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
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
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.
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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 and capacity building  Interests: 

Addiction prevention and treatment , emotional intelligence and behaviour, children  and youth rehabilitation, child care and protection ,juvenile and criminal  justice systems.

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/Seminars/Webinars/ Papers

  1. 2021: Ethics and self-care for Addiction Professionals. Presented at ISSUP Kenya Webinar on 29/3/21
  2. 2020: Developing University-based DDR Academic Programs: Experiences, Challenges and Opportunities. Presented on 21st April 2020 for ICUDDR  Webinar series 
  3. 2019: Navigating Obstacles in Development of Evidence based quality DDR Education Programs in Universities- Experiences from  Resource Constrained Countries. Presented  during the  ICUDDR  African Regional meeting held  from 3rd to 4th  Sept 2019  at Addis Ababa ,Ethiopia
  4. 2019: Translating Evidence into Practice through DDR Education Programs in Universities: The Kenyatta University Experience. Presented  during the  NIDA International forum held  from 14th-17th June 2019 at San Antonio ,Texas
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 2013: Alcohol and drug use among persons with disability. Presented at the 2nd NACADAA conference held at Kasarani Gymnasium, Nairobi 10th-13th June 2013
  19. 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
  20. 2013: Alcohol and drug use among persons with disability. Presented at the 2nd NACADAA conference held at Kasarani Gymnasium, Nairobi 10th-13th June 2013.
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 2011: The Juggling Game: Balancing Diverse Demands of Work, Family and Social Life
  24. 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

Funded Projects

  1. Drug use among persons with disability – funded by Kenya Government -National Authority for the Campaign against Drug Abuse (NACADA). (Principal Investigator )-(2011)
  2. Development of a course on Addiction Publishing Science funded by International Consortium of Universities on Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR) and NIDA- Principal Investigator -(2020)

Community Service And Other Engagements

  1. Life Member-Kenya Red Cross  Society-Embu Branch
  2. Chief Guest – several educational prize giving days in secondary schools and at county level-Embu county
  3. Volunteer consultant for Association of Charitable Children Institutions of Kenya(ACCIK),Kenya

Affiliation To Professional Bodies/Consortia

  1. Member-Kenya Psychological Association (KPsyA)
  2. Member- International Society for Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Professionals (ISSUP)
  3. Africa Regional coordinator-International Consortium of Universities on Drug Demand Reduction(ICUDDR)

National And International Awards And Recognitions

  1. Awarded a travel grant to attend NIDA conference in June 2019
  2. Awarded by NACADA a national research grant 2011/2012
  3. Awarded a certificate of recognition by ACCIK and ERIKS of Sweden in recognition of contribution to capacity building in child care and protection
  4. Awarded the International Credential for Addiction Professional (ICAP II)
  5. Awarded by Kenyatta University the scholarship for Master s degree in Educational Psychology
  6. Awarded by U.S.I.U. the Graduate Research Assistant Scholarship for M.A. Counseling Psychology
  7. Appointed through unanimous vote as coordinator for African region of ICUDDR at Addis Ababa Ethiopia 2019 

Executive Dean

Dr. Richard M. Wafula 
Executive Dean School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Deputy Executive Dean


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