Social Work
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Dr Marianne Strydom


BA(Social Work)[Stellenbosch University]

MA(Social Work)(Supervision and Management)[Stellenbosch University]

DPhil (Social Work)[Stellenbosch University]


Practice experience

Social worker in child and family welfare; community worker; social work supervisor


Academic teaching

Introduction to child and family welfare (Social Work 178)

Intervention with family violence (Social Work 378)

Family counselling (Social Work 478)

Research methodology (Social Work 478)

Supervisor of MSW and PhD students' research theses


Fields of research specialisation

Social development

Child and family welfare services

Child abuse and neglect, child protection; family preservation services, family support services, foster care, adoption; family counselling

The impact of a neoliberal discourse on child and family welfare services

Social work education: Practice education‚Äč