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Staff Profiles: School of Social Work

Dr Noel Garikai Muridzo

Position:  Acting Director

Research interests
    Corporate social responsibility Child Protection Social Policy Social protection International Social Work Social Work regulation Mental health

Dr Patience Chinyenze

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Clinical social work Psychosocial support for vulnerable groups Palliative care & Bereavement Mental health and well being Groupwork & Community work Counselling Social development

Dr Itai Mafa

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Ethics Gender studies Research methods Community Health Critical social work Management and Administration Leadership

Ms. S. Charamba 

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Clinical Social Work Practice Occupational Social Work Substance and Drug Abuse Applied Social Work in Health Delivery Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health  

Mr E. Mudehwe

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests   
    Child Protection Institutional care and Social Development

SR Diana B.Kanyere (LCBL)

Position: Lecturer

Research interests 
    Orphans and Vulnerable Children Education Offender Rehabilitation and Reintegration Monitoring and Evaluation  Child and Social Protection and Family Services Human Trafficking-Refugees and Internally displaced persons. Social Work Fields of Practice Rural and Urban Development. Poverty Reduction Initiatives Social policy and Social Development Leadership training for urban and rural  youth Sustainable livelihoods for communities especially women and girl child Early Childhood trainer

Mr Chigangaidze Robert Kudakwashe

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Mental Health Forensic social work in Mental Health  Developmental approach in clinical social work Industrial Social Work Substance Abuse Spirituality and Religion in Social Work  Social justice and Human Rights 

Ms Tapiwanashe Gladys Simango

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Human Rights and Social Justice HIV/AIDS and Sexual Reproduction and  Health Rights (SRHR) Disability Child Welfare Developmental approach in clinical social work Monitoring and Evaluation  Gender, Masculinity and Sexuality

Mrs Linah Ruparanganda

Position: Lecturer

Research Interests
    Monitoring and Evaluation Research and Documentation People Management Project Planning and Management Database Design and Management Data Management and Analysis Community Work And Community Development Longitudinal Impact Monitoring and Evaluation Practitioner

Mrs R. Chavhi-Mlambo

Position: Lecturer

Research interests
    Child Protection and Family Services Human Rights and Disability Monitoring and Evaluation Refugees and Internally displaced persons. Food security and Social Policy Social Work Fields of Practice

Mr. Anesu Aggrey Matanga

Position:  Lecturer

Research Interests
    Mental Health Drug and Substance abuse HIV/ AIDS Child protection Counseling Group work and Community work