kathungu

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Psychology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 35027-00200,Nairobi.
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Counselling Psychology


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Research Interests:

Addiction prevention and treatment research, emotional intelligence and behaviour, children  and youth rehabilitation, child care and protection and juvenile justice system

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Wangombe,J. & Kathungu,B. (2021).Palliative Care Recovery Outcomes: Nature of Recovery outcomes among Cancer Patients in Nairobi and Nyeri Counties. Journal of Health, Medicine and Nursing.Vol6,Issue2,No.1,pp 1-12
  2. Wangombe,J. & Kathungu,B. (2021).Palliative Care Resilience: Adversity Quotient among Cancer Patients in Nairobi and Nyeri  Counties, Kenya. International Journal of Advanced Psychology , ISSSN 2520-4661 Vol.3,Issue No. 2.pp 24-32
  3. Ondeng,J.Sirera,M. & Kathungu,B. (2020) Gender Responsive Programing in Kenya: The Time is Ripe, Women & Criminal Justice, DOI: 1080/08974454.2020.1837334
  4. Miovský1,M. Vondrová1,A.,Peters,R., Kathungu,B., Lososová1,A.(2019). National Addiction-Specific Institutional Infrastructure – Fundamental Prerequisite for Successful Implementation of Specialized Academic Degree Study Programmes: A Case Study In Historical Perspective. Central European journal of public health
  5. Kathungu, B.M. et al: (2016)A Handbook for Child Care and Protection : ERIKS: Nairobi ISNB Number
  6. Kathungu B.M., Mwaura, L. &Wambugu, B.N.  (2015). Extent and patterns    of drug use among persons with disabilities. International Journal of Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.1Issue 3&4.
  7. Kinga,T. Kathungu, B.&Mwangi,J.(2013) Relationship between functions of counselor supervision and level of Burn out: The case of Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) counselors in selected counties in Kenya. The Cradle of Knowledge:African Journal of Educational and Social Science Research. Vol. 1 No. 1
  8. Research Report  on Situational analysis on Juvenile Justice Systems in Kenya. For Government of Kenya and JICA 2011  as Co- investigator . Research report
  9. Kathungu B. Karega,M.& Wasanga C. (2010 )Research Report on Impact of alcoholism on gender roles and gender roles socialization in rural communities in Kenya. Implications for the future of the boy child in Kenya as Principal investigator
  10. Maingi, L.N., Kathungu,B.M. (2017).Relationship between Harsh Physical Parental Disciplining during Childhood and Intimate Partner Violence among Men in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Science Arts and Commerce ,Vol 2.No.2 Pgs.
  11. Musili, P.M., Sirera.A.M. &Kathungu, B.M. (2016).Vicarious Traumatization among Professional Caregivers and Support Staff in Selected Hospices in Kenya. International Journal of Social Science and Economics Invention(IJESSI)Volume 02 Issue 07
  12. Kathungu, Beatrice (2004).Fundamentals of communication in Guidance and Counseling.Module for Institute of Open Learning, Kenyatta University

CONFERENCE/WORKSHOPS/SEMINAR PAPERS

  1. 2019: Kathungu, B.Evidence based practice in child care and protection-the DADIME     model. Presented at the North Rift Child Care and Protection Conference held at the Eldoret Polytechnic, Kenya on 9th-11th April 2019
  2. 2019: Kathungu, B. Continuum of care in child care and protection. Presented at the North Rift Child Care and Protection Conference held at the Eldoret Polytechnic, Kenya on 9th-11th April 2019
  3. 2019: Kathungu, B.Response & Challenges of Addressing GBV and Gender Issues in the University. Presented at the Gender Training of Trainers workshop for students Held at KU BSSC on 15th March 201
  4. 2018: Kathungu, B.M. Self-care for practitioners in child care and protection. Presented at the 1st National Symposium in Kenya On Child Care And Protection Held At The Multimedia University Of Kenya On 16th -18th May 201
  5. 2018: Kathungu, B.M. Discipline and Behavior managementin Child care and Protection.Presented at the 1st National Symposium in Kenya on Child Care and Protection held at the Multimedia University of   Kenya on 16th -18th May 2018
  6. 2018: Kathungu,B. Recovery oriented systems of care. Presented during Kenyatta University Health Care Staff Continuing Medical Education Forum Held At Kenyatta University Health Clinicon 15th march 2018
  7. 2018: Kathungu,B.M. et al (2018 ). Recovery oriented systems of care. Paper presented at the 1st Regional Conference on Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression held at Kenyatta University on 21st-23rd Feb 2018
  8. 2018: Kathungu, B. Mwaura, L. &Wambugu, B. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Drug Use among Persons with Disability: Implications for Prevention. Presented during the ISSUP/NACADA International Conference on Drugs held at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya, from 10th-14th Dec 2018
  9. 2018: Chege, A. & Kathungu, B. Patterns of Drug Use among Youth from Single-Parent Families: Implications for Prevention.Presented during the ISSUP/NACADA international conference on drugs held at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya, from 10th-14th Dec 2018
  10. 2018: Kathungu, B. Developing a Stand-alone DDR Graduate Education Program: The Experience of Kenyatta University.Presented during the ICUDDR meeting at the ISSUP/NACADA international drug conference held at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya from 10th-14th Dec 2018
  11. 2018: Chege, A. & Kathungu, B.M. (2018). Relationship between Family Structure and Drug Use among Youth in Kajiado County, Kenya.Paper presented at the1st Regional Conference on Drug Demand Reduction and Supply suppression held at Kenyatta University on 21st-23rd Feb 2018
  12. 2017: Kathungu, B. Integrating Drug Demand Reduction Education into University Curricula.Presented during the Three-day workshop to support ECOWAS on Design Of Drug Dependence Treatment Protocol And Integration Into University Curricula in West Africa held at Abuja Nigeria from 7th-9th June 2017
  13. 2015: Kathungu, B. &Nthangi, A. The Role of Counselling Psychology in Patient Centred Care.Presented at the 1st Global Conference on Patient Centred Care, held at Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya from 29th September – 2nd October, 2015
  14. 2013: Alcohol and drug use among persons with disability. Presented at the 2nd NACADAA conference held at Kasarani Gymnasium, Nairobi 10th-13th June 2013
  15. 2012: Value Education in Alcohol and Drug Abuse among the Youth: Insights from a Counseling Psychologist.Presented at the NACADA workshop held on 16th to 18th May 2012 at the Kenya School of Law, Kare
  16. 2013: Alcohol and drug use among persons with disability. Presented at the 2nd NACADAA conference held at Kasarani Gymnasium, Nairobi 10th-13th June 2013.
  17. 2012: Value Education in Alcohol and Drug Abuse among the Youth: Insights from a Counseling Psychologist.Presented at the NACADA workshop held on 16th to 18th May 2012 at the Kenya School of Law, Karen
  18. 2012: Balancing between Work and Family Presented at the Embu Diocese Catholic Secondary School Head Teachers Annual Workshop Held at JJ McCarthy Center from 5th-9th March 2012
  19. 2011: The Juggling Game: Balancing Diverse Demands of Work, Family and Social Life
  20. 2011: Alcohol Use and Performance of Gender Roles and Gender Role Socialization among Selected Rural Communities in Kenya. Presented at first NACADA national research workshop at KIA Nairobi 29th&30th Feb 2011

 

 

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