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  1. Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Can Professionals Offering Support to Vulnerable Children in Kenya Benefit from Brief Play Therapy Training?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper evaluates the perceived benefit to a group of thirty caring professionals of a brief training in Child-centred play therapy. Play therapy enables a child to create fictional worlds and in this way make sense of the real world...
  2. Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Addressing Urgent Community Mental Health Needs in Rwanda: Culturally Sensitive Training Interventions

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Rwandan leaders in the health and educational sectors have begun to discuss the necessity for establishing culturally appropriate community-based mental health counselling services in Rwanda, especially trauma counselling. The need for a community psychology approach is anchored in the lingering...
  3. Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Fostering Self-Determination and Resilience Through Sports Counselling: Psychosocial Development of Youth in Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Sports can promote pro-social behaviors and confidence in physical abilities among participants. We conducted an extensive review of the literature on the ways in which youth in Southern African countries, severely affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and other hardships may...
  4. Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Development of a Post-Modern Career Interest Questionnaire for South-African School Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study explored the potential value and viability of an interest narrative (questionnaire) in terms of its psychometric properties and by comparing it with a commonly administered (positivist) career interest questionnaire. Participants were 159 boys and 183 girls, mean ages...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. The Impact of Life Design Counselling on Adolescents

    The Impact of Life Design Counselling on Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study records a process of heightening self-awareness within a semi-structured ‘life design counselling’ process. The research was conducted on the basis of a case study designed to facilitate co-constructive conversation with a purposefully selected youth. The participant was enabled...
  8. Community Counselling: Values and Practices

    Community Counselling: Values and Practices

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article focuses on community counselling, specifically in African contexts. A community psychology approach is used as a framework for this discussion. This approach, linked to a critical perspective, highlights the importance of going beyond individualist assessments and interventions towards...
  9. Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Community Counselling in African Contexts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores community counselling as a form of professional practice for psychologists, with a particular focus on practices that are relevant in African contexts. The discussion identifies and discusses various models of practice identified in community psychology, including an...
  10. A Meta-Theoretical Framework for Counselling People of African Ancestry: An Ecologically Oriented Response to the Special Section Articles

    A Meta-Theoretical Framework for Counselling People of African Ancestry: An Ecologically Oriented Response to the Special Section Articles

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article is a review of the preceding six articles included in the Special Section related to the subject of counselling people of African ancestry. The major objective was to ascertain whether any recurring themes might be identified, and whether...