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Group Focus

The nature of Quality of Life in Residentail care facilities: The case of white older South Africans. Van Biljon, L., & Roos., V., (2014). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 24(5).

Ageing and community. Introduction to the special issue. Provencher, C., Keating, N., Warburton, J., & Roos, V. (2014). Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 24(1), 1-11.

(Re)creating community: Experiences of older women forcibly relocated during Apartheid. Roos, V., Kolobe, P. S., & Keating, N. (2014). Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 24(1), 12-25.

“…Here we help each other”: Sense of community of people who were subjected to forced removals. Chigeza, S., Roos, V., & Puren, K. (2013). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 23(1), 97-100.

Social Gerontology Training in South Africa: a Co-constructed Learning Environment. Fivaz, M., Herbst, A. G., Roos, V. & Hoffman, J. R. (2012). New Voices, 7(2), 84-98.

Typical Migration Stories: Comparing Trajectories of African Migration. Roos, V., Cook, J., Aouici, S., Gallou, R., & Aigner. P. (2011). In C. Attais-Donfuit, J. Cook, J. R Hoffman & L . Waite (Eds.), Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in African Migration, pp.65-84. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kenya. Knoll, S., Roos, V., Bretherton. D., & Ride, A. (2011).  In A. Ride, & D. Bretherton (Eds.).  Community Resilience in Natural Disasters, pp. 113-140. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

An exploration of personal, relational and collective well-being in nursing students during their training at a tertiary education institution. Watkins, K.D., Roos, V., & Van der Walt, E. (2011). HealthSAGesondheid, 16(1). doi:10.4102/hsag.v16i1.552.

Positive adaptation in a community of postgraduate students: applying the Mmogo-method®. Roos, V., & Strong, G. (2010). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 20(1), 85-92.

Processes and functions in Higher Education students adjusting to a new learning environment:  Applying The Mmogo-method®. Roos, V., Maine, M.K., & Khumalo, I.P. (2008). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 18(2), 293-300.

Expressive art in cross-cultural group supervision: applying the Mmogo-method®. Roos, V., & Ferreira, L. (2008). Journal of Psychology in Africa, 18(4), 581-590.

Ethics and community psychology. Roos, V., Visser, M., Pistorius, A., & Nefale, M. (2007). In:  N. Duncan, A. Naidoo, J. Pillay, & V. Roos. (Eds.). Community Psychology: Analysis, context and action, pp. 392-407.  Cape Town:  UCT Press.

Vulnerable communities: the elderly. Ntshangase, S., Duncan, N., & Roos, V. (2007). In:  N. Duncan, A. Naidoo, J. Pillay and V. Roos. (Eds.). Community Psychology: Analysis, context and action, pp. 242-261. Cape Town: UCT Press.

Community competence.  Roos, V., & Temane, Q.M. (2007).  In:  N. Duncan, A. Naidoo, J. Pillay, & V Roos. (Eds.). Community Psychology: Analysis, context and action,  pp. 280-292.  Cape Town:  UCT Press.

Analysis, context and action:  An introduction to community psychology. Naidoo, A., Duncan, N., Roos, V., Pillay, J., & Bowman, B.  (2007).  In:  N. Duncan, A. Naidoo, J. Pillay, & V Roos. (Eds.). Community Psychology: Analysis, context and action, pp. 9-23.  Cape Town:  Juta.

Competent call centre agents enhance call centres’ efficacy. White, C., & Roos, V.  (2005). In:  V.V. Ramani (Ed.).  Performance Management in Call Centres-An Introduction.  Punjagutta, Hyderabad: ICFAI University Press, pp. 79-97. (Chapter in book.)

Service learning in a community context: Learners’ perceptions of a challenging training programme. Roos, V., Temane, QM., Davis, L., Prinsloo, C.E. Kritzinger, A., Naudé, E., & Wessels, J.C. (2005). South African Journal of Psychology, 35(4), 703-716.

Multicultural learning experiences of students in a community project. Roos, V., Coetzee, M., Kotze, J., Claassen, M., Friis, A.,  De Bruin, E.J.A., Pienaar, Y., & Kahts, A.B. (2004). Network, 16(1), 34-40.

Interdisciplinary collaboration: an ongoing community narrative. Roos, V., & Lombard, A. (2003). Journal of Community Psychology, 31(5), 543-552.

Life skills within the caring professions:  A career counselling perspective for the bio-technical age. Roos, V. (2002).  Community skills.  In.  J.G. Maree & L. Ebersöhn. Cape Town:  Heinemann. (Chapter in book: 65-78).

Optimal development of homeless children in an interdisciplinary context. Roos, V., Prinsloo, A., & Van Niekerk, C. (2001).  The Social Work Practitioner-Researcher, 13(1), 80-89.

Using participatory action research to introduce change on community level. Roos, V.  (2000).  International Journal of Psychology, 35 (3-4), 124.

A role for community psychologists in development – case study. Cleaver, G., Visser, M., & Roos, V. (1997). In focus forum, 4(4), 37.