Here you can find out more about the workshops to empower healthcare professionals, parents & youth workers…

The PEP-talks presenter

Dr Annemarie Oberholzer, PEP-Talk presenter and Coordinator of the PEProgram, has many years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit before she ventured into the area of the Psycho-social Support of children in hospital. She held workshops for staff on paediatric pain management and trained volunteers and students on the psycho-social support of children in hospital. She did her Doctoral Degree in Professional Nursing Science at the University of Johannesburg, developing a model for the facilitation of support in order to empower children in healthcare. She then completed a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of South Africa (UNISA), focusing on the spiritual support of children in healthcare


Empower a child today

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children”
Nelson Mandela (8 May 1995)