Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science
Post-Graduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Humanities and Social Sciences-Department of Psychology
Office Contact Address: P. O. BOX 43844-00100 Nairobi, Kenya.,
Home Contact Address: PO BOX 1495, Nakuru.
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Career Objective: To work both at individual and corporate capacity towards making the world better, safer, secure, humane, informed and more conducive to individuals and communities.
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Area of Specialization: Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology and Peer Mentorship and Counseling

Research Interests:Resiliency, Co-occurrence of Health Risk Behaviors, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other drug (ATOD) Use in Special Population, Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Programs, Effectiveness of Peer Oriented Approach (POA) Programs and Community based Participatory Programs, Palliative Care and Psychological Issues.

Conference Presentations

  • OteyoJ., Kariuki  Mary & Mwenje M., Linkage effects of risk factors on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs behaviors among secondary school students of Kiambu and Nairobi counties, Kenya, Egerton university, Kenya, 15th November, 2013
  • Oteyo J., Kariuki M., Mwenje, M.,Influence of family risks and assets on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs behaviors among secondary school students in Kiambu and Nairobi Counties, Kenya, Kabarak university Nakuru, Kenya, 15-18th October, 2013
  • Mary Kariuki, Oteyo J & Morris Kamenderi, Effectiveness of Community based  Prevention Efforts on Alcohol Abuse in Muranga East District, Kenya
    Conference: 2nd National Conference on Alcohol and Drug A buse
    Theme: The Youth and Drugs: A call for Action     Moi Sport Center Kasarani Gymnasium Nairobi, Kenya    10-13th June, 2013
  • Wasanga C & Oteyo J, Nurturing the Seed of Peace: The Making of Peace Laureates and Lessons Learnt
    Theme: Peace Agenda for Kenya “Psychological Preparedness for the General Elections, Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi, 29-30th November,  2012
  • Oteyo J &  Musili P, Hidden Patients in Palliative Care, Conference: 3rd Kenya National Palliative Care Conference, Theme: Strengthening Health Systems by Integrating Palliative Care. Sarova Panafric Hotel, Nairobi -Kenya, 12th -14th September, 2012
  • Wasanga C. & Oteyo J, Peers and siblings  effects on Alcohol and Cigarettes Use among Male Students in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
    Conference: 30th International Congress of Psychology, Theme: Psychology Serving Humanity, Cape Town, South Africa, At Cape Town International Convention  center, 22th -27th July, 2012
  • Oteyo, J. & Wasanga C, Influence of Self Esteem on Alcohol and Cigarette Use among Public Day Secondary Male of Nakuru Municipality, Kenya.
    Conference: 2nd  Kenyan Guidance, Counseling and Psychological Association, Egerton University Njoro-Kenya, 16-17th  December, 2011
  • Oteyo J. & Kariuki M., Co-occurrence of Current Alcohol Use and Mental Health of Adolescents among Secondary Students of Nakuru County, Kenya.
    Conference: 1st Annual Kabarak University International Conference, Kabarak University- Nakuru Kenya, 12-14th October, 2011
  • Oteyo  J., Kariuki, M. & Mumiukha  C., Mental Health of Adolescents: Exploring Association between Current Alcohol Use and Mental Health of Secondary School Students of Nakuru County, Kenya.,
    Conference: 37th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society, 11 to 15 April 2011, CQ Function Centre Melbourne Australia.
  • Birgen  J. &  Oteyo J., Turning Point: Support or blame alcoholics. A case  Study of Alcoholics in Selected Rehabilitation centers in Nairobi, Kenya
    Conference: National Alcohol Drug and Substance Abuse Research Workshop, 29th -30th March 2011, KIA-Nairobi, Kenya

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