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Dr. Caroline Wakoli

• Doctor of Counseling Psychology

Senior Lecturer

• School of Education and Social Sciences, Department of     Humanities and

   Social Sciences

Biography


Dr. Caroline Wakoli holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Counseling Psychology and is currently the Chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in the School of Education and Social Sciences. As a lecturer in this Department, she teaches various courses in the area of counseling psychology. She is an academic leader for Bachelor of Arts, Community Development, a member of the Alupe University Institutional Scientific Ethics Review Committee ( ISERC), member of Alupe University Library Advisory Committee, member of Disposal Committee , member of the Research Committee in the School of Education and Social Sciences, member of National and Integration Committee and Coordinator of the Student’s’ Advisory Groups. She chairs the Complaints and Complements Handling Committee. She is a member of The Busia County Menstrual Hygiene Management Steering Committee. She is also an accredited Counselor affiliated to KCPA ( Kenya Counselors Professional Association), IMLU (International Medico- Legal Unit), Shield for Justice and Clarion International. She has worked with torture survivors in. Mt. Elgon, Kodiaga G.K Prison, Eldoret G.K Prison, Shimo la Tewa Prison and Bostal Institute Shikuza. Dr. Wakoli is an executive member of the Board of Management of Kibabii Diploma Teachers’ College. She has taught at secondary school level for thirty three years (33) in the following schools: Bishop Sulumeti Girls’ High School (1985- 1989), St. Peters’ Boys’ High School (1989- 1997) and Cardinal Otunga Girls’ High School (1997- 2017. It is in the last station that she rose to the position of Senior Principal Graduate Teacher 1 and Senior Head Department ( Guidance and Counseling. In 2009, Dr. Wakoli won the award of ‘Teacher of the Year in Bungoma District. She taught as part- time lecturer at Kisii University, Catholic University of Eastern Africa and Kibabii University (2011- 2017)

Academic Qualifications

Dr. Wakoli graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Counseling Psychology in2016 at Kabarak University, Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling in 2007 at Kenyatta University and Bachelor of Education Degree in 1985 at the University of Nairobi. My Doctoral Thesis Title is “Relationship Between Selected Psycho- Social Factors And Students’ Aggressive Behaviour In Public Secondary Schools In Bungoma County, Kenya”

Research Interests

Dr. Wakoli’s area of research interest is the impact of various psycho- social factors on adolescent deviant behaviour. She has published a total of Twelve (12) articles in refereed journals:

 

 Okedi, W., Wakoli, C. and Emojong, I. (2022). The Impact and Sustainability of Hand- hygiene Practices on Health Facilities in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic. A case Study of Busia County ( Kenya). International Journal Med. Public Health,2022, 12(3):1-6

 

Wakoli, C. (2020). Sources of Social Support as Predictors of Symptoms of Depression among University Students:  A case of Kibabii University. Global Scientific Journals. GSJ: Volume 8, Issue 6, June 2020, ISSN 2320-9186

 

Wakoli, C. (2020). The  Relationship Between Peer Pressure and Problem Behaviour among University Students: A case of Kibabii University (Kenya). A Global Scientific Journals. GSJ: Volume8, Issue 6, June 2020, ISSN 2320-9186

Bundotich, S., Wakoli, C. (2020). A comparative Study on Adolescent Boys’ and Girls’ on Transition and Adjustment to Secondary Schools. A Case of Uasin- Gishu County- Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS) Volume7, Issue 6 June 2020 ISSN: 2394- 4404)

Wakoli, C. (2020). Prevalence of Aggressive Behaviour among Students in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County- Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences (IJRISS). Volume IV, Issue V, June 2020 ISSN 2454-6186

 

Wakoli, C. (2020).  Relationship Between Students’  Neibourhood and Aggressive Behaviour in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County- Kenya. International Journal of Reserch and Innovation in Social Sciences ( IJRISS). Volume IV, issue VI, June 2020 ISSN 2454-6186

Wakoli, C.  (2019). Manifestation of Aggressive Behaviour Based on

              Gender in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County, Kenya.

              International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Scien

             ces Vol. 3 (1) 316-322

Wakoli, C. (2019). Relationship Between School Environment and Studen

       ts’ Aggressive Behaviour in Bungoma County, Kenya. International

      Journal of Resarch and Innovation in Social Sciences Vol. 3(1)

     337-314

Wakoli, C. (2018).  Relationship Between Exposure to Mass Media and

              Drug Abuse among Adolescent Students in Secondary Schools in

              Kenya. International Journal of Research Publications, Vol. 8

             (12) 840-849

Wakoli, C. (2018).  Relationship Between Exposure to Mass Media and

              Aggressive Behaviour among Adolescents in Secondary Schools

              In Kenya. International Journal of Research Publications, Vol.8

             (12) 829-839

 Wakoli, C. (2018). Relationship Between Exposure to Mass Media and

               Adolescent Students’ Irresponsible Sexual Behaviour in Seconda

               ry Schools in Kenya. International Journal of Research Publica

              tions Vol. 8 (12) 850- 860

Wakoli, C. O. (2017). Understanding Deviant Behaviours. Prevalence

              Among Adolescents in Secondary Schools in Bungoma South

             Sub- County.  Journal of Applied Psychology Vol 1 (2) 39-59

Wakoli, C.O. (2017). Parental Influence on Deviant Behaviours among

             Adolescents in Secondary Schools in Bungoma South Sub-

             County.  Journal of Applied Psychology Vol. 1(2) 71-92

 

Wakoli C.  (2016). Effects of Workload on the Teachers’ Performance in

             Kanduyi Division,, Bungoma District. International Journal of

             Science and

             Research, 1(5), 1215-1219

Wakoli, C., Kiptiony, G.  Chemwei, B. & Chonge, S. (2016).   Peer

              Influence on Aggressive Behaviour of Adolescents in Secondary

              Schools in Bungoma County. International Journal of Humanities

              and Social Sciences, Vol.1 (3) 59-66

Wakoli, C., Kiptiony, G. & Chemwei, B. (2016). Adolescent’s Family

              Background and Its Influence on Aggressive Behaviour Among

             Adolescents in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County.Mara

            Researcj Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences vol. 1 (1) 39-

            52

             

          

Publications

Written one book chapter awaiting publication:

‘Basic Components of Counseling Psychology”

 

Presented  Two  (2)  papers in conferences: “ Parental Influence On Adolescent Students’ Deviant  Behaviour in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County”

‘Relationship Between School Environment and Students’ Aggressive Behaviour in Secondary Schools in Bungoma County”

Classes taught


Dr. Wakoli is presently teaching four classes of second and first year students:

SPC 110:  Introduction to Counseling Psychology

SPC 210: Organization and Administration of Counseling Services in Institutions

SPC 211:  Community Counseling

SOC 211 : Social Psychology

Other relevant links

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Official Contact Details

carolinewakoli@gmail.com

0725162260