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School of Psychosocial Behavioural Sciences


The School is part of the Faculty of Health Sciences and provides academic and professional training in two disciplines, i.e.

as well as psychotherapeutic- and health promotion through the

The research activities of the School are conducted in a specific focus area, namely 9.1 “Preventive and therapeutic Interventions” and are specifically aimed at  the nature, dynamics and promotion of psychosocial strengths.

The mission of the School for Psycho-social Behaviour Sciences  is to improve the Province psychosocial health, well-being and quality of life of the people of South Africa, and of the North West province in particular, and to promote Social Work and Psychology as academic disciplines by:

  • offering outcome-based learning opportunities of a high quality,
  • conducting relevant and high calibre basic and applied research in the area of preventive and therapeutic interventions,
  • offering community service in the form of research outputs and practice related and relevant interventions at individual-, group- and community levels.

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