Relate your Research - A social work podcast Relate your Research - a social work podcast

Relate your Research - a social work podcast

To generate, disseminate and preserve lessons and stories of social work researchers in South Africa. To provide a collaborative platform for social workers and researchers to share their unique experiences, creating an innovative dialogue while preserving knowledge.

Endorsed by Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University
Produced by Ward Wide Music, Cape Town
Monthly English South Africa Social Sciences · Education Narrated by Produced by Ward Wide Music, Cape Town
17 Episodes

S1/Ep.17 "Season 1 close out reflection from Dr Jessica Ronaasen"

This episode is a personal reflection on the first Season of Relate Your Research. IT has been such a privilege to preserve research in a fun and conversational way. In 2022 I had a baby - and completed my Phd! What a journey! This episode features some tips and practical…
11 Jan 2022 14 min

S1/Ep.11 "Early Years, Nutrition & chronic disease of lifestyle with Teresa Wilson"

During the first 6 years of life nutrition and health are vital elements to ensure optimal development. Previous research has shown the prevalence and impact of non-communicable diseases in underprivileged communities in South Africa. However, there is limited research on the impact of non-communicable diseases in caregivers raising children. Living…
3 Aug 2020 27 min

S1/Ep.10 "ECD Forums – creating community support with Jessica Blom"

ECD Forums are formal or informal gatherings of Principals, Practitioners and community members with the function role of connecting with each other in areas or communites. Jessica Blom shares her research highlighting the value of a collective experience and shared knowledge which is strengthening the ECD sector in a number…
1 Jul 2020 25 min

S1/Ep.9 "The South African 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Birth to 5 with Simone Topaz & Catherine Draper"

The South African 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Birth to 5 Years: Results From the Stakeholder Consultation Featuring both, Catherine Draper, Senior Lecturer at Wits University and Simone Tomaz, University of Stirling who both worked on the development of the Movement Guidelines for South Africa.. Useful Tools: Articles &…
1 Jun 2020 48 min

S1/Ep.7 "Talking about Social Protests & Social Action with Hilary Chibaya"

Why do people protest? Should social workers be involved in social protests? We hear from Hilary Chibaya a social work Phd researcher at Stellenbosch University looking at social action & protests in South Africa Masters Research: THE EXECUTION OF INDIVIDUAL REFLECTIVE SUPERVISION SESSIONS: EXPERIENCES OF INTERMEDIATE FRONTLINE SOCIAL WORKERS:
15 May 2020 28 min

S1/Ep.8 "The Trajectory of ECD Policy in South Africa with Eric Atmore"

Atmore is the director of the Centre for Early Childhood Development and his thesis focused on an in-depth analysis of the South African Early Childhood Development policy. This episode starts off our ECD series by looking at the pathway and progress of ECD policy in South Africa and the implications…
23 Apr 2020 27 min

S1/Ep.6 "The experiences of the unemployed in South Africa with Dr Melinda Du Toit "

What do we really know about the lived experiences of people who are unemployed? In this episode, Dr Melinda Du Toit passionately describes her journey and doctoral research which focused on the qualitative inquiry into the experience of unemployment of individuals living in South African townships. Melinda is a Postdoctoral…
15 Mar 2020 41 min

S1/Ep.4 "My journey as a social work researcher with Abigail Ornellas "

Part 1 of 2 Episodes with Abigail Ornellas, Post Doc Fellow& Researcher from Stellenbosch University. In Part 1, we hear the personal journey and the road to becoming a social work research as well as the stories behind wanting to leave an impact in South Africa through research and academia…
17 Feb 2020 29 min

S1/Ep.3 "Traditional healers & social workers in South Africa"

In South Africa, health issues such as HIV/AIDS are a reality for many. Different cultures tackle and cope with these challenges in different ways, one of which is traditional healing. Dr Zibonele Zimba explores these issues in some of his research and shares his experiences as a social work researcher…
10 Feb 2020 32 min

S1/Ep.2 "Caring for people with physical disabilities with Noreth Muller-Kluits"

Living with physical disabilities can be a challenge for anyone, and caregivers of persons with disabilities are a unique group of people who require support, resources and knowledge to care adequately for the challenges that arise when caring for people with special needs. In this podcast call, Noreth Muller-Kluits, lecturer…
6 Nov 2019 37 min

S1/Ep.1 "Social Work Supervision with Thea Wynne"

Social Work Supervision is a field of interest for social workers and managers working in the social service sector. Supervision is a valuable tool to foster growth and professionalism in organisations, what is interesting is that barriers exist that hinder social workers and leave them vulnerable to inadequate and even…
5 Oct 2019 23 min