Name: Dr. Annaline CS Keet
Position within Board of Directors and Terms of Serving:
International representative for ASASWEI (The Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions) on the Board of Directors. This is a four-year term.
Affiliation and Position (other than IASSW):
Member of Executive Committee of ASASWEI.
Membership of organizations (other than IASSW):
Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of South African Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI). Member of SACSSP (South African Council for Social Service Professions). Professional position: Senior lecturer in social work education at Nelson Mandela University.
Educational Qualification/s: (Degrees):
Four year Dipl in Social Work, Masters in Social Work, DPhil in Social Work with specialization in EAPs
Languages written and spoken:
English & Afrikaans
Interest Areas (social work teaching, research and practice):
Teaching: Anti-discriminatory social work, Trauma work (cultural and intergenerational trauma), Decolonization of social work education, Wellness in the helping professions.
Research and Practice: Trauma work (cultural and intergenerational, Gerontology, Social marginalization and its impact on social work practice
Current Activities (social work teaching, research, practice, others):
I teach the following under-graduate courses: Introduction to Social Work History and Context for 1st year students. At a third year, I teach students a course in Social Work Research while at 4th year (honours level) a current course called Macro Strategies for Social Development will be replaced by Anti-oppressive Practice in 2021. At a Masters level I am teaching a course in Family Therapy while I supervise a range of post graduate students in topics focusing on socially marginalized groups, gerontology and decolonization of social work curriculum.
My current research activities:
Trauma work (cultural and intergenerational, Gerontology, Social marginalization and its impact on social work practice