Bongane Mzinyane

Bongane Mzinyane


Discipline Social Work
Contact Number 031-260-2277
Campus Howard College Campus
Office Address F218, MTB
Last Updated 1 year ago

Degrees Held

  • PhD candidate (Social Work), UKZN
  • Master of Social Sciences (Social Work), UKZN
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Pub. Admin, UNISA
  • Bachelor of Social Work, UKZN

Research Interests

  • Social Work and Crime Management,
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence
  • Child Justice Issues,
  • Restorative Justice,
  • Socio-legal issues
  • Social Work education

Teaching Interests

  • Social Policy and Legislation
  • Child Youth and Family Centred Work
  • Social Work Practice
  • Advanced Social Work Practice
  • Social Work Research Methods and Report

Teaching Expertise

  • Social Work and Law
  • Social Policy
  • Child Protection
  • Social Work Practice

Professional Memberships

Selected Publications

Community Engagements

  • (2020-2023), Field Practice Committee member, this Committee interacts with Social Work organizations across the country in order to coordinate the placements and interventions of student social workers.
  • (2020-2021), Board Member, UKZNCORE is an NPO in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, that renders serves families, youth and children. The organization offers a wide range of social work services including community outreach, therapy, research, amongst other services.
  • (2013), Secretary, Ladysmith Substance Abuse Forum. The forum was chaired by the Mayor. It dealt with inter-sectoral collaboration in the war against drug abuse.

Student Supervision