Mr Carel van Wyk
Social Work
9C 10
Social Work
IB 34
051 4013362
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block C

Short CV



Tertiary Training

MSocSc, Unisa

HonsBSocSc (Psychology), UFS



University of the Free State, Department of Social Work; Lecturer; 2006 - current

Vista University, Department of Psychology {Undergraduate & Postgraduate}; Lecturer on contract basis; 2002 - 2003

Child Guidance Clinic: First Educational Specialist; Social Worker & Psychometrist; 1993 – 2005


Seitshegeco, E. & Van Wyk, C. 2018. Experiences of black single mothers raising adolescent boys. Journal of sociology and social anthropology, 9(2):62–68. DOI: 10.1080/09766634.2018.1432249

Van Wyk, C.J. 2018. In the shadow of equus: issues in the “equine therapy” industry. Poster presented at the Animal Assisted Therapy Conference in Durbanville, Cape Town on 27 September 2018.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2018. A Jungian perspective on synchronicity in equine-assisted psychotherapy. Paper presented at the Animal Assisted Therapy Conference in Durbanville, Cape Town on 27 September 2018.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2018. The Research Ethics Committee. Ethical research with child participants. Paper presented at the Jelly Beanz & Unisa Youth Research Unit Conference in Bloemfontein on 30 August 2018.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2017. Serial drawing with adolescents abusing substances: a Jungian perspective. Paper presented at the Unisa Youth Research Unit Seminar. Bloemfontein, 19 September 2017.

Van Wyk, C. 2016. `n Jungiaanse siening van sinchronisiteit in perdeondersteunde psigoterapie. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 56(3):795–808.

Joubert, M. & Van Wyk, C. 2015. `n Prosesevaluering van `n verkeersoortrederswerkopdrag. LitNet Akademies, 12(3), Desember.

Jacobs, M. & Van Wyk, C. 2015. Riglyne vir maatskaplike werkers wat peuters forensies assesseer. LitNet Akademies, 12(3), Desember.

Joubert, M.M. & Van Wyk, C.J. 2014. Social work forensic reports in South African criminal courts. Inevitability in the quest for justice. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 50(4):485–503.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2014. Ouers se ervaring van deelname aan `n perd-ondersteunde ouerleidingsprogram. Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, 54(2):324-339. 

Joubert, M., Pietersen, M. & Van Wyk, C.J. 2012. Die voorkoms, frekwensie en aard van seksuele misbruik deur jong vroulike seksoortreders in `n inwoonsorgsentrum. LitNet Akademies, 9(3), Desember.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2011. `n Jungiaanse perspektief op die reekstekeninge van `n seksueel mishandelde kind. LitNet Akademies, 8(3), Desember.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2010. Die reekstekeningmodel in die terapeutiese hantering van ‘n seksueel-gemolesteerde kind. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 11(2):1-8.

Van Wyk, C.J. 2002. Potensiële verskille tussen seksueel misbruikte seuns en meisies: `n Literatuurstudie. Child Abuse Research: A South African Journal, 3(1):6-13.


  • Editorial Board (since 2018): Traumatology: An International Journal (
  • Editorial Board (sonce 2017): The Qualitative Report (

Area(s) of Interest

  • The Research Process
  • Social Casework

Courses Presented

  • SWPS1514 Introduction to Social Work
  • SWPC3714 Social Work with Children
  • SWR3824 Social Work Research
  • Study supervisor or co-supervisor for MSW students
  • Co-supervisor for PhD candidates

Community Service

  • Equine-assisted Psychotherapy & Equine-assisted Learning Services


T: +27 51 401 2240 or

Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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