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Teenage pregnancy in South African schools : from vulnerability to empowerment
(North-West University, 2012)
One of the most serious phenomena plaguing families and societies worldwide is teenage pregnancy. In South Africa teenage mothers are permitted to return to schools after giving bith however, not much is done to support ...
The views of street children on how streetism can be prevented
(North West University, 2014)
Streetism is a world-wide, socio-economic problem and vulnerable children continue to migrate to the streets due to personal and contextual reasons. Attempts have been made to prevent streetism however; these interventions ...
The antecedents of resilience among street children
(North-West University, 2009)
The chief focus of this study was on unearthing the antecedents of resilience in children on the street and street children in institutional care. This study was motivated by the desire to understand what made some street ...
When white Afrikaans-speaking adolescents from divorced families function resiliently : an overview of the protective antecedents
(North-West University, 2008)
Divorce is an ever-present phenomenon in society. This is also true for white Afrikaans-speaking adolescents. Some of these adolescents seem to cope resiliently with the risk inherent in divorce while others struggle to ...
Towards a deeper understanding of resilience: Resilient South African township-dwelling adolescents’ understanding of positive adjustment to hardship
(North-West University (South Africa), Vaal Triangle Campus, 2016)
The purpose of this study was to understand what youths living in townships experience as risks, and how they cope constructively with these difficulties. As a teacher working with township-dwelling youths, I was interested ...
Resilience in the presence of fragile X syndrome : a multiple case study
(North-West University, 2011)
The purpose of this study was to explore what contributes to resilience in females diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome. Fragile X Syndrome can be defined as an inherited (genetic) condition that causes mental impairment, ...