Head of the Department
Prof SB Ferreira

  • Restorative practices in schools
  • School social work
  • Adventure based counselling
  • Resilience
  • Adolescents and Youth

Prof AC Faul

  • Gerontology
  • Research statistics

Research Fellow
Prof PH Bulow

  • Narrative studies

Research Fellow
Prof Fred Buttell

  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
  • Batterer Intervention Programs (BIPs)
  • Community-Based Correction Models

Research Fellow
Prof RJ Ferreira

  • Resilience
  • Social vulnerability
  • Intimate Partner violence (IPV)
  • Disaster research

Senior Lecturer
Prof SB Ferreira

  • Loss and Trauma
  • Social Work Practice Theories and Intervention Models
  • Participatory Action Research (PAR) and photo Voice as approach in Qualitative Social Work Research

Ms MC Esau

  • Community work
  • Participatory Action Research

Dr T Manomano

  • Vulnerability
  • Parenting
  • Feminization and youthinization of poverty, child poverty
  • Social policy and social programmes
  • Health Inequalities
  • Care for the elderly

Mr CJ van Wyk

  • The classical work/theory of CG Jung
  • The research process; Descriptive phenomenology as qualitative research design
  • Therapy with children, adolescents, and their families in different settings regarding a variety of psychosocial challenges with equine-assisted psychotherapy and photo-therapy as therapeutic modalities

Junior Lecturer
Ms JC Gaitskill

  • Marriage and the Family


T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

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

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