Programme Manager

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Biography

Nomfundo Mogapi is registered clinical psychologist with a Masters degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. She is currently employed as the manager for the Trauma and Transition Programme at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation where she leads a dynamic, passionate and committed team of multidisciplinary professionals including social workers, psychologists, researchers, community facilitators, and a psychiatrist. Nomfundo has been working in the field of traumatic stress for ten years and has 6 years experience in senior management and leadership within the traumatic stress and victim empowerment fields. Previously she worked as the operations director for the South African Institute for Traumatic Stress (SAITS), an NGO currently based at Wits University whose focus is training and capacity development for traumatic stress and victim empowerment practitioners. Nomfundo has also worked as a part time lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand.  She also worked as a clinical psychologist and community liaison officer at the CSVR trauma clinic where she offered counselling, group therapy and community intervention to the survivors of political and criminal violence. Nomfundo specialises in psychosocial interventions with ex-combatants, torture survivors and survivors of crime. She also specialises in training and capacity building. She has served as a board director at the Sophia Town Community Centre (previously called Rocs), SAITS. She also served, for three years, in the National Victim Empowerment Management Team headed by the Department of Social Development.