Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Position:Chairperson Department of Psychology
Contact Address: Kenyatta University,P.O Box 43844-00100, Nairobi
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Area of Specialization:Counselling Psychology, Substance Abuse and addiction

 

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Research Interests

  • Substance Use in Athletic Performance (Doping)
  • Behaviour Change in Substance Use Disorders
  • Recovery Oriented Care Systems in Substance Disorders
  • Family and Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Peacebuilding Leadership

Publications/ Academic Reports and Manuals

  • Githae, E. N. (2019). Psychosocial Burden among Close Family Members of Individuals with Alcohol Use Disorder in Inpatient Treatment Centers in Kenya. African Journal of Educational & Social Science Research 7(2)60-65.
  • Githae, E. N. (2019). Perceived Harmful-Criticism in Family Interactional Patterns and Relapse Risk among Recovering Inpatients with Alcohol Use Disorder in Kiambu County, Kenya. African Journal of Clinical Psychology 2(02)1-18.
  • Githae, E. N. (2016). Family Expressed Emotion in Relapse of Alcoholism. International Organization of Scientific Research, Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (IOSR-JHSS), 21(9)33-41.
  • Githae, E. N., Sirera, M., & Wasanga, C. (2016). Family Over-involvement and Relapse among Inpatient Alcoholics in Nairobi, Kenya. International Organization of Scientific Research, Journal of Humanities & Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 21(7)44-50.
  • Research Report (2019): World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) Social Science Research, 2018-2019: Topic: Gender Outcomes of Using Brief Motivational Interventions (BMI) on Beliefs and Attitudes against Doping among Athletes in Secondary Schools in Kenya
  • 2019: Trainer’s Guide: Rwanda Correctional Services. NCO 023: Guidance and Counseling in Prison Settings.
  • 2020: Teaching Manual: Rwanda Correctional Services. NCO 023: Guidance and Counseling in Prison Settings.
  • 2020: Teaching Module: Health Psychology, Kenyatta University Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • 2020: Teaching Interactive Module: Counselling Skills and Techniques, Kenyatta University Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning
  • 2020: Teaching Interactive Module: Assessment and Diagnosis of Personality and Psychopathology, Kenyatta University Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning

Conferences/Workshops/Seminar Papers:

  • 2017: Georg Arnhold International Summer School, 2017: Braunschweig, Germany. Topic: Contextual and Systemic Factors Enhancing Effectiveness of Education in Emergencies (EiE) Practices in Conflict Prone Areas of Kenya.
  • 2015: Eastern Mennonite University, Virginia USA: Women Peacebuilding and Leadership program 2014-2015. Presented a paper on “Analysis of Key drivers of Gender Based Violence in Kenya” as a product of a research project.
  • 2015: Presented a paper at the National Campaign Against Drugs and Alcohol abuse (NACADA). Topic: Role of Family Over-involvement in Occurrence of Relapse among Recovering Alcoholics in Kiambu County, Kenya.
  • 2016: Psychosocial Consequences of taking alcohol and other drugs. Paper presented at Kenyatta University Drug Awareness Week.
  • 2015: Impact of Positive Leadership and its Impact on Organizational Success. EDULINK II Project, Kenyatta University.
  • 2014: Gender-based violence: Breaking the Cycle. Paper presented in a symposium “Healing the Human Person” at Kenya Methodist University
  • 2014: “Analysis of Key drivers of Gender Based Violence in Kiambu County”: intervention project and unpublished paper written under Eastern Mennonite University.
  • 2016: Codependence: Understanding cycle of addiction. Presentation done at Asumbi Rehabilitation Center.
    Currently directing a team developing a leadership book “Strengthening Leadership Competencies in Higher Education; A manual for education managers”.
  • 2019: Karura Community Chapel: Triggers of Mental Ill-Health and Coping Strategies for Wellness: Presentation made at Karura Community Chapel, Nairobi.
  • 2018: Asumbi Treatment Center: Codependence: Understanding cycle of addiction. Presentation done at Asumbi Rehabilitation Center.

Research: Funded Projects

  • 2018-2019: World Anti-doping Agency (WADA): 2018 Social Science Research Grant, 2018. Topic: Gender Outcomes of Using Brief Motivational Interventions (BMI) on Beliefs and Attitudes against Doping among Athletes in Secondary Schools in Kenya
  • 2019: National Research Fund (NRF), Kenya for further processing of the 2020 Big Four projects. Topic area: “Implementing Comprehensive Recovery-Oriented Practices for Health Promotion, Resiliency and Productivity of Persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) in Kenya
  • 2014-2015: Funded Training: Nominated for a 2 year Women Peacebuilding and Leadership Program (WPLP) by USAID in collaboration with Eastern Mennonite University, Virginia, USA.

Affiliation/ Editorial Positions/Networks and Partnerships

  • 2019: Editor and Peer Reviewer: African Journal of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (AJADA). A Journal of National Authority for the Campaign Against Drugs and Alcohol Abuse(NACADA)
  • NACADA Research Partnership: National Research Fund (NRF): Implementing Comprehensive Recovery-Oriented Practices for Health Promotion, Resiliency and Productivity of Persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) in Kenya
  • Directorate of Mental Health Kenya: Research Partnership: National Research Fund (NRF): Implementing Comprehensive Recovery-Oriented Practices for Health Promotion, Resiliency and Productivity of Persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) in Kenya
  • Ministry of Health (Kiambu Genral Hospital and Kilifi County Hospital as Research Partners) Research Partnership with National Research Fund (NRF): Implementing Comprehensive Recovery-Oriented Practices for Health Promotion, Resiliency and Productivity of Persons with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) in Kenya
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