 students (males = 13, females = 20). They took part in-depth individual interviews and focus group discussions on pertinent adjustment needs. Data...
  5. Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Academic Counselling for Graduate Research Students with Distance Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined academic counselling needs for graduate research students enrolled with a distance education university. Participants were 17 students (males = 10, females = 7; mean years of enrollment =1). They responded to an open ended questionnaire on pertinent...
  6. Offender Rehabilitation and Counselling Dynamics in the South African Correctional Environment: Systems and Prospects

    Offender Rehabilitation and Counselling Dynamics in the South African Correctional Environment: Systems and Prospects

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article provides a theoretical overview of the correctional reform as well as rehabilitative and counselling landscape within South African Correctional Centres. Key challenges being faced in this arena include corruption/collusion of correctional staff, poor and failing infrastructure, high staff...
  7. Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Community-Based Participatory Research a Low-Income Setting: An Illustrative Case of Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article describes a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach in a low-income setting. Using the SCRATCHMAPS project as a case example and with literature control, we show that CBPR is influenced by dynamics relating to knowledge and power, resources and...
  8. The anaesthetic management of microgravity-exposed individuals

    The anaesthetic management of microgravity-exposed individuals

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Mankind's imminent occupation of low Earth orbit beyond that of a scientific outpost and daring engineering nature that will land astronauts on Mars, will pose significant challenges to anaesthesia providers. The increased number of space tourists and workers who spend...