Department of Psychology

Ms HC Erasmus

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Psychology
Tel: 012 429 2823


  • B. Psychology (Community Mental Health)
  • MA (Social Sciences) (Research Consultation) Psychology


Fields of academic interests

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Injury and violence prevention
  • Institutional Research
  • Parenting

Field of Specialisation

  • Research Psychology
  • HIV/Aids care and counselling
  • Developmental psychology

Journal articles

Erasmus, H. & Fourie, E. (2008). The needs of emergency medical workers: Towards a research focus. New Voices in Psychology, 4(2), 14-25.

Van Eeden R., Van Deventer V., & Erasmus H., (2016). The relevance of the psychometrist category as a professional resource: Training-related issues. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology/SA Tydskrif vir Bedryfsielkunde, 42(1).

Lotriet, M., Erasmus, H.C. & Mostert, S.N. (2016). Tutoring targets - the challenge of evaluating success. Journal for New Generation Sciences, 14(1).


Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (Research Psychologist)
  • Health Professions Council of South Africa (Ambulance Emergency Assistant)



  • Undergraduate experiences advocating curriculum transformation.
  • Towards a programme theory for a parenting programme aimed at the prevention of violent youth behaviour (Ph.D.)