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An evaluation of the bereavement programme for adolescents at Durban Children's Home.
Many children are affected by the loss of a parent. In South Africa this is exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Therefore the Durban Children's Home responded by developing a Bereavement Programme for children who lost ...
Alcoholism : understanding natural recovery.
This qualitative study explored the process of recovery from alcoholism as experienced by individuals who recovered from alcoholism without formal treatment or intervention. This study sought to reveal those factors ...
Partial care facilities and early childhood development in Cato Manor.
Partial care is the care of more than six children on behalf of their parents or caregivers for a temporary period during the day and could include overnight care. Access to partial care and Early Childhood Development ...
Adapting a western model of filial therapy to a locally specific form through a participatory process with kinship carers.
As social workers are challenged to move away from a preoccupation with direct, clinical practice and move toward developmental interventions, there is concern that vulnerable members of society will be abandoned. It is ...
Establishing and sustaining community-based youth organisations : a study of the experiences of community youth workers.
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A peer educator programme : participant's evaluation of the training.
Limited research has been conducted on the effectiveness of preventive programmes in addressing the needs of adolescents/youth. This study is aimed at examining the effectiveness of a training programme and whether the ...
Community development approaches in provision of sanitation services to the poor : a comparative study of the urine diversion sanitation programme in South Africa (Mnini) and Zimbabwe (Chihota)
Providing sanitation to poor communities entails delivering services to people that are marginalized in many aspects; the social, economic and political. The challenge to design sanitation projects that address the utmost ...
Perceptions of youth regarding their relationships with adults in Ugu North, a rural area in Southern KwaZulu-Natal.
The study investigates youth perceptions of their relationships with adults in Ugu North a rural area in Southern Kwa-Zulu Natal. A review of literature revealed that limited research has been done in South Africa and other ...
Private practice, is it worth it? : the experiences of social workers in private practice : challenges, opportunities and benefits.
The main aim of the study was the description of the experiences of opportunities, rewards and challenges faced by social workers in private practice in the Durban Metropolitan Area, Kwa Zulu Natal. This study used an ...
AIDS-related bereavement in the South African context : a study of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.
Not only does South Africa have the largest number of people with HIV/AIDS in the world, it continues to have a high mortality rate associated with AIDS due to the limited availability of antiretroviral treatment in this ...