School of Psychology

School of Psychology

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

Invitation to PhD public defence for Mr.Rosco Kasujja

The Dean, School of Psychology cordially invites all of you to the PhD public defence for Mr.Rosco Kasujja. Please find details of the abstract herewith attached

Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
School of Forestry seminar room
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dean, School of Psychology | http://psyc.mak.ac.ug/pkbaguma

Invitation to PhD public defence for Mr. Henry Kibedi

The Dean, School of Psychology cordially invites all of you to the PhD public defence for Mr. Henry Kibedi. Please find details of the abstract herewith attached

Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 09:00
Event Venue: 
School of Forestry seminar room
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Dean, School of Psychology | http://psyc.mak.ac.ug/pkbaguma

Trauma Management Workshop

The Dean, School of Psychology, Prof. Peter Baguma, cordially invites all of you to a trauma management workshop

The Founder and Director of Cameras without Borders, Dr Eberhard Riedel, will present a paper on psychological trauma management theory and practice based on fieldwork and research in Eastern DRC, Northern Uganda, South Sudan and Western Kenya. In these regions, many areas are plagued by trauma epidemics caused by violence that human beings inflict on each other. Individual, family, group and community trauma will be discussed.

*Dr Eberhard Riedel’s biography

Dr Eberhard Riedel is a photographer, psychotherapist and teacher living in Seattle, Washington. He graduated in documentary and fine arts photography from the Photographic Center Northwest, earned a Masters in Clinical Social Work from the University of Washington, a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, and a Ph.D. in Physics from the Technische Universität in Munich, Germany. He is a Jungian Psychoanalyst.

He initiated Cameras without Borders- "Photography for Healing and Peace" in 2006 and now works with African communities affected by the consequences of war and violence, employing photography as a tool for healing. His project aims at engaging people at home and abroad as it seeks to nourish the seeds of reconciliation and mutual understanding. He publishes and presents nationally and internationally.

Recent publication – “Psychology, Photography, and Social Advocacy” in Psychological Perspectives, Vol 56(1), 5-33, 2013

Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2013 - 14:30
Event Venue: 
Room 13, School of Psychology
College/School: 
Contact Information: 
Professor Peter Baguma | Dean: School of Psychology | Makerere University, | P.O Box 7062 Kampala Uganda | Phone: +256 772551804 | Email: kpbaguma@muip.mak.ac.ug | minterhotep@gmail.com | dean@muip.mak.ac.ug

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