Department of Social Work

Ms Louie Claasen

College of Human Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Department: Social Work
Tel: 012 429 2648


  • Bachelor of Social Work  (UP, 2010)
  • Master of Social Work, specialising in Play Therapy (UP, 2013)

Fields of academic interests

  • Children’s courts
  • Child rights
  • Group work

Field of Specialisation

  • Children
  • Children’s Court
  • Play Therapy

Journal articles

  • The voice of the child: Experiences of children, in middle childhood, regarding children’s court procedures. Maatskaplike Werk/Social Work Journal. March 2017.



Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • IASWG member
  • Golden Key award