Social workers work with individuals, as well as families and communities, to develop treatment plans for people with mental health problems. They may work either in private practice or in collaboration with other healthcare professions. They hold Bachelor’s of Arts Degrees and are registered with the South African Council for Service Professions.
I have worked extensively in the field of Substance Abuse and related disorders since completing my under graduate degree in 1982.I offer out patient assessment and counselling services to individuals and families struggling with the illness of Substance Abuse.
Services that I am able to provide include:
*Initial assessment and screening of the Substance Abuser,
*Out Patient Counselling to the Substance Abuser and their family members,
*Intervention training for families and partners living with Substance Abusers,
*Forensic evaluations in both criminal and custodial matters where Substance Abuse is an issue
I consult to various schools ,NGO's ,and community self help groups on issues linked to my field of expertise.