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Invitation to Ms Julie Kasamba's PhD public defence

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Ms Julie Kasamba’s PhD defence scheduled to take place on 16th August 2018.

Thesis title: Educational Support Provided for Autistic Children in an Inclusive Education Setting in Primary Schools in Kampala Capital City Authority, Uganda

Supervisors

  1. Dr J.C Enon, Makerere University
  2. Dr C.B Mugimu, Makerere University

See abstract below

Date: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
School of Women and Gender Studies Conference Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/ Email: kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug, kikooma@gmail.com/ Mobile: +256712487261
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Training workshop on crisis and trauma - 30th July-1st August, 2018

The School of Psychology has organized a three-day training workshop on crisis and trauma to take place on 30th July to 1st August 2018 in the School of Food Science Conference Hall, Makerere University from 8:30am-4:30pm everyday. The workshop will be co-facilitated by Dr John Kiweewa, an Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and Dr Eberts Stephanie, Associate Professor at Louisiana State University, USA. Dr Kiweewa is a recipient of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (2018) and is currently based at the School of Psychology, Makerere University.

The three-day workshop in crisis and trauma is intended to provide professionals and paraprofessionals with the foundational knowledge in working effectively with individuals in crisis situations and those experiencing trauma. Participants will among other things gain understanding of the biological foundations of trauma, current crisis and trauma theory, and skills in working with individuals in situations of gender-based violence, grief and loss, child abuse and substance abuse. Participants will gain firsthand knowledge and skills through live demonstrations of ways to address certain crisis emergencies and trauma situations. This is a highly interactive training workshop with experts who bring vast clinical and training experiences.

Registration can be done through the following contacts:  Ms Racheal Nuwagaba, mobile: 0772932632, Email: dnuwagabarach@gmail.com and Ms. Sarah Nambusi, mobile: 070145336, 0772457336, Email: nambusisara@yahoo.com

Registration fee:  Shs75, 000

Note:   Registration fee for Makerere University students is Shs 40, 000. Payment can be done through mobile money (Ms Sarah Nambusisi - 070145336, 0772457336).

Please confirm your participation before Wednesday, 25th July, 2018.

For further information please contact-Dr. Deborah Ojiambo, deojiambo@gmail.com , deborahojiambo@yahoo.com telephone-0791950778, 0779329242

Date: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 08:30 to Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 04:30
Event Venue: 
School of Food Science Conference Hall, Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
1. Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology, Email: kikooma@gmail.com, 2. Dr. Deborah Ojiambo, Email: deojiambo@gmail.com , deborahojiambo@yahoo.com, mobile-0791950778, 0779329242

Invitation to Mr Paul Nyende's PhD public defense

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Mr Paul Nyende's PhD public defense set for 4th April, 2018. 

Thesis title: Factors Involved in Social Mobilization and Citizen Participation: An Analysis of Voluntary HIV/AIDS Community Initiatives

Supervisor: Prof. Peter Baguma

Opponent: Prof. Edward K. Kirumira

Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
CIT New Building (Block B), Level 6, room 6A
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/ Email: kikooma@gmail.com
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Psychology Week 10th-13th May, 2017

The School of Psychology will hold a Psychology Week starting Wednesday, 10th- Saturday,13th May, 2017.

Theme: “Psychology in the Service of National Security”

Planned activities

DAY ONE – Public dialogue on Psychology and National Security

DAY TWO – Outreach activities including pre-testing and post-testing counseling, blood donation and cancer screening

DAY THREE – Sports gala

DAY FOUR - Alumni and stakeholders engagement through dinner and dialogue on strategies to increase the public’s appreciation and access to psychological services

See invitation and programme below

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:00 to Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 05:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma/+256702487261 or +256712487261/Email: kikooma@gmail.com; kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Invitation to Mr Godfrey Okot Akol's PhD public defence

The Dean School of Psychology invites you to Mr. Godfrey Okot Akol’s  PhD public defence scheduled to take place on 1st March, 2017  starting 9:00am at JICA, Room204.

Thesis title:  “Location and Stakeholder Satisfaction with Service Delivery under UPE in Uganda”

Supervisors

1. Prof. Baguma Peter – School of Psychology

2. Assoc. Prof. Enon Julius – School of Psychology  

Opponent

Assoc. Prof. Kakumba Umar - Dean School of Business, Makerere University

Date: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
JICA Building, Room204
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean School of Psychology/Email: deanpsychology@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Invitation to Public Lecture on Mind Education

The Coordinator of the Mind Education Programme at Makerere University, Prof Peter Baguma, invites you to a public lecture on Mind Education to be presented by Dr. Kim Jae Hong, President, International Mind Education Institute, KOREA.

Date: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 02:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University Main Hall
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof. Peter Baguma, Coordinator, Mind Education Programme, School of Psychology, Makerere University, Mobile number: +256772551804

Psychology Week 27-30th April, 2016

The School of Psychology, Makerere University will hold a Psychology Week later this month to create public awareness on cancer.

Theme:  “Psychology and Public Health”, with specific focus on The Role of Psychology in the Fight against Cancer in Uganda

Psychology Week Planned Activities  

1. DAY ONE: One-day workshop to critically discuss a wide range of psychological issues inherent in cancer prevention and control including coping with cancer, pain and symptom management, medication compliance, neuropsychological effects of disease and therapy, siblings and family relations, bereavement and care for those in critical condition

2.  DAY TWO: Psychology and Cancer Walk from the Freedom Square at Makerere University to the Uganda Cancer Institute at Mulago. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. John Ddumba-Ssentamu and Dr Jackson Orem, the Director Uganda Cancer Institute are expected to be the lead walkers. The day will also be marked by a number of outreach activities in which available behavioral and psychological services will be exhibited to the general public including pre-testing and post-testing counseling, blood donation and cancer screening

3.  DAY THREE: The day will be dedicated to wellness promotion. A sports gala will be held to reiterate the centrality of keeping the body and mind in shape as a key resource for prevention  

4. DAY FOUR: Alumni and stakeholders engagement through dinner and dialogue on strategies to increase the public’s appreciation and access to psychological services

Date: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 09:00 to Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 05:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma/+256702487261 or +256712487261/Email: kikooma@gmail.com; kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug

Psychology Week - Tuesday 29th March to Friday 1st April 2016

The School of Psychology at Makerere University will hold a Psychology Week starting Tuesday, 29th March-Friday, 1st April, 2016.

Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 08:00 to Friday, April 1, 2016 - 05:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma, Dean, School of Psychology, Email: kikooma@gmail.com

Psychology Week: 31st March-3rd April, 2015

The School of Psychology will hold a Psychology Week from 31st March to 3rd April, 2015 at Makerere University.

Theme:  “Self in a Social Context”  

*Planned activities

Day 1: Conference featuring various presentations on the role of psychology in community development to be held in the University Main Hall

Day 2: Outreach activities with stakeholders including TASO Uganda, Hope After Rape and the Department of Early Childhood Development in the Ministry of Education, Sports, Science and Technology. The activities will include free HIV counselling and testing services and a blood donation drive conducted by Uganda Red Cross Society in conjunction with Nakasero Blood Bank

Day 3: Sports competition amongst staff, current students and the alumni of the School

Day 4: Alumni dialogue and dinner

See below tentative programme

Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, April 3, 2015 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
Makerere University
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dr Julius Kikooma/ Dean, School of Psychology/ Email: kikooma@chuss.mak.ac.ug/ Tel: +256414531908

Workplace Stress Management Workshop

The School of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University invites nominations for staff to participate in a two day training workshop on Workplace Stress Management. Stress is a workplace reality that results from many different sources including but not limited to individual, work, extra and intra organizational attempts at achieving goals.

Stress can lead to problems at the individual, work, and organizational levels; and also causes health problems, social and family disruptions. Stress costs the USA 30 billion dollars per year, although its cost is yet to be evaluated in Uganda it is not yet costed.

Facilitators
The key facilitators of this workshop will be Prof. P.K Baguma, Makerere University and Prof. Van Dyk, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Both are very accomplished Psychologists in the areas of Clinical and Organizational Psychology..

Target population
The target  group includes Human Resource Managers, line managers, supervisors, officers and staff in public and private organizations

Contact
For Details and Bookings please contact:

Prof Peter K Baguma
Tel:     +256 772 551 804
Email:     minterhotep@gmail.com

We look forward to your participation.  Register now!

Date: 
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 09:00 to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 17:00
Event Venue: 
Conference Hall, Level 4, College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS)-Block A, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Prof Peter K Baguma, School of Psychology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS), Makerere University, Tel: +256 772 551 804, Email: minterhotep@gmail.com

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