Tshoma - Mental Health Professional - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Matlakala Tshoma

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


Mental Health Professional


i have degree and honours in Social work, I have experience in working with communities and handle cases of patients referred by staff and walk-in patients at various clinic facilities.

Work History

Social Worker Grade 3

Department of Health

From April 2007

I am rendering clinical and non clinical work as a Social Worker


Family Preservation Training

I attended Family preservation Training that was organized by the Department of Social Development in 2010 and the expectation was to roll it out to the other Social Workers in Health Department. I did train the other Social Workers in Health Department in May 2012.My group consisted of 40 Social Workers. They were involved in various working groups of ten members so that they can also participate.They were giving feedbacks from the groups by through presentations. Role plays were also done. I was facilitating with my colleaque.Evaluation forms were distributed for each Social Worker complete based on the performance of the facilitators and the outcome of the training. The feedback was positive. The recommendation was that we should train the new Social Workers who join the Health Department.
Iam also doing clinical work with patients in clinic facilities aroun the areas of Tembisa the North of Ekurhuleni Health District.On quaterly basis ten patients are given clients satisfaction tool to complete to evaluate the Social Workers attitude,intervention and outcome of treatment.The scores ranges from 80% to 95%.The feedback is always positive.
I also do supervision of juniour Social Workers and PMDS.
I am also responsible to attend management meetings to represent other Social Workers and give feedbacks after the meetings.

Qualifications & Certifications

Social Work


Kwena-Tlase High School

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