Joubert - Social Worker In Private Practice - Randburg, GP, South Africa

Lorraine Joubert

Randburg, GP, South Africa

Summary

In Private Practice, Lorraine Joubert renders counselling and workshops to individuals, families, organisations and groups, for payment by the client, medical aid, employer, organisation, group or another institution, using Afrikaans or English

She is fortunate to work with the client, who is willing to do the hard work of changing, healing and growing.

As Imago Professional Facilitator, Lorraine is a professional, effective at creating stronger and more productive relationships through use of the Imago Dialogue. She looks underneath the surface of conflicts and disagreements in order to reveal the underlying feelings and emotional needs of those involved. By uncovering and addressing these feelings and needs, she builds powerful connections between colleagues, family members, and friends. She applies Imago theories and techniques to relationships within organizational and professional contexts.

Lorraine facilitates dialogues between any two people in any kind of relationship.

Services

Social Worker In Private Practice

Summary:

In Private Practice, Lorraine Joubert renders counselling and workshops to individuals, families, organisations and groups, for payment by the client, medical aid, employer, organisation, group or another institution.

She is fortunate to work with the client, who is willing to do the hard work of changing, healing and growing.

Lorraine Joubert practices from 279 Bryanston Drive, Bryanston, Sandton (Johannesburg), Gauteng, South Africa, using Afrikaans and English as medium. Contact me for individual, couples, group, or Skype(audio) counselling

Work History

Imago Facilitator in Training

Private Practice

February 2011 - February 2011

As Imago Professional Facilitator in Training, Lorraine Joubert is a professional, effective at creating stronger and more productive relationships through use of the Imago Dialogue.

She looks underneath the surface of conflicts and disagreements in order to reveal the underlying feelings and emotional needs of those involved. By uncovering and addressing these feelings and needs, she...

Writer

Freelance

January 2008 - January 2008

*Writer of poems and other pieces.
*Regular contributor to Jou Wêreld, an Afrikaans e-(maga)zine.
*Creator of the facebook group "Imago friends" for singles - using Imago principles.

Lorraine writes in Afrikaans and English.

Principal Social Worker

Gauteng Department of Education

January 2007 - October 2010

Principal social worker: The Gauteng Department of Education, Inclusion and Special Schools.

The social worker was responsible for the administration and management of the movement to, in and from Child and Youth Care Centres, belonging to the Department of Education (Schools of industry and Reform Schools) according to the Child Care Act, Children’s Act and Child Justice Act. She was...

Social Worker

Gauteng Department of Education

January 2007 - October 2010

Social Worker

Abraham Kriel Kinderhuis, Nylstroom

July 2005 - December 2006

Counselling and statutory work for children placed at the Children's Home. This involved counselling of the children, their families, their weekend /holiday friends, as well as the house parents. Statutory work entailed the admission to the Children's Home; transfers to Schools of Industry, another Children's Home or foster care; reunification with families of origin; as well as returning to...

House Mother

President Kruger Kinderhuis

August 2004 - July 2005

The caregiver was responsible for the daily routine, homework, emotional and social needs, wardrobe planning etc. of 15 - 30 children, between the ages of 3 and 18.

(The caregiver greatly admired her grandmothers!)

Teacher

Pophuis Pre Primer

July 2002 - July 2004

A "nursery school teacher" at Pophuis Pre-Primêr.

It was the teacher’s duty to attend to the socialising of 3 year-olds and introducing them to the classroom set-up. This included the development of social skills, fine motor, gross motor and basic recognition, counting and sorting skills, etc.

(The expression of mothering instincts were almost satisfied!)

Child Carer

Kinderland Kleuterskool

January 2002 - July 2002

The teacher’s task was to ensure the safe socialising and gross-motor development of the 5-6 year old class.

Social Worker

Private Practice

February 2001 - February 2001

In Private Practice, Lorraine Joubert renders Social Work counselling to individuals and groups, for payment by the client, medical aid, employer or another institution. In counselling she addresses inter alia stress; relationships; personal problems, or crises; loss; trauma; circumstances or behaviour that put the client, his family or other people at risk; personal development etc.

Using...

Smile Educational Sales Consultant

Smile Education Systems.

February 2001 - November 2005

As consultant, she was responsible for the part time marketing and selling of educational toys. She held demonstrations to educators and parents on the optimal use of the products.

Teacher

Kumon Learning Center, Inc.

February 2001 - December 2001

Assistant at a KUMON mathematics centre.

Using the KUMON method, she assisted pre-school and schooling learners in mathematics.

The assistant gained confidence in working with children

Social Worker, Imago Facilitator in Training, Model and WRITER

Private Practice

From January 2000

Senior Social Worker

SAPS

July 1995 - February 2001

Social Work Services, Soweto and Pretoria. Social Work Services (EAP) were rendered to police officers and their families, including individual interviews, trauma debriefing and presenting personnel development courses. Area coordinator of the HIV/AIDS project at the SAPS, Area Pretoria and provincial coordinator, Gauteng. Involved in the development of a manual for the HIV/AIDS peer...

Personnell Officer

SAPS

March 1993 - June 1995

The officer was responsible for the administration regarding medical matters (Injury boards for injuries on duty, alcohol boards, and medical boards to determine medical unfitness). This involved proofreading, reading of files to determine outstanding documents and writing of letters to request those. The officer was responsible for the development and upkeep of a database of medical unfit...

Projects

Have you ever lain down..

A poem written and read by me.

This love

A poem written and read by me.

Qualifications & Certifications

BA (SW)

BA (SW)

Hoërskool Staatspresident C. R. Swart

University of Pretoria

Hoërskool SP CR Swart

BA (SW)

University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria

Laerskool Nellie Swart

Laerskool Derdepoort

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