Articles by Keyword: Disadvantaged Communities

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  1. Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Broadening Mental Health Services to Disadvantaged Communities in South Africa: Reflections on Establishing a Community Based Internship

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The need to provide mental health services in disadvantaged communities remains a priority in South Africa. This paper illustrates how in consultation and partnership with the peri-urban community of Jamestown, a counselling psychology internship was established to provide a range...
  2. Parental Involvement in Career Development among Disadvantaged Adolescents

    Parental Involvement in Career Development among Disadvantaged Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated perceived parental involvement in career development amongst disadvantaged adolescents. Participants were 14 Grade 9 learners (8 boys and 6 girls: mean age =14 years) from a disadvantaged community in North-West Province in South Africa. Data were collected...
  3. DECOMPOSITION IN PELAGIC MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

    DECOMPOSITION IN PELAGIC MARINE ECOSYSTEMS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Limnological Society of Southern Africa
    During the decomposition of plant detritus, complex microbial successions develop which are dominated in the early stages by a number of distinct bacterial morphotypes. The microheterotrophic community rapidly becomes heterogenous and may include cyanobacteria, fungi, yeasts and bactivorous protozoans.
  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. Efficacy of a Post-modern Group Career Assessment Intervention of Disadvantaged High School Learners

    Efficacy of a Post-modern Group Career Assessment Intervention of Disadvantaged High School Learners

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study used a post-modern group assessment procedure to explore career perceptions of 11 Grade 11 learners (6= males; 5= females; mean age = 17 years) from disadvantaged communities. A qualitative process of thematic content analysis was used to analyse...
  6. Ways of Relating and Interacting in School Communities: Lived Experiences of Learners, Educators and Parents

    Ways of Relating and Interacting in School Communities: Lived Experiences of Learners, Educators and Parents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article reports on the findings of a baseline study on social interaction in schools as experienced by learners, educators and parents. A qualitative phenomenological approach was followed, utilising a cross-sectional descriptive survey design. Participants included 1 170 learners aged...
  7. Towards an Understanding of Nurturing and Restraining Relational Patterns in School Communities

    Towards an Understanding of Nurturing and Restraining Relational Patterns in School Communities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study aimed to understand the nature of nurturing and restraining relationships in a school communiy. The inquiry entailed a single instrumental case study of a selected school community in a semi-urban context in South Africa. Participants were learners (n=720),...
  8. An Ethic of Care in Participatory Research in School Community Settings

    An Ethic of Care in Participatory Research in School Community Settings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We explored the manifestation and development of an ethic of care in school communities using a variety of participatory research methods. The qualitative data from this ethnographic case study were analysed using constructivist grounded theory. Our findings suggest that an...
  9. Psychosocial Experiences of Coloured Grandmothers who are the Primary Care Givers of Their Grandchildren

    Psychosocial Experiences of Coloured Grandmothers who are the Primary Care Givers of Their Grandchildren

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the psychosocial experiences of grandmothers who care for their grandchildren. A qualitative research design was used. Twelve grandmothers (age range = 50 to 65) from a peri-urban community in the Western Cape (South Africa) were selected as...
  10. Exploring Expressive Sandwork as a Form of Psychosocial Care: A Case Study of a Vulnerable Adolescent

    Exploring Expressive Sandwork as a Form of Psychosocial Care: A Case Study of a Vulnerable Adolescent

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This paper explores the use of expressive sandwork as a form of psychological support for a youth with psychosocial vulnerability. A case study, which emanated from a community outreach project, is briefly described of a male black participant, from a...