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Types of domestic violence experienced by women in abusive relationships
(Stellenbosch University, 2013)
Research and specialised practice indicate that women who are abused by their intimate partners are at an increasing risk the longer the abuse continues. Many men show escalating violent behaviour toward their female ...
Psychosocial implications of stillbirth for the mother and her family : a crisis-support approach
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
In this article mothers’ emotions after experiencing a stillbirth are discussed. A study combining quantitative and qualitative research provided the foundation for a better understanding of the psychosocial implications ...
Some challenges in policing domestic violence
(Stellenbosch University, 2015)
Domestic violence is one of the most prevalent forms of violence dealt with by police officers on a daily basis. In order to understand their experiences and response to domestic violence incidents, a purposive sample of ...
Risks and vulnerabilities of children in Zambia : mooting responsive social protection interventions
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2016)
Social protection has not only assumed another dimension characterised by income transfers, but has also aroused intense interest among researchers, policy makers and practitioners. In spite of this development, and its ...
Exploring the views of health care service providers on life stressors and basic needs of HIV-positive mothers in rural areas of Lesotho
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2017)
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) ranks as one of the deadliest viruses in the world. The second highest incidence of the virus has been recorded in Lesotho, where women and children are the most infected and affected. ...
The prevention of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : the need for a coordinated service by role players in the wine producing areas in the Breede River Valley
(Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, 2013)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is seen as the leading preventable birth defect in the western world (May, Miller, Goodhart, Maestas, Buckley, Trujillo & Gossage, 2007). FAS is the severe end of a spectrum of effects caused ...
Surviving a laryngectomy : the views of post-operative cancer patients and their families
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2018)
Major advances in cancer detection and treatment options have now afforded cancer patients the prospect of a longer life. This places various demands upon patients, families and social workers in the field of oncology. A ...
The laryngectomy patient's view of social work support services in a hospital setting
(Dept. of Social Work, Stellenbosch University, 2010)
A laryngectomy is the surgical procedure of removing the entire larynx in advanced cancer of the larynx or hypopharynx. The focus of this article is on laryngectomy patients ' views of social work support services in a ...
Social Work = Maatskaplike Werk : editorial
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Social Work, 2020)
The articles in this issue of Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk address a range of topics from school social work as a field of practice to the role of social service providers to protect vulnerable women and children in society.
Learning profiles of social work students : who are you and how should this influence my teaching?
(Stellenbosch University, 2015)
This qualitative study explores the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) of social work students on notions of students’ learning profile. Data were obtained from both student and staff participants on third year ...