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.
kathungu

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Psychology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 35027-00200,Nairobi.
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TEL.Landline: 020-8710901 ext.3522
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Rehabilitation Counseling, Service provision in Juvenile Offender  Rehabilitation institutions


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Research Interests: Empowering youth and communities to fight alcoholism and drug abuse through research, training, rehabilitation and psycho social empowerment

 Research

  1. Kathungu, B. et al:( 2016) A Handbook for Child Care and Protection :ERIKS :Nairobi
  2. Empowering youth with disability in Kenya: A community based self efficacy model for reducing drug abuse and enhancing participation in utilization of Government poverty reduction funds (proposal stage –Principal investigator)
  3. Kathungu, Mwaura &Wambugu (2015).Extent and patterns of drug use among persons with disabilities. International Journal of Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.Vol.1Issue 3&4,
  4. 2015:Kathungu, Mwaura &Wambugu (2015).Extent and patterns of drug use among persons with disabilities.International Journal of Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.Vol.1Issue 3&4,

  5. 2013:African Brotherhood Church NACADA/ABC Lower Eastern Alcohol and Drug abuse Programme Consultancy for preparation of tools and instruments for monitoring, evaluation, data collection and capacity building, 2013

  6. 2013:Empowering youth with disability in Kenya: A community based self efficacy model for reducing drug abuse and enhancing participation in utilization of Government poverty reduction funds (developed  proposal   –Principal investigator)
  7. 2012-2013:Alcohol and drug abuse among persons with disability -funded by NACADAA grant (Principal      Investigator) -successfully concluded       
  8. 2013 (on going):Drug use among university students in Kenya-(Principal investigator)
  9. 2011 -2012:Impact of continuing education on family stability (Principal investigator)
  10. Dr Beatrice Kathungu et al, 2011/2012, Alcohol drugs and substance use among persons with disability
  11. 2011:Situational analysis on juvenile justice system in Kenya –For Dept of Children’s services and JICA (Co- investigator)
  12. 2010:Impact of alcoholism on rural communities in Kenya: implications for intervention (Principal investigator)
  13. 2010:Emotional intelligence and job performance among service providers in rehabilitation schools

 Papers Presented

  1. Kathungu, B. (2019) 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 9th-11th April 2019

  2. Kathungu, B. (2019)Continuum of care in child care and protection. Presented at the North Rift Child Care and Protection Conference held at the Eldoret Polytechnic Kenya 9th-11th April 2019

  3. Kathungu,B. (2019 )Response & Challenges of Addressing GBV and Gender Issues in the Universities Presented at the Gender Training of Trainers workshop students held at KU BSSC on 15th March 2019

  4. Kathungu,B.M. (2018). 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 16th -18th May 2018

  5. Kathungu,B.M. (2018). Discipline and Behavior management in Child care and Protection. Presented at the 1st National symposium in Kenya on child care and protection held on at the Multimedia University of Kenya 16th -18th May 2018

  6. Kathungu,B. (2018)Recovery oriented systems of care for university health care providers .Presented during Kenyatta University health care staff continuing medical education forum held at Kenyatta university health clinic on 15th march 2018

  7. 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. Kathungu,B. Mwaura ,L.& Wambugu ,B.(2018) 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. Chege,A.& Kathungu,B. (2018 ). 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. Kathungu, B. (2018 ). 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. Chege, A. & Kathungu, B.M. (2018). Relationship between Family Structure and Drug Use among Youth in Kajiado County, Kenya. Paper presented at the 1st regional conference on drug demand reduction and Supply suppression held at Kenyatta university on 21st-23rd Feb 2018

  12. Kathungu,B. (2017).Integrating 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. Kathungu,B.& Nthangi,A.(2015) The Role of Counselling Psychology in Patient -centered Care. Presented at the 1st Global Conference on Patient Centered 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, Karen
  16. 2012:Balancing between Work and Family Presented at the Embu Diocese Catholic Secondary Schools  Head Teachers Annual Workshop Held at JJ McCarthy Center from 5th-9th March 2012                  
  17. 2011:The Juggling Game:Balancing Diverse Demands of Work,Family and Social Life.  Presented at the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) Embu Branch Managers Forum held at Izaak Walton Inn on 12/10/2011
  18. 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
  19. 2010: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. Presented  at the annual KBS conference on alcohol epidemiology and research -Kampala 15th -19th Nov. 2010
  20. 2006:Career guidance and counseling in educational institutions,during the workshop on development of Ministry of Education career book for schools held from 14th to 24th May 2006
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