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Name:Esther Gaceke Gachara
Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Psychology
Contact Address: 6928 01000 Thika
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Counseling Psychology/Addiction Counselling
Research Interests: Delinquent Rehabilitation /Addiction Rehabilitation

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CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

Participation in Workshop/Conferences

  • Attended the Second International Conference, Counselling and Psychological Association ( KGCPA) at Chuka University, Meru 20TH -22ND ,November,2019
  • Attended a Symposium on Child Care and Protection at Multi media University, Nairobi 16th -18th May, 2018
  • Attended a Conference on Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression at Kenyatta University,21st -23rd February,2018
  • Attended a conference of Kenya Association of Professional Counselors at Safari Park Hotel ,Nairobi, 2009.

Presentation of papers at Academic and Professional Conferences.

  • 'Relationship between Locus of Control and Adherence to Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings among Persons Recovering from Substance Abuse in Nairobi County, Kenya, ,a paper presented during the Second International Conference, Counselling and Psychological Association ( KGCPA) on Mainstreaming Mental Health in the Public and Private Sector for Total Universal Health Care on 20TH -22ND ,November,2019 in Chuka University
  • ‘Relationship between Locus of Control and Abstinence among Persons Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol Addiction in Kirinyaga County, Kenya ,a paper presented in a Conference on Drug Demand Reduction and Supply Suppression on 21st -23rd February in Kenyatta University
  • ‘Good lives Model: Application to Rehabilitation of Delinquent Adolescents in Nairobi County, Kenya a paper presented in Symposium on Childcare and protection held on 16th -18th at Multi Media University
  • ‘Rehabilitation of Delinquent Adolescents in Kenya: Challenges and Implications for Counseling. A paper presented during the 10th Annual Conference of Kenya Association of Professional Counselors at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi in 2009

Convening and Coordinating Conferences

  • 13th September, 2017: Coordinated a subcommittee on Publicity and Communication of the First Regional Multidisciplinary Conference on Drug Deman Reduction and Supply Suppression on 21st -23rd February 2018;Kenyatta University

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Articles in Refereed Journals – indicate separately the joint/individual/authored with students/local/Kenyan and international journals/publications.

  • Gachara Esther, Wasanga Christine and Olaly Wilfrida (2019) Relationship between Locus of Control and Adherence to Alcoholic Anonymous Support Groups among Persons Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol Addiction in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research.7 (6) 23-36.
  • Gachara Esther, Wasanga Christine and Olaly Wilfrida (2018) Relationship between Locus of Control and Abstinence among Persons Recovering from Drugs and Alcohol Addiction in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, 6(4) 834-842.
  • Gachara Esther and Christine Wasanga (2011) Rehabilitation of Delinquent Adolescents in Kenya: Challenges and Implications for Counseling. Kenya Journal of Guidance ,Counseling and Psychology 1(1) 49-58.

 

Dr. Eunice Githae
Chairperson
Department of Psychology


 

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