Implementation and evaluation of an a psychosocial educational programme to facilitate the reintegration of incarcerated women who had dumped babies and / or committed infanticide


  • Ndempavali Sumpi University of Namibia
  • Hans Justus Amukugo University of Namibia





Implementation, Evaluation, Psychosocial, Educational Programme, Facilitate, Reintegration, Incarcerated, Women, Dumped Babies Com-mitted, Infanticide.


This paper focuses on the process of the implementation and evaluation of a psychosocial training programme to facilitate reintegration of the imprisoned women who have dumped babies and / or committed infanticide. This paper consists of two sections. The first section deals with the implementation of the psychosocial training programme while the second section evaluates the implementation and the outcomes evaluation of the of the programme. The programme was completed during a three-day workshop at the Correctional Facility in Namibia.

Author Biography

Hans Justus Amukugo, University of Namibia

Dr Hans Justus Amukugo holds a PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Namibia.  He is specializing in Nursing science, education and health service management. Currently he is a lecturer, member of Unam postgraduate committee, supervisor for master and PhD students teach research methodology, co- coordinator of undergraduate and postgraduate research activities at the School of nursing and Public health. His research interests are qualitative research, model, and theory and programme development in health perspectives. E – Mail address:


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