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Christabella Latakgoma

Name: ​Christabella Latakgomo
Location: C-Ring 622 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Department of Social Work Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 2802

Email: clatakgomo@uj,

About Ms. ​Christabella Latakgomo

She obtained her BA(SW) in 1996 at UNISA and her MA (Social Science) (Mental Health) in Community Development at UNISA in 2011 . She also has a Diploma in Human Resource Management (cum laude) and a short course on Employee Assistance from the University of Pretoria, that she completed in 2010.  She also holds a certificate in Postgraduate Supervision from Rhodes University and has produced 8 MA graduates since she joined UJ in 2012 and currently supervising 5 MA students. She is assisting also with reviewing of BASW programmes and  marking research reports/dissertations for universities. Ms Latakgomo holds a BA (SS) – 1996 , MA (SS) in Mental Health- 2011.

She joined UJ in 2012 after practicing as a Social Worker since 1997 (has over 27 years social work experience). She worked at AFM Welfare, SA Council for the Aged and Mamelodi Care for the Aged then proceeded to SAPS prior to joining UJ. She has experienced as a generalist social worker including statutory cases . She practiced within the following fields: Older persons, Occupational Social Work, Child, and Family Welfare. Working at SAPS she was more involved in Employee Wellness for over 5 years. She presented on substance abuse in  three conferences in SA. At UJ she is responsible for teaching/facilitating INT 3 classes and 2nd year diversity module. She is the overall coordinator for INT 3 and also the departmental overall Int coordinator.

Her research interests are  work with youth, disability & substance dependency, EAP  and Community Development.