Boitumelo Khothatso Seepamore

Boitumelo Khothatso Seepamore

Lecturer

Discipline Social Work
Email seepamoreb@ukzn.ac.za
Contact Number 031-260-7640
Campus Howard College Campus
Office Address Room F217, 2nd Floor MTB Building
Last Updated 12 months 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

Selected publications

Community Involvement

  • 2014 – date   UKZN COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND RESEARCH NPO – 002 184 (Secretary of the Board)
  • 2014 – 2018    Meyrick Bennet Child Guidance Centre NPO (Member of the Board)
  • 2012-2014     Usindiso Shelter for abused women (80 Albert Street, Johannesburg) – facilitation of support groups
  • 2003-2005     Wits University Campus Health VCT Clinic – HIV testing and support
  • 2001-2003     Child Protection Unit (SAPS) Braamfontein Volunteer social worker: rescuing minors from the flats in Hillbrow and the Johannesburg, CBD
  • 2000   Food gardens project and homework support for children in my neighborhood

Teaching Expertise

  • Social work with groups -undergraduate module (UKZN)
  • Engaging Communities in action – undergraduate module (UKZN)
  • Field placement of student social workers (UKZN)
  • Focus Group Discussions in Research (McGill university, guest speaker)
  • Webinar on how COVID-19 has impacted TB health services and how the pandemic has impacted those affected by TB globally and their access to services. Webinar by York University, Stop TB (Canada), Results (Canada).

Selected publications