Professor Elias Mpofu

PhD UW-Madison DEd UP
Professor of Rehabilitation Counselling Head of Discipline - Rehabilitation Counselling

C43T - T Block Cumberland Campus
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 7370
Fax +61 2 9351 9128

Biographical details

Elias Mpofu, Ph.D., DEd, CRC is a qualified rehabilitation counsellor and recipient of three international research awards in rehabilitation: Mary Switzer Distinguished Researcher Award (2008), National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), and the American Rehabilitation Counselling Association Research Award (2007). Professor Mpofu was also awarded the Rehabilitation Educator of the Year Award by the NCRE (2010) and an honorary doctoral degree in education by the University of Pretoria (2010).

He is Editor of the Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling and the Journal of Psychology in Africa. He also serves on the editorial boards of several rehabilitation counselling related journals, including Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, Rehabilitation Education, Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, Psychological Assessment, and the International Journal of Disability, Development and Education.

Research interests

  • International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
  • Qualities of life design measures in rehabilitation and health
  • Community-oriented health services
  • Prevention research
  • The interface between faith and health

Teaching and supervision

  • Assessment in rehabilitation and health, Honours Thesis, Masters Dissertation, Higher Degrees Supervision
  • Rehabilitation Counselling theories and techniques; Medical, psychosocial and vocational aspects of disabilities
  • Service learning and community engagement
  • Dissertation

Themes

Health Systems and Global Populations

Selected grants

2011

  • Risk factors for hypertension: a large cross-sectional epidemiological study in Macau, China; Brock K, Mpofu E, Dibley M; Macau Foundation/Research Support.

2009

  • Aspects of Religiosity that Influence HIV/AIDS Prevention amount Pentecostal Botswana Teenagers; Mpofu E; National Institutes of Health (USA)/Research Support.

2008

  • Can Church Schools Reduce Risk of HIV Infections for Orphan Girls in Zimbabwe?; Hallfors D, Mpofu E; National Institutes of Health (USA)/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Mpofu, E. (2006). Theories and Techniques for Counsellors Applied to African Settings. Zimbabwe: College Press Publishers.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). The Labour History of South Africa in Source Materials (1806-1940). Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Publications.

Edited Books

  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health. Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines. United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).

Book Chapters

  • Mpofu, E., Bishop, M., Hirschi, A., Hawkins, T. (2010). Assessment of values. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 381-407). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Bishop, M., Moswela, E., Ntinda, K. (2010). Career counseling of people with disabilities. In Corina Pelser (Eds.), Career Counselling: Methods that work. South Africa: Juta & Company Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Bishop, M., Charema, J., Moswela, E., Ntinda, K. (2010). Career counselling of people with disability. In Corina Pelser (Eds.), Career Counselling: Methods that work, (pp. 34-44). South Africa: Juta & Company Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E., Doh, M., Mattise, C., Mutepfa, M., Phasha, N., Montsi, M., Shumba, A., Muchado, J. (2010). Child abuse. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 193-198). United States: Springer.
  • Peterson, D., Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Concepts and Models in Disability, Functioning, and Health. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 3-26). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Hwang, K., Mpofu, E. (2010). Health Care Quality Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 141-161). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Osterlind, S., Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Item Response Theory and Computer Adaptive Testing. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 95-119). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Non-discriminatory testing. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 682-685). United States: Springer.
  • Williams, J., Mpofu, E., Montsi, M. (2010). Racial/Ethnic Group Differences. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 779-781). United States: Springer.
  • Mpofu, E., Rusch, F., Chan, S., Engelbrecht, P., Mutepfa, M., Ruhode, N., Seymour, K. (2010). Remedial Education. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 806-808). United States: Springer.
  • Prince, M., Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Devlieger, P. (2010). Social Safety Net Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 591-620). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T., Herbert, J., O'Donnel, P. (2010). Testing and Assessment: History, Current Context, and Prevailing Issues. In Elias Mpofu, Thomas Oakland (Eds.), Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health, (pp. 3-21). Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). The Future of Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health. In Elias Mpofu, Thomas Oakland (Eds.), Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health, (pp. 523-530). Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Trends in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 699-705). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Ortiz, S. (2009). Equitable Assessment Practices in Diverse Contexts. In Grigorenko, Elena~ (Eds.), Multicultural Psychoeducational Assessment, (pp. 41-76). New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E. (2008). Psychoactive Drugs: Actions, Classification, Uses and Effects. In Cheryl De la Rey, Leslie Swartz, Norman Duncan, Lorraine Townsend (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction Third Edition, (pp. 485-493). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Ngara, C., Gudyanga, E. (2007). Constructions of Giftedness Among the Shona of Central-Southern Africa. In Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann (Eds.), Conceptions of Giftedness: Sociocultural Perspectives, (pp. 225-252). United States: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Mpofu, E., Myambo, K., Mashengo, T., Mogaji, A., Khaleefa, O. (2006). African perspectives on creativity. In J.C. Kaufman & R.J. Sternberg (Eds.), The International handbook of creativity, (pp. 456-489). NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2006). Assessment of Value Change in Adults with Acquired Disabilities. In Michel Hersen (Eds.), Clinician's Handbook of Adult Behavioral Assessment, (pp. 601-630). United States: Gulf Professional Publishing.
  • Mpofu, E., Kasayira, J., Mutepfa, M., Chireshe, R. (2006). Inclusive education in Zimbabwe: Perspectives and challenges. In P. Engelbrecht & L.Green (Eds.), Overcoming/addressing challenges to inclusive education in Southern Africa, (pp. 66-81). South Africa: W. Green & Son Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E., Carney, J., Lambert, M. (2006). Peer Sociometric Assessment. In Michel Hersen (Eds.), Clinician's Handbook of Child Behavioral Assessment, (pp. 233-263). United States: Academic Press Elsevier.
  • Mpofu, E., Mutepfa, M., Chireshe, R., Kasayira, J. (2006). School psychology in Zimbabwe. In S.Jimerson, T.Oakland & P.Farrell (Eds.), Handbook of international school psychology, (pp. 437-449). CA: Sage Publications.
  • Mpofu, E., Peltzer, K., Shumba, A., Serpell, R., Mogaji, A. (2005). School Psychology in sub-Saharan Africa: Results and implications of a six country survey. In C.R Reynolds & C. Frisby (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of multicultural school Psychology, (pp. 1128-1151). NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). Selective Interventions in Counseling African-Americans with Disabilities. In Debra A. Harley, John M. Dillard (Eds.), Contemporary Mental Health Issues Among African Americans, (pp. 235-254). United States: American Counseling Association.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Being intelligent with Zimbabweans: A historical and contemporary view. In R.J. Sternberg (Eds.), International handbook of intelligence, (pp. 364-390). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Learning through inclusive education: Practices with students with disabilities in sub-Saharan Africa. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 361-371). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Beck, R., Weinrach, S. (2004). Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: Challenges and Strategies. In Fong Chan, Norman L. Berven, Kenneth R. Thomas (Eds.), Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals, (pp. 386-404). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Psychoactive drugs: Actions, classification, uses and effects. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 501-512). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Teaching and learning. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 347-359). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Mpofu, E., Hallfors, D., Mutepfa, M., Dune, T. (2014). A Mixed Methods Mapping of Church Versus Secular School Messages to Influence Sexual Decision Making as Perceived by Zimbabwean Orphan Girl Students. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, In press. [More Information]
  • Ntinda, K., Mpofu, E., Bender, B., Moagi, S. (2014). Botswana school child parents: their personal and community relationships contexts for counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. [More Information]
  • Ke, L., Ho, J., Feng, J., Mpofu, E., Dibley, M., Li, Y., Feng, X., Van, F., Lau, W., Brock, K. (2014). Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Macau: Results From a Cross-Sectional Epidemiological Study in Macau, China. American Journal of Hypertension, , 1-7.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T., Gwirayi, P. (2010). Temperament styles in Zimbabwean early adolescents: a Rasch measurement model analysis. South African Journal of Psychology, 40(1), 44-53.
  • Odirile, B., Mpofu, E., Montsi, M. (2009). Career coping and subjective well-being among university employees. Perspectives in Education, 27(3), 247-257.
  • Sefedhi, S., Monsti, M., Mpofu, E. (2008). In-school HIV & AIDS Counselling services in Botswana: An exploratory study. Perspectives in Education, 26(1), 63-71.
  • Mpofu, E., Lawrence, F., Ngoma, M., Siziya, S., Malungo, J. (2008). Mapping an HIV/STD prevention curriculum for Zambian in-school settings. International Journal of Psychology, 43(2), 97-106.
  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Gregoire, J., Faulkner, M. (2007). An Exploration of Learning Disabilities in Four Countries: Implications for Test Development and Use in Developing Countries. International Journal of Testing, 7(1), 53-70.
  • Mutepfa, M., Mpofu, E., Chataika, T. (2007). Inclusive education practices in Zimbabwe: Curriculum, Family and Policy Issues. Childhood Education, 83, 342-346.
  • Mpofu, E., Jelsma, J., Maart, S., Levers, L., Montsi, M., Tlabiwe, P., Mupawose, A., Mwamwenda, T., Ngoma, M., Tchombe, T. (2007). Rehabilitation in Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries: Personnel Education and Training. Rehabilitation Education, 21(4), 223-230.
  • Mpofu, E. (2007). Service-Learning Effects on the Academic Learning of Rehabilitation Services Students. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 14, 46-52.
  • Worrell, F., Conyers, L., Mpofu, E., Vandiver, B. (2006). Multigroup ethnic identity measure (MEIM) scores in a sample of adolescents from Zimbabwe. Identity (Philadelphia): an international journal of theory and research, 6, 35-60.
  • Mpofu, E., Harley, D. (2006). Racial and disability identity: Implications for the career counseling of African Americans with disabilities. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 50(1), 14-23.
  • Mpofu, E., Caldwell, L., Smith, E., Flisher, A., Mathews, C., Wegner, L., Vergnani, T. (2006). Rasch modeling of the structure of health risk behavior in South African adolescents. Journal of Applied Measurement, 7(3), 323-334.
  • Mpofu, E., Flisher, A., Bility, K., Onya, H., Lombard, C. (2006). Sexual partners in a rural South African setting. AIDS and Behavior, 10(4), 399-404. [More Information]
  • Palen, L., Smith, E., Flisher, A., Caldwell, L., Mpofu, E. (2006). Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior among South African Eighth Grade Students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(5), 761-763. [More Information]
  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Sulkowski, M. (2006). Temperament styles of Zimbabwean and U.S. children. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 21, 139-153.
  • Mpofu, E., Bishop, M. (2006). Value Change and Adjustment to Disability: Implications for Rehabilitation Education, Practice, and Research. Rehabilitation Education, 20(3), 147-161.
  • Mpofu, E., Bility, K., Flisher, A., Onya, H., Lombard, C. (2005). Correlates of drug use in rural Africa: Drug/substance use and sexual behavior in the Mankeng district of South Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 15, 11-16.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). Service Learning: Impact on the Achievement of Pre-Service Human Service Students. Rehabilitation Education, 19(4), 249-258.
  • Mpofu, E., Conyers, L. (2004). A Representational Theory Perspective of Minority Status and People with Disabilities: Implications for Rehabilitation Education and Practice. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47(3), 142-151.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Editorial - Majority World Health Care Traditions Intersect Indigenous and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 53(4), 375-379.
  • Caldwell, J., Smith, E., Wegner, L., Vergnani, T., Mpofu, E., Flisher, A., Mathews, C. (2004). Healthwise South Africa: Development of a life skills curriculum for young adults. World Leisure Journal, 46, 4-17.
  • Mpofu, E., Wilson, K. (2004). Opportunity Structure and Transition Practices with Students with Disabilities: The Role of Family, Culture, and Community. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 35(2), 9-16.
  • Mpofu, E., Thomas, K., Chan, F. (2004). Social competence in Zimbabwean multicultural schools: Effects of ethnic and gender differences. International Journal of Psychology, 39(3), 169-178.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Teaching with Service Learning: Strategies and Opportunities for Rehabilitation Counselor Educators. Rehabilitation Education, 18(2), 121-132.
  • Mpofu, E. (2003). Conduct disorder: Presentation, treatment options and cultural efficacy in an African setting. International Journal of Disability, Community and Rehabilitation.
  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Glasgow, K., Jumel, B. (2003). Diagnosis and administrative interventions for students with mental retardation in Australia, France, United States and Zimbabwe 98 years after Binet’s first intelligence test. International Journal of Testing, 3(1), 59-75.
  • Mpofu, E. (2003). Enhancing Social Acceptance of Early Adolescents with Physical Disabilities: Effects of role salience, peer interaction, and academic support interventions. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 50(4), 435-454.
  • Watkins, D., Cheng, C., Mpofu, E., Olowu, S., Singh-Sengupta, S., Murari, R. (2003). Gender differences in self-construal: How generalizable are Western findings? The Journal of Social Psychology, 143, 501-519.
  • Mpofu, E., Conyers, L. (2003). Neurochemistry in the comorbidity of conduct disorder with other disorders of childhood and adolescence: Implications for counselling. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 16(1), 37-41.

Conferences

  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Applying the ICF to health assessment. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia: ICAP (international congress of applied psychology.
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Cultural neuroscience in chronic hypertension. International Conference on Hypertension, ICH 2010, Macau.
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Life design measures in rehabilitation and health. Think Before You Measure International Symposium on Health Assessment, Australia.
  • Mpofu, E. (2008). Pathways to health and healing in diverse cultures. The XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Germany: ICC Berlin.
  • Mpofu, E. (2006). International Perspectives in Assessing Children’s Temperament. International Test Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Approaches to Culturally Responsive Therapy and Counseling. Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 2004, Xi'an, China: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Changing Societies, Changing Cultures: The Impact of Temporal Acculturation on Mental Health. Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 2004, Xi'an, China: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Drug Abuse Prevention Principles Across Cultures. Society for Prevention Research:, Quebec.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Equitable assessment practices: An African perspective. International Test Commission: ICT 2004, The College of William and Mary, Williamburg,VA.

Reference Works

  • Mpofu, E., Matthews, L. (2008). Counseling Needs in People with Disabilities. In F.T.L. Leong, E.M. Altmaier, B.D. Johnson’s (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Counseling, Volume 4. (pp. 1603-1605). United States: Sage Publications.

2014

  • Mpofu, E., Hallfors, D., Mutepfa, M., Dune, T. (2014). A Mixed Methods Mapping of Church Versus Secular School Messages to Influence Sexual Decision Making as Perceived by Zimbabwean Orphan Girl Students. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, In press. [More Information]
  • Ntinda, K., Mpofu, E., Bender, B., Moagi, S. (2014). Botswana school child parents: their personal and community relationships contexts for counselling. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. [More Information]
  • Ke, L., Ho, J., Feng, J., Mpofu, E., Dibley, M., Li, Y., Feng, X., Van, F., Lau, W., Brock, K. (2014). Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Macau: Results From a Cross-Sectional Epidemiological Study in Macau, China. American Journal of Hypertension, , 1-7.

2010

  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Applying the ICF to health assessment. 27th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Melbourne, Australia: ICAP (international congress of applied psychology.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health. Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Bishop, M., Hirschi, A., Hawkins, T. (2010). Assessment of values. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 381-407). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Bishop, M., Moswela, E., Ntinda, K. (2010). Career counseling of people with disabilities. In Corina Pelser (Eds.), Career Counselling: Methods that work. South Africa: Juta & Company Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Bishop, M., Charema, J., Moswela, E., Ntinda, K. (2010). Career counselling of people with disability. In Corina Pelser (Eds.), Career Counselling: Methods that work, (pp. 34-44). South Africa: Juta & Company Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E., Doh, M., Mattise, C., Mutepfa, M., Phasha, N., Montsi, M., Shumba, A., Muchado, J. (2010). Child abuse. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 193-198). United States: Springer.
  • Peterson, D., Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Concepts and Models in Disability, Functioning, and Health. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 3-26). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Cultural neuroscience in chronic hypertension. International Conference on Hypertension, ICH 2010, Macau.
  • Llewellyn, G., Makuwira, J., Madden, R., Brentnall, J., Lukersmith, S., Mpofu, E., Bundy, A., Veitch, C., Broom, A. (2010), Developing a disability and development research agenda for Asia and the Pacific. , , , 1-48.
  • Hwang, K., Mpofu, E. (2010). Health Care Quality Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 141-161). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Osterlind, S., Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Item Response Theory and Computer Adaptive Testing. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 95-119). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Life design measures in rehabilitation and health. Think Before You Measure International Symposium on Health Assessment, Australia.
  • Mpofu, E. (2010). Non-discriminatory testing. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 682-685). United States: Springer.
  • Williams, J., Mpofu, E., Montsi, M. (2010). Racial/Ethnic Group Differences. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 779-781). United States: Springer.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines. United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Rusch, F., Chan, S., Engelbrecht, P., Mutepfa, M., Ruhode, N., Seymour, K. (2010). Remedial Education. In Clauss-Ehlers, Caroline (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology, (pp. 806-808). United States: Springer.
  • Prince, M., Mpofu, E., Hawkins, T., Devlieger, P. (2010). Social Safety Net Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 591-620). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T., Gwirayi, P. (2010). Temperament styles in Zimbabwean early adolescents: a Rasch measurement model analysis. South African Journal of Psychology, 40(1), 44-53.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T., Herbert, J., O'Donnel, P. (2010). Testing and Assessment: History, Current Context, and Prevailing Issues. In Elias Mpofu, Thomas Oakland (Eds.), Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health, (pp. 3-21). Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). The Future of Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health. In Elias Mpofu, Thomas Oakland (Eds.), Assessment in Rehabilitation and Health, (pp. 523-530). Upper Saddle River: Merrill (imprint of Pearson Education Inc).
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2010). Trends in Rehabilitation and Health Assessments. In Mpofu, E & Oakland, T (Eds.), Rehabilitation and Health Assessment: Applying ICF Guidelines, (pp. 699-705). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).

2009

  • Odirile, B., Mpofu, E., Montsi, M. (2009). Career coping and subjective well-being among university employees. Perspectives in Education, 27(3), 247-257.
  • Mpofu, E., Ortiz, S. (2009). Equitable Assessment Practices in Diverse Contexts. In Grigorenko, Elena~ (Eds.), Multicultural Psychoeducational Assessment, (pp. 41-76). New York, New York: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).

2008

  • Mpofu, E., Matthews, L. (2008). Counseling Needs in People with Disabilities. In F.T.L. Leong, E.M. Altmaier, B.D. Johnson’s (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Counseling, Volume 4. (pp. 1603-1605). United States: Sage Publications.
  • Sefedhi, S., Monsti, M., Mpofu, E. (2008). In-school HIV & AIDS Counselling services in Botswana: An exploratory study. Perspectives in Education, 26(1), 63-71.
  • Mpofu, E., Lawrence, F., Ngoma, M., Siziya, S., Malungo, J. (2008). Mapping an HIV/STD prevention curriculum for Zambian in-school settings. International Journal of Psychology, 43(2), 97-106.
  • Mpofu, E. (2008). Pathways to health and healing in diverse cultures. The XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Germany: ICC Berlin.
  • Mpofu, E. (2008). Psychoactive Drugs: Actions, Classification, Uses and Effects. In Cheryl De la Rey, Leslie Swartz, Norman Duncan, Lorraine Townsend (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction Third Edition, (pp. 485-493). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.

2007

  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Gregoire, J., Faulkner, M. (2007). An Exploration of Learning Disabilities in Four Countries: Implications for Test Development and Use in Developing Countries. International Journal of Testing, 7(1), 53-70.
  • Mpofu, E., Ngara, C., Gudyanga, E. (2007). Constructions of Giftedness Among the Shona of Central-Southern Africa. In Shane N. Phillipson, Maria McCann (Eds.), Conceptions of Giftedness: Sociocultural Perspectives, (pp. 225-252). United States: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Mutepfa, M., Mpofu, E., Chataika, T. (2007). Inclusive education practices in Zimbabwe: Curriculum, Family and Policy Issues. Childhood Education, 83, 342-346.
  • Mpofu, E., Jelsma, J., Maart, S., Levers, L., Montsi, M., Tlabiwe, P., Mupawose, A., Mwamwenda, T., Ngoma, M., Tchombe, T. (2007). Rehabilitation in Seven Sub-Saharan African Countries: Personnel Education and Training. Rehabilitation Education, 21(4), 223-230.
  • Mpofu, E. (2007). Service-Learning Effects on the Academic Learning of Rehabilitation Services Students. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 14, 46-52.

2006

  • Mpofu, E., Myambo, K., Mashengo, T., Mogaji, A., Khaleefa, O. (2006). African perspectives on creativity. In J.C. Kaufman & R.J. Sternberg (Eds.), The International handbook of creativity, (pp. 456-489). NY: Cambridge University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Oakland, T. (2006). Assessment of Value Change in Adults with Acquired Disabilities. In Michel Hersen (Eds.), Clinician's Handbook of Adult Behavioral Assessment, (pp. 601-630). United States: Gulf Professional Publishing.
  • Mpofu, E., Kasayira, J., Mutepfa, M., Chireshe, R. (2006). Inclusive education in Zimbabwe: Perspectives and challenges. In P. Engelbrecht & L.Green (Eds.), Overcoming/addressing challenges to inclusive education in Southern Africa, (pp. 66-81). South Africa: W. Green & Son Ltd.
  • Mpofu, E. (2006). International Perspectives in Assessing Children’s Temperament. International Test Commission, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Worrell, F., Conyers, L., Mpofu, E., Vandiver, B. (2006). Multigroup ethnic identity measure (MEIM) scores in a sample of adolescents from Zimbabwe. Identity (Philadelphia): an international journal of theory and research, 6, 35-60.
  • Mpofu, E., Carney, J., Lambert, M. (2006). Peer Sociometric Assessment. In Michel Hersen (Eds.), Clinician's Handbook of Child Behavioral Assessment, (pp. 233-263). United States: Academic Press Elsevier.
  • Mpofu, E., Harley, D. (2006). Racial and disability identity: Implications for the career counseling of African Americans with disabilities. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 50(1), 14-23.
  • Mpofu, E., Caldwell, L., Smith, E., Flisher, A., Mathews, C., Wegner, L., Vergnani, T. (2006). Rasch modeling of the structure of health risk behavior in South African adolescents. Journal of Applied Measurement, 7(3), 323-334.
  • Mpofu, E., Mutepfa, M., Chireshe, R., Kasayira, J. (2006). School psychology in Zimbabwe. In S.Jimerson, T.Oakland & P.Farrell (Eds.), Handbook of international school psychology, (pp. 437-449). CA: Sage Publications.
  • Mpofu, E., Flisher, A., Bility, K., Onya, H., Lombard, C. (2006). Sexual partners in a rural South African setting. AIDS and Behavior, 10(4), 399-404. [More Information]
  • Palen, L., Smith, E., Flisher, A., Caldwell, L., Mpofu, E. (2006). Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior among South African Eighth Grade Students. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(5), 761-763. [More Information]
  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Sulkowski, M. (2006). Temperament styles of Zimbabwean and U.S. children. Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 21, 139-153.
  • Mpofu, E. (2006). Theories and Techniques for Counsellors Applied to African Settings. Zimbabwe: College Press Publishers.
  • Mpofu, E., Bishop, M. (2006). Value Change and Adjustment to Disability: Implications for Rehabilitation Education, Practice, and Research. Rehabilitation Education, 20(3), 147-161.

2005

  • Mpofu, E., Bility, K., Flisher, A., Onya, H., Lombard, C. (2005). Correlates of drug use in rural Africa: Drug/substance use and sexual behavior in the Mankeng district of South Africa. Journal of Psychology in Africa, 15, 11-16.
  • Mpofu, E., Peltzer, K., Shumba, A., Serpell, R., Mogaji, A. (2005). School Psychology in sub-Saharan Africa: Results and implications of a six country survey. In C.R Reynolds & C. Frisby (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of multicultural school Psychology, (pp. 1128-1151). NY: John Wiley & Sons.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). Selective Interventions in Counseling African-Americans with Disabilities. In Debra A. Harley, John M. Dillard (Eds.), Contemporary Mental Health Issues Among African Americans, (pp. 235-254). United States: American Counseling Association.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). Service Learning: Impact on the Achievement of Pre-Service Human Service Students. Rehabilitation Education, 19(4), 249-258.
  • Mpofu, E. (2005). The Labour History of South Africa in Source Materials (1806-1940). Zimbabwe: University of Zimbabwe Publications.

2004

  • Mpofu, E., Conyers, L. (2004). A Representational Theory Perspective of Minority Status and People with Disabilities: Implications for Rehabilitation Education and Practice. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 47(3), 142-151.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Approaches to Culturally Responsive Therapy and Counseling. Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 2004, Xi'an, China: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Being intelligent with Zimbabweans: A historical and contemporary view. In R.J. Sternberg (Eds.), International handbook of intelligence, (pp. 364-390). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Changing Societies, Changing Cultures: The Impact of Temporal Acculturation on Mental Health. Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 2004, Xi'an, China: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Drug Abuse Prevention Principles Across Cultures. Society for Prevention Research:, Quebec.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Editorial - Majority World Health Care Traditions Intersect Indigenous and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 53(4), 375-379.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Equitable assessment practices: An African perspective. International Test Commission: ICT 2004, The College of William and Mary, Williamburg,VA.
  • Caldwell, J., Smith, E., Wegner, L., Vergnani, T., Mpofu, E., Flisher, A., Mathews, C. (2004). Healthwise South Africa: Development of a life skills curriculum for young adults. World Leisure Journal, 46, 4-17.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Learning through inclusive education: Practices with students with disabilities in sub-Saharan Africa. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 361-371). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Beck, R., Weinrach, S. (2004). Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: Challenges and Strategies. In Fong Chan, Norman L. Berven, Kenneth R. Thomas (Eds.), Counseling Theories and Techniques for Rehabilitation Health Professionals, (pp. 386-404). United States: Springer Publishing Company (Mannheim Trust, New York - Health care publishing).
  • Mpofu, E., Wilson, K. (2004). Opportunity Structure and Transition Practices with Students with Disabilities: The Role of Family, Culture, and Community. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 35(2), 9-16.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Psychoactive drugs: Actions, classification, uses and effects. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 501-512). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E., Thomas, K., Chan, F. (2004). Social competence in Zimbabwean multicultural schools: Effects of ethnic and gender differences. International Journal of Psychology, 39(3), 169-178.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Teaching and learning. In L. Swartz, C. de la Rey, N. Duncan, L. Townsend, & V.O'Neill (Eds.), Psychology: An Introduction (Third Edition), (pp. 347-359). Cape Town, South Africa: Oxford University Press.
  • Mpofu, E. (2004). Teaching with Service Learning: Strategies and Opportunities for Rehabilitation Counselor Educators. Rehabilitation Education, 18(2), 121-132.

2003

  • Mpofu, E. (2003). Conduct disorder: Presentation, treatment options and cultural efficacy in an African setting. International Journal of Disability, Community and Rehabilitation.
  • Oakland, T., Mpofu, E., Glasgow, K., Jumel, B. (2003). Diagnosis and administrative interventions for students with mental retardation in Australia, France, United States and Zimbabwe 98 years after Binet’s first intelligence test. International Journal of Testing, 3(1), 59-75.
  • Mpofu, E. (2003). Enhancing Social Acceptance of Early Adolescents with Physical Disabilities: Effects of role salience, peer interaction, and academic support interventions. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 50(4), 435-454.
  • Watkins, D., Cheng, C., Mpofu, E., Olowu, S., Singh-Sengupta, S., Murari, R. (2003). Gender differences in self-construal: How generalizable are Western findings? The Journal of Social Psychology, 143, 501-519.
  • Mpofu, E., Conyers, L. (2003). Neurochemistry in the comorbidity of conduct disorder with other disorders of childhood and adolescence: Implications for counselling. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 16(1), 37-41.

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