Boitumelo Khothatso Seepamore

Boitumelo Khothatso Seepamore


Discipline Social Work
Contact Number 031-260-7640
Campus Howard College Campus
Office Address Room F217, 2nd Floor MTB Building
Last Updated 2 years ago

Degrees Held

  • PhD (UKZN)
  • MA (Social Work) University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
  • Postgraduate Diploma (Monitoring and Evaluation) University of Stellenbosch
  • BA (Social Work) University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

 Research Interests

  • HIV and Drug-resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB)
  • Parenting young children
  • Domestic workers
  • Working with groups
  • Social protection

Teaching Interests

  • HIV and Drug-resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB)
  • Parenting and families
  • Group work

Community Involvement

  • (2015 – 2018), SECRETARY OF THE BOARD: AFRO COMMUNIITY OUTREACH AND RESEARCH, NPO registered to offer psychosocial support services to the community of KwaZulul-Natal, Durban.

Teaching Expertise

  • Community and group work practice


Complete Research Record / Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Zelnick, J.R., Seepamore, B., Daftary, A., Amico, K.R., Bhengu, X., Padayatchi, N., Naidoo, K., O’Donnell, M.R. Training social workers to enhance patient centered care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa. Public Health Action. 

2017  Raniga, T & Seepamore, B. (2017). Critical Reflexivity beyond the Classroom: Social Work Student Perspectives of Communities in Kwazulu-Natal. Southern African Journal of Social Work and Social Development.

2016  Seepamore, BK. (2016). Distance Parenting- Implications for Social Work. Social Work/Maatskaplike Werk, 52(4):571-588.


Chapters in Books

Seepamore, B. & Sewpaul, V. (forthcoming). Socio-cultural constructions of intensive mothering and othermothering: Domestic workers’ experiences of distance parenting and their conceptualization of motherhood. In (Eds.) V. Sewpaul; L. Kreitzer; and T. Raniga, Culture, Human Rights and Social Work: African Perspectives, Calgary University Press.

2018  Seepamore, B. (2018). Between and Betwixt: positioning nannies as  mothers: perspectives from Durban, South Africa. In (eds) K. Block and T. Taylor. Marginalized Mothers, Mothering from the Margins. Advances in Gender Research, Volume 25: 41–155. Doi:10.1108/s1529-212620180000025009.

2018  Seepamore, B. (2018). Indigenous Social Security Systems: A South African perspective. In (eds) N. Noyoo and E. Boon. Indigenous Social Security Systems in Southern and West Africa. Sun Media, South Africa.


Student Supervision


Sbonisile Ofori Adarkwa (2017).  Perceptionsand Experiences Of Taxi Drivers On  Fatherhood In Wentworth, Durban.