Lucie Cluver, University of Oxford

Professor Social Policy and Intervention Oxford, lucie.cluver@spi.ox.ac.uk

Bio/Research

Dr Cluver trained as a social worker, and has practiced in South Africa and the UK.

Current projects include a 4-year longitudinal study of mental health amongst 1200 AIDS-orphaned children and other children in Cape Town, with Cape Town Child Welfare Society (www.helpkids.org.za). Dr C...


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Bio/Research

Dr Cluver trained as a social worker, and has practiced in South Africa and the UK.

Current projects include a 4-year longitudinal study of mental health amongst 1200 AIDS-orphaned children and other children in Cape Town, with Cape Town Child Welfare Society (www.helpkids.org.za). Dr Cluver is working with the South African National Departments of Social Development, Health and Education on the 'Young Carers Project': a national survey of 6000 children and 2600 caregivers to determine health and educational impacts of caring for an AIDS-sick caregiver (www.youngcarers.org.za). Other projects include a cluster randomised controlled trial of psychosocial intervention for orphans and vulnerable children in Mpumalanga, with the University of Witwatersrand and Soul City.

Dr Cluver has acted as a scientific advisor to UNICEF, the WHO, and the South African National Action Committee for Children Affected by AIDS (NACCA). She leads the Centre for AIDS Interdisciplinary Research at Oxford (CAIRO).


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