Mrs. Debbie Hopkinson

  • Lecturer I

  • Department of Sociology
  • Turkeyen Campus

About Mrs. Debbie Hopkinson


Tel# 592-639-3999


 Educational Qulaification:

MSW - Master in Social Work; DipEd - Diploma in Education (Social Studies); BSc SW (Bachelor of Science in Social Work).

Field of Specialization Debbie Hopkinson is a Professional Social Worker who specialises in Administrative and Leadership engagements and training.  She also has a keen interest in Parenting Practices as her thesis was based on "Parenting Practices: Connection to Guyanese CHildren Wayward and Wandering Behaviours," and has Developed Parenting Modules.

Career Resume

Lecturer 1 Department of Sociology (Social Work Unit) University of Guyana

Proficient in Qualitative Research, Analysis, and Program Evaluation 

Personal Resume

Her motto is "LET EXCELLENCE BE THE HALLMARK OF WHAT YOU DO" She is a highly self-motivated, optimist, who loves people, makes an excellent team player, is engaging, and has a strong intuition.   




Social Work Administration and Leadership

Holder of a Masters in Social Work with concentration in Administration and Leadership. my expertise include Planning, administration, Leadership training involving Social issues to affect decision making as well as effect formulation or reform of policy regarding the improvement of livelihoods

Gender and Development

Experienced in working with women, youths, parents, intimate partners and spouses within roles of educator, empower-er, and catalyst for positive living and change

Research Methods in Education

Proficient in Qualitative Research Proposal Writing,Implementation of methods; Analysis and Evaluation

Qualification Specialization Institution Country Year
Diploma Social Work University of Guyana Guyana 2006
B.Soc.Sc. Social Work University of Guyana Guyana 2009
Master of Social Work Social Work The University of the West Indies 2017
Course Code Course Name
MSW5102 Advanced Counselling Skills and Techniques
DSW3104 Community Practice
DSW4104 Community Practice
DSW2202 Contemporary Social Problem Analysis
DSW3109 Counselling with Individuals
MSW5302 Critical Perspectives on Child Welfare
MSW5301 Family Violence
DSW3209 Group and Family Counselling
DSW2207 Human Rights
DSW2107 Human Services Organisations (HSO) in Guyana
DSW1202 Introduction to Case Recording & Report Writing
DSW1102 Introduction to Social Work
SOC3108 Marriage and the Family
MSW5203 Practice Research Project and Seminar
DSW3210 Reflective Practice
IGS1201 Resilience Against and Disruption of Gender-Based Violence
DSW3202 Science and Testing of Practice
DSW2105 Social Policy & Social Legislation
SOC3204 Social Science Methodology II
DSW4204 Social Service Delivery Analysis
DSW3205 Social Work & the Aging
DSW3208 Social Work and Addictions
DSW3107 The Sociology of Punishment & Corrections
DSW2101 Theory & Practice of Social Work I
DSW2201 Theory & Practice of Social Work II
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