Full name: Khathutshelo Edith Mphephu

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: Bpsych (Univen) M.A (Univen) PGDip  (Rhodes)
Email address: khathutshelo.semise@univen.ac.za
Office No: Office 10 Faculty of Human and Social Sciences Building


Mrs Mphephu Khathutshelo Edith is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychology. She has worked for over 14 years in the higher education sector. She is a registered counsellor specialising in youth mental health, Personality and Indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) and has published extensively in peer-reviewed and accredited journals. Among her recent publications are:

1. Semise, K.E., Radzilani-Makatu, M. and Nkoana, S.E., 2015. Identification of Causes of Criminal Behaviour among Youth of Muledane Village, Vhembe District Municipality. Journal of Social Sciences44(1), pp.46-52.

2. Mphephu, K., Madzhie, M., Mashamba, T., Raselekoane, N., Tshifhumulo, R. and Mulaudzi, T., 2015. Knowledge, perceptions and preferences of first-year male university students regarding medical and traditional male circumcision. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance.

3. Madzhie, M., Mphephu, K., Mashamba, T., Raselekoane, N., Tshifhumulo, R. and Mulaudzi, T., 2015. Traditional healers’ methods of treating HIV/AIDS and their preventative strategies against being affected during treatment in Vhembe district, South Africa. African Journal for Physical, Health Education, Recreation & Dance.

She has supervised Honours students since 2014 and Masters students since 2019. She coordinated the Psychology honours programme from 2015 to 2018 and the Bpsych programme from 2019 to 2020. She taught the modules Psy 3541, Psy 5532, Bps 2842, Bps 3844 and Bps 4841. Mrs Mphephu is the current level 4 co-ordinator in the Department of Psychology and a UNIVEN Covid-19 response team member.

Links to other profiles:

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/khathutshelo-edith-mphephu-2a5620a8/

Academia edu: https://independent.academia.edu/khathutshelosemise


Orcid https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4053-3453

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