Dr Elmien Truter

Elmien Truter is a registered and qualified professional South African social worker with 8 years’ experience in delivering statutory/child protection services. Whilst she is a full time social work lecturer at the North-West University (Vaal Triangle campus) she remains involved with child protection services by managing statutory cases part time. She obtained her PhD in 2014 and her research interest relate to resilience in child protection social workers, prevention of child sexual abuse, enhancing child protection systems in South Africa, and developing resilience promoting intervention programmes for child protection social work supervisors.

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