|First Name||Mercy Benedette|
|Middle Name (initial)||Ifeoma|
|Google Scholar ID||Ifeoma4uba@gmail.com|
|Programme||Guidance and Counseling|
BIOGRAPHY (EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS)
Dr. Ifeoma Mercy Benedette Uba, Is currently a Counseling Psychologist Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations, of Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State Nigeria. She obtained her Ph.D in counseling psychology from Nnamdi Azikwe University Awka Anambra State. She is a professional teacher and her counseling interest include mental health counseling, career counseling, marriage and family counseling.
Dr. Uba has acquired counseling experience for over Twenty years, a prolific writer who has contributed to book chapters and research articles in peer reviewed journals on Education and counseling Psychology in many professional organizations such as Counseling Association of Nigeria (CASSON), Nigerian Council of Educational Psychologist (NCEP), Education Dialogue Association and others.
She has worked relentlessly to uphold the ideal of counseling profession in Nigeria, was the former secretary of counseling Association of Nigeria Anambra State chapter and currently Secretary of Counselling Association of Nigeria Ebonyi State chapter. Dr. Uba has delivered lectures on areas related to marriage and family counseling, mental health counseling etc.
Dr. Uba is a mother and a proud counselor blessed with five children all graduates working within and outside the country.
Dr. Uba is a certified counselor of Nigeria (CCN).
|S/N||INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED||DEGREE(S) AWARDED||YEAR|
|1||NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA ANAMBRA STATE NIGERIA||PH .D||2015|
|2||NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA ANAMBRA STATE NIGERIA||M .ED||2005|
|3||UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA ENUGU STATE NIGERIA||B. ED||1996|
|1||Mental Health Counseling|
|3||Marriage and Family Counseling|
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
|1||Member Counseling Association of Nigeria (CASSON)|
|2||Member Nigeria Council of Educational Psychologist (NCEP)|
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (MAXIMUM OF 10, WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)
|1||Uba, M.B. I (2019) Family Adjustment in Homes with Biological and Adopted children in Onitsha Education Zone of Anmbra State. Journal of the Nigerian Academy of Education vol.15, No2,Nov, 2019|
|2||Uba M.B.I and Idigtm O. B. (2016) Perception of Primary School Counselor in Anambra State on Counseling for National Integration in Nigeria, Journal of Critical Essays in Guidance and Counseling for Nigerian Counselors|
|3||Uba M.B.I and Idigun O. B. (2016) Effect of Assertive Techniques on Enhancing Shyness Among Primary School Pupils in Onitsha Urban of Anambra State. Journal of Educational Psychologist Vol. 10, No.1, September 2016.|
|4||Uba M.B.I. and Idigim O.B. (2016). Role of school counselors in Development of Reading Skills in primary School Pupils in Anambra Central Senatorialzone. International Journal of tropical Issues. Vol. 1, No. l, June 2016.|
|5||Uba M.B.I (2016). Reproductive health Needs of Nigerian Primary School Children and Association Challenges: Implication for Counselling. Journal of Counselling Association of Nigeria. ‘The Counsellor’|
|6||Uba, M.B.I. (2013). Teacher Innovative Competences for creativity in Pre- primary Education Centers in Anambra State. Journal ‘of Theoretical and Empirical Studies in Education, Vol. 3, No. 1, September 2013.|
|7||Learning and Teaching in Early Childhood Education: Implication for Child Development UNIZIK Orient Journal of Education. Vol 7, No. 1. Sept. 2013.|
|8||Uba, M.B.I (2012). Counselling and Literacy Advocacy as Strategies for Curbing HIV/AIDS Incidence Among Youths: Journal of Pristine, Vol. 5, No. 1, September, 2012 ‘|
|9||Uba M.B.I (2012) Academic Motivation and self-esteem as Correlates of Academic Achievement of Students in Secondary School. International Bi-Lingual Conference on Research and Development, Vol. 3, No. 2, July – Dec.2012|
|10||Obumneke Okeke I.M, Anyachebelu F.E and Uba’M.B.I (2013). E- Uba, M.B.I (2012). Consequences of Drug Abuse Dependence on Adolescent Development: Implication for Counselling. Journal of Counselling and Communication, Vol. 1, No.4, August, 2012.|