Sex Male | Date of birth 15/09/1988 | Nationality Ethiopia
Lecturer, Clinical psychology Track
October, 2013 - Present
Department of Psychology
Bahir Dar University
Tel:+251-(0) 588-20- 96-76
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Coordinator, University Counseling Center (UCC)
Course Chair for the Module of Clinical and Health Psychology
Coordinator and supervisor of internship
Mentoring university counselors
Teaching commonly: Psychopathology/Abnormal Psychology/; Psychology of Gender and Human Sexuality; Health Psychology; Clinical Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Statistics for Psychology I and Statistics for Psychology II Courses
Developmental and family psychology and psychopathology
Cultural and Cross-cultural issues in Clinical Psychology
Psychological Assessment, diagnosis and clinical practice
Pedagogy for clinical psychologists
Advanced statistics for behavioral sciences and Research methods in
Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East Vis -a- Vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention (Thesis).
2007 - 2010
B.A. degree in Psychology
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Knowledge, Attitude and Utilization of Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) among University Students: The case of CEBS, AAU (Senior essay).
“The Effect of Iodized Salt on Child Development”: Trained to Administered the Bayley Scales of Child Development and Collected data on Child Mental Development from January3rd to January 10th, 2014 (organized by McGill University).
“IEC-BCC Message Material Development and Dissemination Focusing on Youth SRH”, from October12th to October 17th, 2015, Organized by; Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia, Bahir Dar.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), for ten days. Organized by School of Psychology Addis Ababa University
Basic Courses in Ethiopian Sign Language and Deaf Culture for two semesters organized by the Department of Linguistics and Philology, Addis Ababa University
Good communication skills gained through experience as a peer educator and Gender activist in AAII for three years.
Good communication skills gained through experience as a teacher and school Counsellor
Good command of the basics of computer skills gained by short-term training from Computers Knowledge Center(CKC)
Excellent skills in using SPSS software gained through short-term training from Bahir Dar University
Enhancing Teacher Education for Bridging the Education Quality Gap in Ethiopia. Training on ICT use in Education for Teacher Educators. February12-14,2015, Bahir Dar Univeristy, Bahir dar, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Driving license (License No. 017641)
Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. Presented at The 1stAnnual Research Conference of Amhara National Regional State Health Bureau, August2-4, 2014
Mental Health Status of Returnee Ethiopian Women from the Middle East vis -a- vis Women in the Process of Migration: Implications for Intervention. In the first IGAD International Health Conference held from December 03-06/2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Peer Led Learning: Preparation, Implementation, Achievement and Challenges at Bahir Dar University, Axum University, and Wollo University. Presented at the 32ndInternational May Educational Conference; Organized by Faculty of Educational and Behavioral Sciences at Bahir Dar University, 29-31 may, 2014. (Team work)
The Role of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy in Improving Psychological Distress of MDR-TB Patients. Presented at the 26th EPHA Annual Conference held from February 25-28, 2015, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Team work)
Researches done but not presented yet
Intergroup Conflict among University Students: Implication for Diplomatic Edification and constructing Positive Academic Atmosphere ( ongoing project, team Work)
The Prevalence, Trends and Consequences of Substance Abuse among University Students: Implication for Quality Education (team Work).
Enhancing the Life skills and Psycho-Social Wellbeing of BDU Communities
Providing Reintegration Training for Returnees from Domestic Work in the Middle Eastern Countries: In West Gojjam Zone, Finote-Selam(Team Work).
Enhancing the Academic Potentials, Psycho-Social and Health Wellbeing of Infected and Affected Children and Youths with HIV/AIDS, in Bahir Dar (Team Work).
University Counselling Center (UCC): A Guideline for the Establishment, Organization and Administration of the Center, Bahir Dar University.
The Study of Stress and Competence in Children: A building block for developmental psychopathology. Presented at Friday seminar of College of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University, Article review.
Causes, Consequences and Remedial Techniques of Sexual dysfunction. . Presented at Friday seminar of College of Education and Behavioural Sciences, Bahir Dar University
Ethiopian Psychologists’ Association (EPA)
Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)
Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE)
Matebe Tafere (PhD), Associate Professor
Academic Vice President of Bahir Dar University
Mob:+251-(0) 9 18 34 01 63
Director, Institute of Pedagogical and Educational Research(IPER)